Hosting Performance Contest – January 2019 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Mid-Priced Are A Bit Behind)

Here's the 36th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for January 2019! 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 "Most mid-priced hosts performed worse than the cheaper and the more expensive ones". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables … [Read more...]

Most reliable and fastest hosting in 2018 (millions of uptime and speed tests)

This post summarizes all monthly reports about how 15 hosts performed in 2018. This outlines more than 16 millions of measurements. Also, in this post I will name the most reliable and the fastest hosting in 2018 according to the tests among the hosts I've been monitoring. By the way, you can read a similar report on year 2017 here.   Intro I've been monitoring the performance … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – December 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Some Expensives Rock)

Here's the 35th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for December 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 "Some of the more expensive hosts show the best performance". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All … [Read more...]

Why managed WordPress hosts? WP Engine, Kinsta and LiquidWeb examined.

In this article I will not just explain the difference between “ordinary” (shared) WordPress hosting and managed WordPress hosting, but also scrutinize the exact examples – WP Engine, Kinsta and LiquidWeb. These examples will give you a good practical understanding of some nuances which you can’t grasp without trying the service or analyzing real users’ reviews. Also you will see the advantages … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – November 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: More Stable Speed)

Here's the 34th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for November 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 hosts show better speed stability". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts are … [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 33d 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...]