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Sifting between the different web hosting services available can be a daunting and sometimes frustrating task. Luckily, we’re here to help you make sense of it all and, in turn, help you choose the right hosting for you.
What is hosting? Web hosting is the act of storing data from a website on a server. Depending on the type of hosting plan, this can be one server or many.
Types of Hosting
There are three major types of hosting: dedicated, shared, and cloud.
Continue reading Choosing the Right Web Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
You may be a little confused about what we mean when we say “Managed Hosting”. That’s all right, because the differences between a managed server and support from a managed hosting expert can be subtle. But there is a big difference.
Managed Server Hosting
When we talk about managed hosting, we’re often referring to a hosting platform that is managed by a team of skilled system administrators.
In this sense, managed hosting means complicated server admin tasks are provided for you.
Continue reading What Do We Mean By Managed Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you think it’s time to upgrade your website hosting, you’re probably right. You know your website better than anyone else, and if you’ve been noticing issues – listen to your gut.
Websites grow and change over time, so it’s perfectly natural to outgrow your hosting service – even if they performed well in the past.
Not sure? Keep reading to learn about everything from the different types of hosting plans to how to know when it’s time for an upgrade.
Continue reading When Should I Upgrade My Website Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
What’s the difference between shared hosting vs. VPS? If you’re just building your first website, or even if you’ve had one for years, you may not understand how it all works. Hosting seems to be one of those things that people know they need, but they don’t actually understand why.
It’s easy to see how it could all get confusing if you don’t have a background in tech – at first glance, all of the different hosting plans look pretty much the same.
Continue reading Is it Time to Switch from Shared Hosting to VPS? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing the right hosting provider can seem like a daunting task. Not only do you have to worry about the price, but you have to worry about security, cost, support, and so on.
Tips on Finding a Provider
Fortunately, we’ve come up with some tips to help you find the best provider for you.
Storage and Memory. This should be your first step to finding a host.
Continue reading Tips on Finding the Right Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do to ensure the success of your business is to create a website. Why? Because before anyone ever visits your store or reaches out to set up an appointment, they’re going to check out your online presence.
Don’t have a website? Prospects and leads may assume that if they can’t find you online, you’re not legit. At best, you’ll appear to be a business owner who can’t take the time to properly manage their own business: after all, why wouldn’t you want to provide a simple way for your audience to gain information about your company?
Continue reading Tips On Creating a Website that Works for Your Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re not familiar with it, PHP is the background scripting language that powers WordPress.
And if you want the fastest and most secure WordPress on the market, you need to be on the latest and greatest PHP version.
PHP 5.6 Is The New Minimum Requirement For WordPress
Recently, WordPress bumped the minimum PHP requirement to version 5.6.
This means older versions of PHP will not receive the same level of WordPress support.
Continue reading It’s Time to Upgrade Your PHP Version For WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
InMotion Hosting is your go-to shared hosting provider. We started out as a small business ourselves, so we understand the struggle: you’re on a budget, you don’t want to spend money on products or services you don’t need, and it seems like everyone out there is just trying to sell you something.
We’re not about that game. When you talk to our service reps, they’ll help you assess your business needs and determine the product that’s actually best suited for you – not the one that costs the most money.
Continue reading Tips On Choosing the Right Shared Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing a domain name is a very important part of designing a website and increasing your visibility. Although it may seem that using the name of your business or simply your own name is the right course of action, there are other things to consider.
Is It Appealing?
The first thing you want to consider is the appeal. Does your domain name look appealing? This may seem like a ridiculous thing to think about, but it does matter.
Continue reading Tips on Choosing a Great Domain at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
A DIY website builder may seem like a daunting option, but nothing could be further from the truth! Today’s website builders are user-friendly, intuitive, and easy-to-use.
DIY Website Builder
In fact, more business owners today are choosing to build their own websites than ever before. Why? Because businesses today need a website – there’s no way around that – but hiring a pro can be expensive.
