USA Reseller Web Hosting: Unix or Microsoft?

If you're in the USA, and you're planning to get into the USA reseller web hosting industry, you need to consider one major issue, first and foremost: would you like to offer Unix-ready features along with Microsoft-only ones? Offering Microsoft-only services may seem to be the smart choice, but supporting Unix is its own asset, which could open a world of opportunities for you as a USA reseller web hosting outfit. In fact, if you have avenues to ask for both Microsoft and Unix support from your web host, all the better! One downside to reselling web space instead of putting up your own server is that you don't get to ...
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Reseller Web Hosting Explained

Reseller web hosting is a web hosting service that re-bundles services available from real hosts or primary providers. Reseller web hosting could be an individual or small business that makes use of the bandwidth and web servers of a higher tier provider or primary host and resells the same to the customers by offering value added services like web designing, domain registration and web programming. Most real hosting companies allow reseller web hosting in order to boost their sales. Recently, a significant number of web hosting businesses have infiltrated the internet with an eye on the ever-growing number of people who are jumping online. In order to remain competitive, hosting ...
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Using cPanel to Manage Your Host Files

CPanel is an easy user-interface site that lets you control your host account environment. The main peculiarity of this operating system is that it so simple to use that your below average computer user can�t mess it up. It�s got great features embedded into its panel and some of the features are listed below. Site Tools There are such tools available for your use, which are Web Protect (.htaccess editor), Custom error pages, Redirects, Ability to edit MIME types, Ability to edit Apache handlers, Install/Uninstall FrontPage Extensions, Search engine tool submitting and File Manager. Email The email program provides you with the possibility to add, remove, and change ...
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Top Ten Reasons to Choose a Web Hosting Provider

Choosing a web hosting provider is different for everyone. Every website has a specific set of needs and you have to find a web host that provides the needs that are specific to your website. However, there are certain things to look for when choosing a web-hosting service. In this article I will give you the ten most common things people should be looking for. These are not necessarily in the order of priority, because as I said every website has different needs and your priorities might not be the same as the next website owner. 1. Tech Support: Tech support in any business venture is always important. As a website ...
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Top Ten Reasons to Choose a Web Hosting Provider

Choosing a web hosting provider is different for everyone. Every website has a specific set of needs and you have to find a web host that provides the needs that are specific to your website. However, there are certain things to look for when choosing a web-hosting service. In this article I will give you the ten most common things people should be looking for. These are not necessarily in the order of priority, because as I said every website has different needs and your priorities might not be the same as the next website owner. 1. Tech Support: Tech support in any business venture is always important. As a website ...
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Top Ten Reasons to Choose a Web Hosting Provider

Choosing a web hosting provider is different for everyone. Every website has a specific set of needs and you have to find a web host that provides the needs that are specific to your website. However, there are certain things to look for when choosing a web-hosting service. In this article I will give you the ten most common things people should be looking for. These are not necessarily in the order of priority, because as I said every website has different needs and your priorities might not be the same as the next website owner. 1. Tech Support: Tech support in any business venture is always important. As a ...
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How To Switch Hosting Providers Without Downtime

To many the idea of moving your web site from one host to another can sometimes seem like a daunting task but the process of moving your site is simple when you know what steps to take and the order to take them in. This article will walk you through the steps required to perform a site move without the downtime. Firstly there is this one important thing you need to remember, DO NOT TERMINATE YOUR EXISTING HOSTING ACCOUNT until the very last step. You may be very unhappy with your current hosting but it is essential that your current hosting account remains active until you are 100% sure ...
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Understanding the Shared Webhosting

This article is intended for online newbies. If you are thinking of starting online home based business, shared webhsoting is the best option. Shared webhosting is an ideal for new online starters, individuals or small-to-medium scale businesses that cannot afford to have fast connection to the internet for their web site on their own. This is where the shared webhosting businesses come in. They provide the customers a way to outsource their Internet requirements in a more affordable way. Shared webhosting is housing and serving files for a web site. Individuals and companies are allowed to share the cost of a fast Internet connection for serving files in the shared webhosting ...
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How Much Bandwidth / Monthly Transfer Do You Need?

