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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

28 Jun

6 Things That Make a Good WordPress Hosting Plan Even Better

The task of developing your own WordPress website is one of the greatest and most frustrating DIY projects. Unlike the build-your-own furniture that comes with everything from screws to instructions, getting a WordPress website up and running is a much more fluid and freeform process. So where do you start? The first step to building a successful online presence is finding a host that will help you on your quest. That means finding the right balance between price, performance, security, and support. Because more than 60 million people power their sites with WordPress,...

12 Jun

Definitive Guide to Web Hosting Best Practices for B2B Companies

Choosing a reliable web hosting service is one of the very first and most critical steps in your website development and marketing strategy. As a web hosting provider, HostPapa (ranked #1 in the top 7 web hosting providers of 2018) is here to help you make informed decisions that will result in increased productivity and stimulate the growth of your business. Regardless of how cliché this may sound, your hosting choice at the end of the day is arguably the foundation of your website’s success. This is because if you mistakenly choose the...

25 May

How the GDPR Affects You and What HostPapa is Doing With These Changes

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th, 2018. If you have an online business or a presence on the Internet of any kind, chances are you’ve heard of the GDPR already, since it was created back in 2016. If you haven’t, here is what you need to know: The GDPR is a law being placed in the European Union and the UK about data protection and privacy. The main focus of the GDPR is to give people more control of their online personal data. If you...

16 Apr

When to Upgrade to a VPS Hosting Plan?

Is it time you upgraded to a VPS hosting plan? Your website is finally gaining traction, your visitors have spiked, but your website seems unable to keep up. Can it be that your current hosting plan doesn’t have the resources it needs to run your growing website? Shared hosting is a fantastic starting point for most small businesses and websites. But, as your website grows and requires more resources, it can disrupt the other accounts’ services and you might lack some much-needed resources. Has the time to upgrade to a VPS hosting...

22 Nov

The Importance of SSL Certificates to Search Engines

SSL Certificates have become more and more common today as internet security is a constant concern for everyone, as well as for giant internet companies like Google. Every day, Google blacklists over 10,000 websites, removing them from their search results and in turn removing the majority of visitors that go to those websites. This can not only hurt your sales, but also bruise your reputation. Nobody, except for Google, really knows what goes into their search rankings or what causes a website to be blacklisted. However, according to a recent Sucuri...

25 Oct

WordPress: 5 Things to Do After You Post

So you just published an article on your WordPress blog and believe your work is done - you couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, your work has just begun: there are 346 million blog readers waiting to hear from you. Here are 5 things you can do to improve your WordPress articles’ reach:   Email your subscribers Your readers aren’t always checking your blog for new content, so you’ll have to let them know when new articles are posted. This is when an email blast comes in handy. Spread the word, but...


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