What is Joomla and How Can I Use it to Create a Website?

Joomla is an easily configurable and very popular Content Management System, which makes it simple to create a web page.

The open source software is like many others – free and of course the source code is accessible to everyone. [click to continue…]


Put the Work In: The Long Way to the Optimal Domain Name


hat distinguishes a good domain name from a bad one?

Very simple: You can remember a good name right away and enter it correctly into the browser weeks later. You read or hear a bad name and forget it immediately.

Very bad names are characterized by the fact that you don’t just forget them, but don’t even google them because the name and content have nothing to do with each other. [click to continue…]


A2hosting Review After Being a Customer for Two Years

A thorough A2hosting review

I published the original version of this A2Hosting review in 2013. Since then it has been revised several times, reflecting the fact that currently this website is also hosted on A2-Hosting’s platform.

Exactly who is A2 Hosting?

Back in 2012 A2Hosting was a provider that I heard good news about, so I decided to look under the hood. They were not that well-known back then yet as I recall, they’ve come a long way since then. The web host from Ann Arbor MI became a huge success, hence the A2 in their name.
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A2Hosting Launches Windows Hosting and Other Updates

A2hosting has launched their Windows hosting plans which offer the well-known speed and reliability that we’re used to from them.

Basically every Linux based plan has a Windows counterpart now when it comes to Shared and Reseller plans. [click to continue…]


The Fruit of the Google and A2 Hosting Partnership: G Suite Integration

If productivity is in scope we can’t close our eyes when it comes to Google.

Like in so many other areas, Google put their best foot forward giving us great business tools like the Calendar, Drive, Docs and of course Email and the list goes on. [click to continue…]


How to Find Black Friday and Cyber Monday Web Hosting Deals in 2016?

There is a time for sowing and reaping every year and there is Black Friday and Cyber Monday also that is the best time of the year to acquire certain goods.

This couldn’t be more true to services like web hosting where every year during this period early birds get deals up to 80% off from web hosting plans. Of course, the element of research and recommendation should still be present. [click to continue…]


Siteground Review – Great Features and Outstanding Performance from a Unique Web Host

SiteGround was started in 2003 as a really small business but today they host around 250,000 websites (numbers change by the day). They provide shared hosting for small businesses and blogs, cloud hosting, dedicated servers and reseller hosting.

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Greengeeks Review – Technically Solid Web Host with Shady Domain Policy?

Greengeeks as the the name implies is a green web host and green web hosting is a great direction although I see a slight misunderstanding around the concept, but hopefully after this review, things will become clearer.

What is Green Web Hosting?

There is a number of activities that contribute to green hosting, but probably the most important thing is “Renewable Energy Certificates”.

Companies buy these and so the energy amount that they use is produced from environmentally friendly sources (like wind energy, solar energy).

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