Bandwidth is the measurement of the amount of data transmitted over an internet connection in a given time. The majority of web hosting companies will set monthly limits. Some of these hosts will allow overselling which means your site will remain up but you receive a bill for the extra amount used others will simply pull the plug until next month. Bandwidth explained: Bandwidth is the amount of data transfer that you are allowed to have for a hosting package i.e. Let's say you have a web page that is 48KB in size, now each time a user opens your site and goes to that page S/he downloads 48 ...
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Web Hosting and Why Service Is King

If you are an Internet business owner, you definitely have a website. Where you choose to maintain that site makes a big difference. You can’t afford to trust your Internet business to just any web hosting company. You need a web hosting company that understands that service is all they really have to offer. Technical Matters No one can dispute the fact that server speed and reliability, upgraded hardware and software and web hosting features are all important. After all, these are the features that will determine how fast your Internet business will be able to grow and expand. You don’t want to have to change web hosting companies in the ...
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Green Geeks earns EPA Green Power Partnership

Mr. Trey Gardner is the CEO of Green Geeks, a web hosting provider. We recently had the opportunity to interview him for our website because they received a partnership status with the Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Program. Mr. Gardner, spent a few minutes with us, telling the importance of being environmentally friendly and how Green Geeks is helping out. Web Hosting Search: How was Green Geeks founded? What motivated the geeks to go “green?” Trey Gardner: I have been working in the web hosting industry since 1999 and I have worked with some of the largest and fastest growing web hosting companies on the internet. Over the last 10 plus ...
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Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most asked questions Q: I run a web hosting business that beats all those on your list hands-down! How do I get on the list? A: The web hosting companies that rank high on our site are judged on aspects such as value for the money, usability, reliability, support, and other qualities. Only the very best providers make the lists, and if you think your company is among them, please register to get details on how to be included on our site. Q: Does Web Hosting Search provide web hosting? A: No, we don't actually provide web hosting services ourselves; we're merely a guide that tries to shed light on the ...
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An interview with Kailoon, Jill Olkoski and Rolf Johansson on Web Hosting

The team at Web Hosting Search is dedicated to bring as much transparency to the web hosting industry as possible. That is why we have decided to ask three talented web designers for their opinion on the matter. We know how many disappointing providers there are out there, and filtering a decent result for your web hosting search is our goal, challenge and skill. In this article however we have decided to take this task directly to the consumer. Here are the opinions and web hosting tips from three web designers - Chan @ Kailoon.com, Jill @ AldebraranWebDesign.com and Rolf @ RolfJohansson.com. Jill Olkoski - AldebaranWebDesign.com Jill is the west ...
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Is cPanel 11 ready for use?

Its no news that cPanel has released the 11th main version of their Cpanel and WHM software. cPanel and WebHost ManagerTM (WHM) combine to form a fully featured web hosting control panel system. cPanel and WHM allow you to provide an interface for both your customers and your staff. The cPanel and WebHost Manager package includes: * cPanel - Domain Owner Control Panel * WebHost Manager - Server Administration and Reseller Panel * Webmail Panel - Webmail Access Panel cPanel 11 promises amongst other features, enhanced security, improved overall performance, better usability, nicer visual style, tightened branding and integration. The point here though is, my server management service provider announced they were not upgrading to ...
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What happens if Microsoft bought Yahoo?

There was some speculation in the media earlier last year that Microsoft was going to acquire Yahoo! Inc. Now, what would happen if the world's software giant Microsoft bought the world's number one online portal Yahoo!? I am not blogging about search engine issues here though there would be an angle to that too. Well, on the search engine front, they would simply find a way to merge the search algorithms as well as search index, of both Windows Live Search and Yahoo! Search. Can you hazard what they would change the name of the Yahoo portal to? Perhaps they would not change it at all. Yahoo! has evolved ...
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More PHP Projects to require PHP5

This vicious circle has been going on for sometime now but its about to stop, come 5th February 2008. PHP5, a successor of PHP4 was launched about 3 years ago but has not witnessed widespread use mostly due to its incompatibility with PHP4. Most scripts and software today are written in PHP4 even though PHP5 comes with vast improvements including better security and improved functionality. The PHP Group has thus been forced to continue offering support to users still on PHP4. This is about to change though. An organization was formed, exlcusively for that:GoPHP5.org The objective is simple, gather more support for PHP5, and make sure most software required ...
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7 Amazing Premium WordPress Theme Designers Explain

The WordPress following could be compared to the one of any given religious group. The annual WordCamp conference in San Francisco is perhaps as close as one can come to a revival meeting of the tech-savvy. And by the core of this community stand the ones who have dedicated their whole portfolios and businesses to develop some of the most sold, used and appraised WordPress themes - The Premium Wordpress Theme Designers. We have interviewed seven of them; to give you an insight in the wondrous life of a WordPress theme designer. Along with their statements you will also find their own favorite designs. But first... Speaking of WordPress themes there was ...
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19 Creative Ways To Decrease Your CO2 Footprint Online

Analysts state that the World Wide Web is the largest consumer of electricity in the world; it can be seen from the numerous data centers and servers, required to keep the Internet up and running, operating every single second of the day. But the web is not all bad, as it now also plays a large part in people’s battle to become more eco-friendly. If you want to know of twenty-two ways you can use the internet to decrease your carbon footprint, please indulge. The actual estimate of power consumption by the many servers and home computers using the internet in America stands at a whopping 350 billion kWh per year, ...
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