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...]

One Best Security Plugin For WordPress or Combination of Plugins?

1. Intro Let me assume you are concerned about your website safety or have already been hacked. And you would like to know what is the best security plugin for WordPress out there. You might have heard of some of them and you don't know which one to choose to make your site protected from hackers and malicious bots. I've made a research on WordPress security plugins and solutions and would … [Read more...]

Free Elementor Landing Pages Empowered by ThriveLeads Lead Generation and Email Opt-in Functionality

The purpose of this article is to let you know that a hot free Elementor plugin for building WordPress pages including custom landing pages can work great with ThriveLeads (email opt-in and lead generation plugin). The highlight of the article is how to power landing pages with very versatile lead generation and email opt-in functionality. The kind of combination is a very cost-effective and … [Read more...]

Looking For a GDPR Compliant Hosting? Forget It! (Practical Thoughts)

Using a GDPR compliant hosting is a part of your business safety strategy when it regards GDPR thing. But you can forget it. Well, almost. Intro This first paragraph of my post was meant to draw your attention. But it’s actually a true statement. And it’s ambiguous like the whole GDPR thing stated on 260 pages. This GDPR stuff in many ways may look like nonsense and an unreasonable … [Read more...]

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...]

Hosting Performance Contest – April 2018 Roundup (15 Hosts Tested: Better Cheaper Speed)

Here's the 27th Monthly Hosting Performance Contest Roundup for April 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 "Cheaper hosts in general show better speed". By the way, you can find the latest roundups here and the performance tables and charts here. All monitored hosts … [Read more...]

The Best Free Online Tool To Check Website Speed (A2Hosting Tested 600 Times)

I’ve picked up six popular free online tools to check website speed and tested my website hosted on A2Hosting (the cheapest Lite plan). And I’ve made 600 tests to find out the most reliable (i.e. the best) tool. And after analyzing the test data I make recommendations on using the particular free online tools which will help you make more precise measurements of your website speed. By … [Read more...]