As Full As Possible List of EIG Companies and Brands With Details (Beware EIG Hosting!)

Moderators of Wikipedia decided that Endurance International Group (EIG)'s page should NOT contain the list of the brands (including hosting) that EIG owns. So they edited the wiki page and removed the list of EIG hosting companies and other EIG brands. Although the wiki page did not contain the full list of hosting providers owned by Endurance International Group, I've fixed it my way - I've put … [Read more...]

Unlimited Hosting Is Limited. Practical Recommendations On Choosing A Host

If you choose between unlimited and limited hosting, you will likely prefer unlimited if the price is no big difference. And if the price differs significantly you will likely realistically estimate whether you need the “unlimited” word in your hosting plan title. Are you sure that an unlimited plan is what you really need? And what is really behind “unlimited” plans? By the way, here's … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – October 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: No 100% Uptime)

Here's the 33st Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for October 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "No hosts with 100% uptime this month". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [Read more...]

How To Display Additional Information By Clicking Image Components? Easy And For Free (WP, SVG)

Intro My previous tutorial on a similar topic has become pretty popular. It covered how to make clickable and highlighted areas on your image easily and for free and use it in your WordPress website. Since this topic is in demand I decided to make a further step so that anyone could take even more advantage of using SVG images on your website. In this tutorial I explain how you can make … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – September 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Fast and Wasted)

Here's the 32nd Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for September 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured after the performance of one of the hosts as "Fast host does not mean the best performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance … [Read more...]

My Host Was Bought By Other Hosting Company. What Should I Do?

This happens silently. Your host has been acquired. And when it’s already over, you wake up, check your inbox and find out an email from the CEO of your hosting. It says that today is the great day to let you know that new horizons are open for the hosting because it becomes a part of another super-duper company. Should you share the CEO’s optimism? Or should you pack your bags and look for a … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – August 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: No Real Difference)

Here's the 31st Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for August 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The price does not affect much on the performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored … [Read more...]

The Dirty Tricks That Hosts May Use To Take Your Money. Incredible Arrogance.

The interesting point is that the difference between selling and tricky selling can be not obvious to hosting clients sometimes. If you have no or little experience you may even be not aware of the fact that you pay too much or that you are sold something you don’t really need. But after all, from an experienced user’s point of view, the tricks that some hosts use can be called dirty for a … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – July 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: The Perfect Are Not The Fastest)

Here's the 30th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for July 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The perfect performance does not mean the fastest performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All … [Read more...]

Is Cloudflare with Cache-Everything rule effective? Tested on StableHost 6336 times from 16 locations

This is the second part of my practical research on Cloudflare free service. The first part is dedicated to Cloudflare free service without considering Cache-Everything rule. And in this article I present the results of testing free Cloudflare service with and without Cache-everything rule enabled (this option is free). Also, I compared the speed with and without a caching plugin used in … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – June 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Higher Uptime)

Here's the 29th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for June 2018! I've been testing 15 hosts in a non-stop manner the whole month and I'll show you the results below. In general, this contest's results can be featured as "The month with high uptime". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are presented in … [Read more...]