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The Advantages of Web Hosting over a Web Builder

The Advantages of Web Hosting over a Web Builder

 

Web builders make the process of getting a website online easy. They remove the need for any level of technical knowledge. Most use graphical interfaces which mean you can drag and drop the elements of your website into place, and you don’t have to worry about installing, configuring or coding. This is appealing, but there is another option – using web hosting and setting your website up manually.

 

Web hosting has many advantages over a web builder. Here are a few:

 

Flexibility

 

Resources for Web Design

Resources for Web Design

 

If you had to produce a cake for a party as soon as possible, how would you do it? Would you go and buy all the ingredients then spend a few hours baking? Or would you go to a cake shop and buy one already made? You would do the later, of course. We have resources at our disposal for almost everything in life – just like the cake shop. Those resources mean we can do things faster and better by utilizing the skills of others. Creating websites is no different, so here are some resources for web design.

 

Tutorials and courses

 

Internet Freedom and Your Website

Internet Freedom and Your Website

 

Doing business across the world has become easier because of the internet. Global corporations as well as smaller businesses can reach new markets. In fact it’s not unusual for small businesses, or even solo entrepreneurs, to have customers all over the world. One of the reasons why this is possible is because of the principle of internet freedom, i.e. you can theoretically access any website from anywhere in the world.

 

But internet freedoms are constantly changing which leaves the question: how will these changes affect your website?

 

So You Want to Open an Online Store?

So You Want to Open an Online Store?

 

So, you want to open an online store but you’re not sure how to do it? That’s okay because the process is like opening a bricks-and-mortar store. It’s not as complicated as you may think. Of course, some things are different. But the process is the same. Thinking about your online store as if it was a store in a mall makes it easier to plan the stages and get through them.

 

Find the Premises

 

The first thing you need to do when opening a bricks-and-mortar store is to find the right premises. You need:

 

·         A location that has the potential to bring you customers

·         A shop that is big enough to display everything you are going to sell;

What Metrics Are Important When Choosing Your Hosting Plan?

What Metrics Are Important When Choosing Your Hosting Plan?

 

When you’re buying hosting for your website you’ll have to decide which package to buy. They will vary in price and also performance. But what metrics are important when choosing your hosting plan? And what features and add-ons can you ignore?

 

One thing you won’t be short on is choice. It’s like someone going into a coffee shop for the first time. They will see a board containing loads of options with indecipherable names. But it is still all coffee. And if the coffee shop chooses they can make the choices simple: big cup or small; sweetened or not; almond milk or soy; strong or subtle.

 

This article explains the important features of a web hosting plan.

 

Technical Specs

Does a Domain Name Matter for SEO?

Does a Domain Name Matter for SEO?

 

Answering the question “does a domain name matter for SEO?” is quite simple. The answer is yes. Just look at any spam website with a domain name like new-get-rich-quick-scheme-to-become-a-millionare.info. Historically spammers have bought names like this because they get results. So yes, domain names have an impact on SEO. But that’s only the beginning of the answer

 

There are several guidelines that you should follow when choosing a domain name. But a word of warning first: don’t buy new-get-rich-quick-scheme-to-become-a-millionare.info. It breaks just about all the guidelines discussed below.

 

Wordpress Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

Wordpress Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

 

Building a website in Wordpress is something that most people can do, as long as they have a reasonable level of technical competence. You need patience and time to learn how it works. But it’s not overly complicated, even for beginners. As with most things in life there are several Wordpress mistakes you don’t want to make. How do we know? We know because most people who’ve built a Wordpress website have made at least one of these common mistakes at least once.

 

Making mistakes is human nature, particularly when you’re doing something new and exciting where it is easy to forget to focus on details. So now you may be wondering why you should read this post when you’re going to make mistakes anyway?

 

Should I use a Site Builder if I want to have an Online Store?

Should I use a Site Builder if I want to have an Online Store?

 

If you want to sell products on your website, you have a number of different options. For a start, you can create a fully-fledged online store, or you can add ecommerce functionality to an existing website. You also have to choose which platform you are going to use. There are many to choose from but this article is going to look at the whether you should use a site builder for your online store.

 

Wordpress vs. a Static Site

Wordpress vs. a Static Site

 

Two of the most common methods of building a website are to build a static site or build one using Wordpress. On the surface both methods do the same job. So what is the difference between the two options. And more importantly, which one is the best?

 

Let’s start with the difference between the two using restaurants as an analogy. Imagine you’re choosing a restaurant for dinner this evening, and you have two options. The first is a restaurant that offers a fabulous à la carte menu. You know the chef and you know that the food is fantastic, but you also know that once you get to the restaurant you’ll have to choose your meal. And once you have chosen, that’s what you’ll get.

 

Green Hosting: The What and Why

Green Hosting: The What and Why

 

Having green and eco-friendly initiatives in your company is becoming increasingly important. There are lots of reasons for going green, including protecting the planet and its resources. But it also makes simple business sense – if your customers are concerned about the environment, you should be concerned too. It’s not surprising then that green hosting is an option that more companies are choosing. But why do you need green hosting and how does it work?

 

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