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...]

How fast is A2Hosting with and without free Cloudflare Service?

I’ve heard quite a few controversial opinions about using a free Cloudflare service. The main point that users blame a free Cloudflare service for is that it sort of brings more harm than good. I decided to check it myself. The main thing I tested thousands of times is website speed with and without free Cloudflare service. By the way, this is the first part of the research. Read the second … [Read more...]

Hosting Performance Contest – May 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Better Expensive)

Here's the 28th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for May 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 result can be featured as "More expensive hosts in general are better performers". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored … [Read more...]