Alternatives To SiteGround As The Renewal Price Increased After The First Billing Period

This article is for the SiteGround’s clients who find the renewal prices too high for the service. This is for shared hosting clients, i.e. who is using the following SiteGround’s plans: StartUp, GrowBig and GoGeek. Below I will explain what options you have after the first billing period is over if you don’t want to pay 2-3 times more as you paid before. If you do NOT use WordPress, then … [Read more...]

How To Get The Best Out Of ChatGPT And Other Free A.I. Tools

I like fee tools that do their job very well. It's cool if you can use the tools right away, preferably without registration or installation. Free lazy man tools! I have a page in my Obsidian vault where I've been putting together nice A.I.-based tools and resources that I use or will probably use, or just to keep them there because of my fear-of-missing-out feeling :) Let me share these tools … [Read more...]

I Asked ChatGPT To Recommend The Best Hosting And Its Reply Was …

Just a short post as my input to popularisation of ChatGPT :) Not sponsored, as usual, truly my recommendations :) I have been playing with ChatGPT lately, which is a text-based AI chat bot if you have still been ignoring the hype :) Yeah, I've joined the hype, and even decided to make a short post. Although I am not a follow-the-hype person at all, by the way. Before revealing you what … [Read more...]

The Hosts That Performed Best In 2021 (Millions Of Uptime And Speed Tests)

This post summarizes all monthly reports about how 4 selected hosts performed in 2021. This outlines more than 7.5 millions of measurements (including speed and uptime tests). Also, in this post I will name the most reliable and the fastest hosting in 2021 according to the non-stop tests done throughout the whole year.   Intro I've been monitoring the performance (uptime, full page … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – November 2021 Roundup (#70, The Last One)

Here's the 70th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for November 2021! This is the last monthly hosting performance report. I'm finishing non-stop monitoring hosts (read more about my decision here). 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 … [Read more...]

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...]