I have always hated shared hosting and I’m never going back to BlueHost, HostGator,etc because they’re always very un-reliable and the problem with shared hosting is that they’re just too crowded, also it doesn’t allow you to customize your environment, and has many limits like email sent per hour, max bandwidth, file size limit, etc. You can use sameid.net to check how many websites are actually hosted on the same server by entering the server’s IP address on it. below what you can see is one of the servers of Hostgator. some of them even have more than 300 websites on the same server And then I thought, what about dedicated servers? nope, They’re just too expensive. Also you don’t need 8 or 16Gigabytes of RAM & 1TB of HDD for only a tiny WordPress site So, I moved to IaaS cloud hosting. It wasn’t so cheap neither too expensive. but it was worth the price. So, I signed up for Digitalocean and installed … [Read more...] about How Can You Scale WordPress On Openshift Origin?
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Bluehost is officially recommended hosting company for WordPress platform by WordPress.org. In the recent times, it also raised a lot of question from experts around the globe regarding its contribution to WordPress open source community. Even I had the similar question until, during 2015 State of the Word address, WordPress co-founded shared how Bluehost tackled their 1.6 million outdated WordPress installation. There are a lot of takeaways here for all the WordPress users & hosting companies. Also, it’s a vote of trust for existing Bluehost users. Bluehost hosts about 2 million WordPress sites & in a recent audit they realize almost 80% i.e. 1.6 million WordPress installs are outdated. This is a major security risk & one of the major reason for WordPress sites on Bluehost being hacked. Needless to mention, a hacked site requires immediate support from hosting company which increases the running cost for the company & that also creates negative emotions on … [Read more...] about How Bluehost Secured 1.6 Million Outdated WordPress sites
We have various ways to install WordPress, like we can download the official .zip WordPress installation file, and install WordPress manually. Hosting companies like Bluehost or Hostgator, offer one click WordPress installation with the help of scripts. One common thing after installing WordPress is, we need to install essential WordPress plugins. By default WordPress comes packed with plugins like Akismet, Holly dolly, but to extend the feature of WordPress, we have a long list of plugins that we need to install. Many users whose job is to install multiple WordPress on a given day, it adds a lot to their task. WordPress do offer profile feature, where you can mark plugins as your favorite, and quickly install it, or you can take advantage of bulk plugin installation plugin, to install multiple plugins at once. Anyways, you need to do lot of manual work, and we all know “Saving time is saving money“. Today, I will be talking about one WordPress tool call WPRoller, which … [Read more...] about Create Custom WordPress Installation with Plugins
I first started creating web pages on Yahoo GeoCities, Tripod, etc. back in early 2000s. It was fun. Later, I tried blogging platforms like Blogger.com and WordPress.org and also started creating HTML web pages without any coding skills (thanks to Microsoft FrontPage). And that’s how I started web development. Now with the advent of web 2.0 people want more. People no longer like static HTML web pages with dull designs. They want rich features with a great user experience. That’s how blogging platforms became massively popular. I get a lot of emails (because of this Make Money Writing blog post) from my readers asking for a platform to share their articles or work online. And I used to recommend a blog — a WordPress blog to be more specific. But then I realized that a blog may not be relevant for everyone as things changes from one person to another. If you’re a technology enthusiast then starting a blog makes sense. But if you’re a writer and want to … [Read more...] about 51 Blogging And Publishing Platforms To Showcase Your Awesomeness
This is 2017 and the competition amongst webpreneurs continue to be fierce, and only the fittest, well-informed, and action-takers have the chance to survive. And to help the less privileged who might not have the budget for running huge and fearsome advertisement like the top guns in the industry, Google decided to introduce the application known as Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), which strictly helps to improve the mobile experience of end-users. Understanding that not so many people know about this let alone know how to go about applying it on their WordPress blogs to start enjoying the benefits themselves, I decided to write this guide on what Google AMP is about, why it is important, how to install it and the configurations. I hope you will find it useful. What is Google AMP? Google AMP is the short form for Google Accelerated Mobile Pages, which is simply geared towards improving the loading speed of mobile websites, just so it can function optimally and maximally, thereby … [Read more...] about Beginners Guide To Setting Up Google AMP For WordPress Blogs