Building your own site is an economical option; plus, it gives you total creative control, allowing you to customize design and functionality however you see fit.
Continue reading DIY Website? Why Choose To Do This? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re thinking about building a website, it’s likely you’ve heard the term “web hosting.” Your website can’t go live on the Internet without it.
But as we’ve learned from dealing with countless clients – just because you’ve heard of web hosting doesn’t mean you know what it is. In a nutshell, hosting services give you the tools you need to get your site up on the web and ready to receive visitors.
Continue reading What is Web Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As technology involving the cloud grows and increases its function, Cloud VPS hosting has become an excellent choice when considering hosting options for your website. Using this guide, you will learn the difference between hosting plans, and why Cloud VPS Hosting is better than most of the others.
What is Web Hosting?
To start off we need to understand web hosting and the role it plays. Web hosting is the act of storing your website’s data onto a server.
Continue reading What is Cloud VPS Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Web hosting provides customers and visitors access to your website. While there are multiple options, one of the most popular forms of web hosting services is shared hosting.
As the name implies, shared web hosting allows multiple users with individual Internet domains to share and utilize one web server. Multiple websites can also be set up under one user account.
This is especially beneficial for small businesses, blogs, and personal websites looking for cost-efficient, easy to use and safe hosting services.
Continue reading Benefits of Shared Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Where can you buy a domain name? If you find yourself wondering that, you’re not alone. Many business owners don’t know where to buy a domain name, or even what a domain name is.
We’re going to lay the whole process out for you from start to finish. By the end, you’ll not only understand what a domain name is and why you need one, but you’ll know how to find the best deal (and avoid getting scammed into a shady contract).
Continue reading Where Should I Buy a Domain Name? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
VPS hosting, cloud hosting and shared hosting providers–when deciding what form of web hosting service to purchase, the first thing you should ask is, what type of an online presence will your business have?
Are you a small business or entrepreneur looking to use your website to advertise and supplement an already established shop? Or will your website be the main focus of your business?
The next question is whether your business will be starting out small, building up to more visitor traffic as you grow?
Continue reading What Is the Most Affordable Hosting Option? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We’ve been in the web hosting business for a long time. And we’ve found one of the most consistent benefits of web hosting is being able to control your own destiny.
Learning how to do your own coding gives you the greatest level of control over what you can do with your hosting.
So where can you learn how to code?
The web is a great place to start.
Continue reading Power Up Your Web Hosting With Your Own Code at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Your website is growing, traffic is increasing daily, you’re thinking about getting a new hosting plan, but what about a domain name transfer? Often overlooked in general website upkeep, who you host your domain with is a vital part of the security of your website. We’re going to go over some reasons why a domain transfer should be your next move.
When starting off, you bought your name from a Registrar. A Registrar is a company that allows you to register a domain name so that it is unique only to you and your website.
Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Might Transfer a Domain Name at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
So you’ve decided to create a website and you’re ready to move on to picking your website builder of choice. There are so many options for both a website builder and hosting. When it comes down to hosting, and knowing which plan is best, many people have a hard time deciding which company to go with.
We believe that it’s not only convenient but beneficial to bundle your hosting with the website creator of your choice.
Continue reading Why You Should Bundle Your Website Builder and Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are a lot of different options when you are choosing a hosting provider for your website and one of the most popular of these is a VPS hosting provider. But before you jump in to this hosting platform, you need to know exactly what you are getting into so that you can have the smoothest set-up and performance for your needs.
Your website is too important for your business to not have all of your facts lined up to that you can make an informed decision.
Continue reading Avoid These Pitfalls When Choosing a VPS Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Are you wondering how you can turn your WordPress Website Builder designed site into a money-making virtual business? Well, read on and see how to do just that.
It goes without saying that if you want to get involved in business, you need a professional website to help promote it. But some businesses go a step further and exist solely on the Internet with no brick-and-mortar stores to promote. Let’s look at how you can join the thousands of other entrepreneurs who have started their own virtual business.
Continue reading Starting Your Own Virtual Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.