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If you’re looking into the advantages of a managed WordPress hosting service, then here are some of the things that you need to know. A managed hosting service is one of many different types available including shared servers, dedicated servers, virtual private servers, and cloud servers.
But it’s also one of the more expensive options, which begs the question: Is it worth the expense? Let’s examine the features that come with managed WordPress hosting and you can decide if the cost is worth it for your business or personal website.
Continue reading What’s Included with Managed WordPress Hosting? Is it Worth It? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When you’re working on a new website for your business, you want to get everything just right. So how do you do that? The key is to give your visitors what they want – and web users today want convenience. They expect your site to be fast-loading, beautiful to look at, and (more than anything else) user-friendly.
There are dozens, maybe even hundreds, of little things you can do to improve the usability of your website, but today we’re going to talk about the “Back to Top” button.
Continue reading Add a “Back to Top” Button On Your WordPress Blog at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As we’ve said before on this blog, you don’t want to be using the Internet with training wheels.
When the Internet became more openly available in the 90s, it was seen as more of a fad.
It took many years and the success of a few tech titans to change peoples’ opinions about how the web could work for them.
But a whole slew of Internet services have popped up to make getting your own content on the web more simple.
Continue reading Claim Your Domain to Unlock The Full Web at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Once you design your WordPress website, you still have some tasks left to do. Chief among these is finding a hosting service that can meet your needs and keep your website up and protected.
In order to choose the right hosting service, it’s necessary to do a lot of research and compare the different options available to you. But one of the best hosting services currently on the market is InMotion Hosting. InMotion has several things going for it, so let’s look at 10 reasons why you should consider this host for your site:
Not a New Name—One thing that you need to realize about hosting providers is that there are many who pop up claiming to be the best, only to fizzle out in a few years.
Continue reading 10 Reasons InMotion Hosting is the Best for WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
More and more companies are standing behind the single page website model.
And it makes sense. A single page website can hold more content than you might think.
A single page can scroll infinitely, but you’ll want to make sure to have your targeted content placed strategically.
Don’t Let Your Site Become a Confusing Mess
When designing a website it’s important to consider the user experience.
Back in the early days of the web, you may remember seeing cluttered, distracting websites.
Continue reading Are Single Page Websites The New Thing? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
A dedicated server, for dedicated hosting, is a big investment for your business, but one that will pay off in the long run. How? Increased speed, security, and performance will not only make your website more user-friendly but will lead to more conversions and greater sales.
Don’t believe us? Studies show that 79% of shoppers who are dissatisfied with website performance are less likely to buy from the same site again and that every additional second added on to your load time results in a 7% loss in conversions.
Continue reading What’s the Right Price to Pay for a Dedicated Server? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Here at InMotion Hosting, we’re all about WordPress.
Our popular WordPress education channel is a one-stop resource for everything WordPress. And we often refer new WordPress users there.
But there’s another great resource we haven’t mentioned before: WordPress meetups.
WordPress meetups are popping in cities all around the world. Chances are you probably have a meetup going on nearby this week.
Getting Involved in the WordPress Community
WordPress meetups are an easy way to get involved in the WordPress community.
Continue reading WordPress is Making Lasting Connections With Meetups at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
New to WordPress? All of the industry jargon and techy speak can be confusing if you don’t have a background in web design. To help ease beginners into the swing of things, WPBeginner launched a glossary back in 2013.
It’s filled with commonly used phrases and terms that might be useful to anyone creating a WordPress site (but that newbies might not be all that familiar with).
Syed Balkhi, founder of WPBeginner.com, says the idea came to him in 2012 while he was chatting with an attendee at WordCamp Columbus.
Continue reading WordPress Dictionary: The Beginner’s Glossary to Get Started at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We’ve always taken an interest in the DIY approach to website creation. We believe it’s important to empower our users to own their own domain and do their own thing.
If you’re looking for an all-in-one website package, we’ve got you covered with our Website Creator. You get your own domain, and, unlike other builders, you own the code of your site forever.
Whether you’ve had a website with us for years, or you just joined, we wanted to remind you of some of the technical hang-ups that can affect a website over the long term.
Continue reading You’re a Website Creator. What’s Next? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
You already know that running an online backup for WordPress websites is important. They can save you from losing your website and get you back up and running quickly in the event of a crash or loss of data. But did you know that just running those backups isn’t enough?
Sometimes backups can become corrupt or can be missing files. Or worse, sometimes a backup just doesn’t work at all. Imagine a virus taking down your website and then not being able to restore because your backup isn’t actually there.
