I’m Stopping Hosting Performance Reports – Some Insights

As you might know, I’ve been monitoring performance of several hosts in a non-stop manner since 2016. I’ve issued 69 monthly reports having gathered a solid data on speed, uptime and performance index of the hosts for these almost 6 years. And the next monthly report for November will be the 70th anniversary and the last one. Below I will share with you why I made this decision from a personal … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – October 2021 Roundup (#69)

Here's the 69th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for October 2021! I installed a default WordPress site with no plugins used ("Lite" installation) on four hosts (A2, GeekStorage, HawkHost and GlowHost). And on three hosts (A2, GeekStorage and HawkHost) I installed a heavy-loaded WordPress site with a free caching plugin, lots of plugins and the tested page flooded with content that I … [Read more...]

Wickeditor Tutorial – Clickable Animated Elements

I’ve aready written two short articles about my first date with Wickeditor (here and here). I described the purpose, advantages andrestrictions of Wickeditor – the tool that allows you comparatively easily to create animated web experience on your website, including WordPress. And now I want to share a piece of something practical now. There are some sources, practical guides and … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – September 2021 Roundup (#68)

Here's the 68th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for September 2021! I installed a default WordPress site with no plugins used ("Lite" installation) on four hosts (A2, GeekStorage, HawkHost and GlowHost). And on three hosts (A2, GeekStorage and HawkHost) I installed a heavy-loaded WordPress site with a free caching plugin, lots of plugins and the tested page flooded with content that … [Read more...]

My Impressions After Creating My First Project With Wickeditor

In my previous post I shared my finding about a cool free tool named Wickeditor. It allows creating animated and interactive experiences that you can embed in your post or page. I wanted to try it first hand and let you know how it went. And also, I am sharing my Wickeditor file project in this post. And I am going to create a short tutorial with you in my next post. You can do different … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – August 2021 Roundup (#67)

Here's the 67th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for August 2021! I installed a default WordPress site with no plugins used ("Lite" installation) on four hosts (A2, GeekStorage, HawkHost and GlowHost). And on three hosts (A2, GeekStorage and HawkHost) I installed a heavy-loaded WordPress site with a free caching plugin, lots of plugins and the tested page flooded with content that I … [Read more...]

Create Interactive Infographics, GIFs And Simple Games On Your Site Easily And For Free with Wick Editor

For quite a long time I’ve been not so actively looking for a tool that can let you add interactivity to your website. There are many different tools and options but I wanted something both free and easy to use (with no coding if possible). And this is Wick Editor.   What I already had for you to suggest before Wick Editor Creating image maps with clickable areas is the easiest … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – July 2021 Roundup (#66)

Here's the 66th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for July 2021! I installed a default WordPress site with no plugins used ("Lite" installation) on four hosts (A2, GeekStorage, HawkHost and GlowHost). And on three hosts (A2, GeekStorage and HawkHost) I installed a heavy-loaded WordPress site with a free caching plugin, lots of plugins and the tested page flooded with content that I … [Read more...]

Do Hosts Slow Down Or Put You On A Slower Server After Some Time? (3.5 mln speed test, 5 years,15 hosts)

You’ve probably heard of or even experienced yourself that once you start using a hosting it performs pretty well at the beginning. But after several months it looks like you are moved to a slower server. I decided to use years of my non-stop speed monitoring of 15 hosts to analyze this hypothesis.   What I’ve done to analyze the speed of the hosts Took monthly average … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – June 2021 Roundup (#65)

Here's the 65th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for June 2021! I installed a default WordPress site with no plugins used ("Lite" installation) on four hosts (A2, GeekStorage, HawkHost and GlowHost). And on three hosts (A2, GeekStorage and HawkHost) I installed a heavy-loaded WordPress site with a free caching plugin, lots of plugins and the tested page flooded with content that I … [Read more...]