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What Is a Web Server?

A web server is a software that is running on dedicate, virtual or embedded server, which is capable of delivering the requested data made through the web. Typically web server’s task is to process and deliver the requested information (website contents and data) that is stored on the server. Thanks to uptick in internet of […]

4 Tips To Speed Up Your WordPress Website

There is no secret that WordPress is one of the most popular CMS/Web design tools available in the market and according to some estimated almost one-third of all the websites on the internet is powered by WordPress. The most common question we get from WordPress users is “how to make my site load faster?”  Unfortunately, […]

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cPanel Price Hike and Changes To Licensing Structure

On Thursday 27 Jun 2019 cPanel announced new pricing and licensing structure. cPanel no longer offers unlimited account, instead effective immediately they introduced multi-tier licensing structure: cPanel Admin (up to 5 accounts) – US$20 per month cPanel Pro (up to 30 accounts) – US$30 per month cPanel Premier (up to 100 accounts).  US$45 per month […]

Plesk Obsidian Features and Release Date

Plesk has recently announced the major release “Plesk Obsidian” and published a release cycle calendar. Although “Plesk Obsidian Release candidate 1” was released on June 4, but General availability of stable version will only be released on October 2019. This major release intends to move Plesk closer to achieving their goal of becoming a “complete […]

A Quick Guide to Windows Website Hosting Best Backup Practices

WannaCry ransomware has wreaked havoc on windows computer systems since its first major attack on May 2017. Hosting companies were not immune from these attacks; some of the windows webs hosting providers were hit hard, mainly those who were slow to upgrade their infrastructure and were running Windows 2003 and Windows 2008. These attacks resulted […]

How to update my VPS and how to upgrade my Control panel

The most important task of every server administrator or web admin is to keep OS (Windows or Linux), Applications and Control Panel up-to-date.  It does not only make your infrastructure more secure but also you can take advantage of new features. Microsoft and other software companies are constantly working to release patches to fix vulnerabilities, […]

DNA Data Storage is Going Mainstream!!

What is a big deal about DNA data storage? Some might say they have ample space in the cloud to store all their photos, music’s and data but thanks to the emergence of big data we are generating and storing loads of data every second. According to IDC’s 2018 white paper, the amount of data […]

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How to secure your contact form, CAPTCHA vs reCAPTCHA

Spammers are using every tool at their disposal to send unsolicited emails, in part thanks to advancements in AI and internet bots, these days spammers target contact forms more than ever. Almost every website uses the contact form to engage with customers and unfortunately, there are still many website owners out there that have not […]

What is the difference between Windows web hosting and Linux web hosting? What are the common features of website hosting?

Choosing the right solution to host your website might seem like a daunting task; as you might be bombarded by jargons, different features, add-on options, and different pricing model. One of the first decisions you have to make is to choose between Windows or Linux web hosting, I have been asked this questions so many […]