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What is a Virtual Private Server and Which Type Do You Choose? Whether you are looking to host several online websites for your business, want to create your own game server to play on with friends, or are just looking to create private backups of your computer system, a virtual private server is an easy and affordable way to do all of the above. A […]
Starting a new blog or website is very exciting. WordPress has everything you need to get started, and to keep going. It’s the best platform for running your site, but a good website needs to start with a good theme. WordPress has hundreds of themes available to you. Some are free and tend to be simpler, while there are some very fancy and extensive themes […]
All of our shared hosting accounts come with cPanel. Today we will review, in brief, how to upload and edit files in your account via your cPanel. Uploading Files Using the cPanel Manager Login to cPanel and click on ‘File Manager’ under Files Click on ‘Web Root’ and select ‘Show Hidden Files’, and then click on ‘Go’ Open the folder where you would like to […]
Everyone today wants a blog, but not everyone knows how or where to start. Here we present 5 great choices for free blogging software packages. All accounts at TheOpenHost support all of the tools, so once you choose one, just ask us for help to install it and then start blogging: OpenKM Easily manage digital content, simplify your workload and yield high efficiency OpenKM is […]
Everyone today wants a blog, but not everyone knows how or where to start. Here we present 5 great choices for free blogging software packages. All accounts at TheOpenHost support all of the tools, so once you choose one, just ask us for help to install it and then start blogging: 1. WordPress WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful […]
When choosing hosting you must make the decision between getting either a Solid State Drive (SSD) or Hard Disk Drive (HDD) as the storage component for your website. So which of the two is the better choice, an SSD or HDD? SSD An SSD does everything a regular hard drive does, but data is stored on interconnected flash memory chips that retain the data even […]
Net Neutrality — it’s what everyone is talking about, and there’s good reason why. As you most probably know the FCC has started a process to revert the Net Neutrality rules that were enacted a couple years ago after massive online protests. The Wikipedia article on Net neutrality puts it well: Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers must treat all data on […]