.. Want to evaluate & understand the good & bad side of Managed WP Hosting? Well, let me share what I have learned after spending almost $6500 in last three years by hosting ShoutMeLoud on various managed WordPress hosting. If you are new to this not so new form of hosting, start by learning what is managed WordPress hosting. You will also learn about features and advantages you will get with them. Now, as we all know there are two sides of coins and same goes with managed WP hosting. However, there is no as such limitations or bad thing about Managed WP hosting, but there is few downside, especially for tech-savvy people that you should know. Personally, I feel for any professional WordPress blog & Business WordPress Website should be hosted only on managed WordPress hosting. If you are asking why? Read on to find the answer. At the end, I have also updated some of the most popular managed WordPress hosting of 2016. The Pros of Managed Hosting for WordPress As the name … [Read more...] about Pros and Cons of Managed WordPress hosting
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When it comes to hosting, we have various options regarding hosting packages and companies. Common hosting types are: But one thing which is common to all of these hosting types and companies, is that they will let you host any type of website. You can host: WordPress is memory-hogging software and it’s not uncommon to face downtime and site slowness at times. The main reason for this is that most of the hosting companies are not optimized for running WordPress. Either you can become a WordPress server optimization expert or hire someone to do it for you. But this sounds like a solution for 2013. In 2016, people are getting smarter & we all understand the importance of a fast-loading website. Moreover, downtime can mean a missed opportunity. But now, we have Managed WordPress Hosting. In the past several years, I have used numerous Managed WordPress Hosts including WPEngine, HostGator, Page.ly, and now, ShoutMeLoud is hosted on Kinsta. From my experiences (some bad & … [Read more...] about Managed WordPress Hosting: A Beginner’s Guide
We have talked a lot about shared hosting in the past, but after your blog starts getting decent traffic, shared hosting is not ideal. You need to increase your blog's hosting infrastructure, and the next step is to go for managed VPS web hosting. Note: There are unmanaged VPS hosts too, which are cheaper, but if you are one of those people who doesn't like getting their hands dirty with shell commands, managed hosting is what you want. I work on the WordPress platform, and a managed VPS is specifically geared towards WordPress blogs. You've probably heard me talk a lot about HostGator and Bluehost. Though I don't have any issue with my shared hosting accounts, if my traffic starts increasing, I'll need to move to a dedicated server or a VPS. For some of my smaller sites, shared hosting is ideal, but for a big site like ShoutMeLoud, shared hosting is not practical. Dedicated web hosting is expensive, so a VPS is really the best option. From Wikipedia: A virtual private … [Read more...] about What is VPS Web Hosting & What is the Best Managed VPS Host?
Isn’t it painful to log into all of your WordPress blogs just to update a single plugin? How many times have you wondered if you could manage backups of all your blogs from a single place? This used to be my pain until I discovered the ManageWP Orion service. It’s a premium service which offers a free plan for budding bloggers (up to 5 sites) & makes it super easy to manage multiple WordPress blogs. Make no mistake: Managing multiple WordPress blogs is not an easy task. We webmasters are not only limited to publishing blog posts, but we also need to take care of things like: Let me introduce you to one of the best ways to manage multiple WordPress blogs. ManageWP is from the well-known WordPress developer Vladimir, who has also developed some popular plugins like SEO Smart Links, SEO Friendly Images, and others. After 15 months of managing 11 of my WordPress sites and 2 of my client sites, here is my ManageWP review. In short: ManageWP is an awesome WordPress tool … [Read more...] about ManageWP Review – Make Multiple WordPress Blog Management Easy
Building the brand presence is crucial for any business. Social media establishes a direct line of communication between the company and the customers. It’s a medium through which the customers can have the instant access to the latest buzz happening around their interests. However, managing social media is not a piece of cake. It’s something like being a Spartan in the movie 300. The online market is open 24/7, and you’ll have to generate leads day and night to get ahead in the competition. Yes, you can’t be present online all the time to manage all of your social accounts for your business. Hence, you need tools to automate the presence of your business on the internet. These social media tools manage all the social accounts such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Reddit, Google+ and LinkedIn at one place and set you free from your web existence worries. The world of social media tools is evolving effectively around the web since last few years. Numerous social … [Read more...] about 7 Tools To Manage All Social Profiles At One Place