Continue reading Why You Should Test Your Online Backup for WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We’ve talked extensively in the past about how versatile WordPress is and how you can add numerous plugins and widgets that do some amazing things with your site.
One of the most popular tools that marketers have begun using on WordPress is Facebook Pixel. If you’ve ever searched for a product and then suddenly seen ads for that very same product pop up on your Facebook feed, that is because of the Pixel.
Some marketers have even gone so far as to describe it as the Google Analytics for Facebook.
Continue reading How to Install Your Facebook Pixel on WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re trying to run a business in 2019, then you know that your email hosting service can make or break your company. Today, most clients expect you to respond almost immediately to a message, be it a question or a complaint. If you don’t get a client email or if an email is delayed because of a slow server, it can cause you to miss out on a major piece of business. But most businesses don’t know much about how email hosting works or what to look for when choosing a hosting service.
Continue reading The BEST 2019 Email Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
With all of the available website builder tools out there, you might be wondering why WordPress Hosting is so popular and how it can work for you.
Sure, many of those hosted builder sites make it simple to get started, but down the road, when you want to do something more advanced, you have to cough up more cash.
And, worst of all, whether you use a builder like Wix or Weebly, or a social media business page, you don’t own the site itself, and you would be forever locked into that provider’s network.
Continue reading Take Off The Training Wheels With WordPress Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
First impressions count. And if you have a small business, your first contact with anyone new will likely be on your website. That’s why it not only has to look great but also needs to work well – because if it doesn’t, those visitors will bounce before you know what happened. In fact, according to a study by Taylor & Francis, you only have 50 milliseconds to make an impression. 50 milliseconds.
Continue reading Why Small Businesses Love WordPress Websites at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Hiring a designer to create a custom website could easily cost $2,000 or more. And it’s easy to understand why – coding all of that HTML, CSS, and PHP takes a long time. Unfortunately, many business owners don’t have that much money to shell out for a website when they’re just getting started.
So, what’s an entrepreneur to do when they don’t have the money to hire a contractor, but they also need a professional-looking website?
Continue reading How Website Creator Lets You Build A Website of Your Dreams! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We were recently informed of a pretty large attack on WordPress websites that use the Abandoned Cart Lite for WooCommerce plugin. With over 20,000+ installs, this vulnerability isn’t a minor issue. Let’s take a look at what hackers are doing and how you can prevent it from happening to your website.
Taking over a website and infecting isn’t too hard for hackers when version 5.1.3 or later is installed. The hackers pretend to be customers and add items to the cart, but when the time comes for checkout info, they enter fake information and injected code via a link to the billing “last name” field.
Continue reading ATTENTION WordPress Website Owners – Website Vulnerability at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
For those who are looking for the best web hosting service, you can very easily get overwhelmed with the choices. There are so many different options—shared server s, virtual private servers, cloud servers—that it can make the novice or uninitiated website owner’s head begin to spin.
One way to know that you’re getting the best options is by choosing InMotion Hosting. Our popular hosting service has established itself as a major player in the web hosting field.
Continue reading Want the Best Web Hosting? We have something for you! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you want to take your online store to the next level, you must have “Buy Now” buttons to make purchasing super simple. Installing a Buy Now plugin is important as it eliminates confusion for your website traffic and simplifies the buying process.
We are living in a time of choice. Customers not only want, but expect, a range of options. When it comes to your online store, that means providing a wide variety of products or services and streamlining the purchasing process.
Continue reading Should You Get a Buy Now Plugin for WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
With the advent of the with hosting options offered by many companies, lots of business people feel like they can do anything that a professional web designer can do.
However, web designers know this isn’t necessarily the case and, even for those novices who can create a website, the cost in time isn’t necessarily worth it. So if you are considering running a web design business, there a few things that you are going to need to do in order to convince others to entrust you with their website:
It’s not all about the coding—A lot of people think that all you need to be a successful web designer is the ability to code and create cool looking websites.
Continue reading Are You Considering Running a Web Design Business? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We hate to admit it, but there are a lot of websites out there, and not all of them are great.
Actually, there are some downright awful websites out there.
But where does failure happen? Is it the design? Is it the content?
Often, the cause of the failure is settling for mediocrity, and putting too much effort in the wrong places.
Start Doing Hard Things
In his classic book So Good They Can’t Ignore You, author and computer scientist Cal Newport argues that the best way to move the needle in your professional or creative life is to cultivate a habit of Deliberate Practice.
Continue reading Is Your Website Easy To Ignore? 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.