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Domain Authority isn’t a new idea in the world of SEO. Still, many website owners have never heard the term, much less understand what it means. It’s a search engine ranking developed by Moz, and it’s one of the most important numbers when it comes to SEO. After Google stopped publishing Page Rank, it became the go-to resource for estimating site performance.
We’re going to tell you everything you need to know about domain authority, from how it’s calculated, to how to improve your score.
Continue reading How to Boost Domain Authority at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When YouTube went live in 2005, no one could have truly predicted just how popular it would become. Even in its early days, it was known as “that website with all the cat videos;” most of the postings were amateurish at best.
But today, there are over 1.8 billion people using YouTube each month, and that only includes the ones who are actually logged in, not the ones who just watch a quick video without signing in.
Continue reading Why Only Having a YouTube Channel is Costing You Money at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Have you ever thought about becoming a web hosting reseller?
Reselling hosting, like any business enterprise, involves some dedication and good old-fashioned gumption.
But, the advantages of having a host like us at your disposal are worth considering:
Free tech support
Infrastructure already in place
A suite of tools ready to serve you
With all of the above figured out for you, all you need to do is market and launch your business.
Continue reading Reseller Hosting. Be Your Own Boss. at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re trying to put together a website for the first time or if you’re an old pro when it comes to web design, chances are that you’ll find WordPress to be one of the easiest and most functional platforms to use.
If you choose WordPress (as have tens of thousands of designers), then you’ll probably know that you don’t have to learn how to code in order to build and launch a website.
Continue reading See Why Website Creator is So Easy to Use at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you are like me, when you visit a new website, your eye is usually drawn directly to the main logo and artwork that dominates the header of the site. But once you’ve gotten past the logo, your attention will naturally turn towards the menu options for the site.
This is a great way to see exactly what types of information are available and how to navigate through it all. But the menu also provides a snapshot of your business’s professionalism as well as how much time and effort were invested in your website.
Continue reading The Complete Guide to WordPress Menus at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We’re always looking out for plugins that can complement our WordPress Hosting. Specifically, we wanted to address an issue that many WordPress users face every day: managing multiple WordPress installations.
WordPress Hosting Allows You To Have Multiple Sites
Let’s face it. You can’t do everything with only one site. You may want a site for your business, but you wouldn’t want to post pictures of your recent vacation there. So you may have a personal blog as well.
Continue reading How to Make WordPress Maintenance Insanely Easy at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
These days, customers expect fast and reliable service on every website they visit. In fact, the average web user will wait no more than three seconds for a page to load before moving on to another site. For comparison, that’s just about how long it takes to have a sip of coffee (which isn’t very long at all).
That’s why performance is one of the most important factors when it comes to the success of your website.
Continue reading Increase Your WordPress Speed at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Who among us isn’t constantly looking for ways to simplify tasks in order to save time and energy? If you’re running your own website, one way to simplify a task is by using a WordPress automatic backup plugin.
Having a backup of your website is a great insurance policy against disasters — namely hackers, network crashes, or even something as simple as an error on your part. (You would be amazed at how many times people accidentally delete necessary files while trying to add some feature or do an upgrade.)
If someone or something should take your website down or corrupt the files that run it, then you can use your backup to quickly and easily restore it to its last saved point.
Continue reading Save Time with a WordPress Automatic Backup Plugin at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress has been the go-to website creator for years. In fact, over 75 million websites use the platform, renowned for its ease-of-use and simple customization. Now, Website Creator makes creating a WordPress website even easier. With a simple drag-and-drop format, even beginners can have a new site up and running within a few hours.
Keep reading below for answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. But first, let’s go over what Website Creator is (and why it’s the best website builder tool on the market):
What is Website Creator?
Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions about Website Creator at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Writing your first blog post can be intimidating – and it’s not just the technical aspects of it that are scary. Many writers worry that they won’t be able to connect with their audience, or they don’t really know what to write about.
While we may not be able to help you with the actual writing, we can tell you everything else, from how to select the best topics to how to create and publish your post.
Continue reading How to Write Your First Blog Post in WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
While a lot of attention has been placed on how to handle a backup for a single WordPress website, what if you need to use a WordPress multisite backup plugin? Many businesses may have multiple websites that they maintain to perform different duties.
Similarly, some folks keep a separate website for blogging and another one for their family with news and pictures, for example. Regardless of which category you fall into, there are several plugins that can help you with a multi-site backup.
Continue reading Own Multiple Websites? Did You Know There Are WordPress Multisite Backup Plugins? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We know how easy and fun it is to engage with your readers, customers, or friends on various social media channels. But what’s happening on your blog?
It’s all too often that we see business people making frequent updates on their social media accounts while posts on their blog have sat lingering for two or three years. In this article, we’re going to give you a handful of reasons why your blog needs more attention.
Continue reading Is Blogging Better For Business Than Social Media? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Piracy and theft have been around since the dawn of recorded time and the Internet has only made this more prevalent and easier. Unfortunately, theft of copyrighted information is now easier to obtain and it can be a major headache for creative artists who are trying to earn a living from their work.
Fortunately, there are a few steps that WordPress site owners can do to protect their copyrighted material. Here’s how you can keep others from stealing your content and pictures from your website:
Let’s Talk About Copyright Laws
First, let’s say a few things about copyright laws.
Continue reading How to Protect Your Website Content: Disable Right Click in WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When it comes to searching for and installing plugins for WordPress, you’ve got a whole world of options. But you want to carefully pick just the right ones to complement (rather than detract from) your website.
Hot Tip: If you’re on our WordPress Hosting (and, if not, then you should really consider it) we recommend installing the WordPress Nginx Helper Plugin to manage your caching right from within the WordPress admin area.
Continue reading How to Audition Plugins For WordPress (The Right Way) at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
One of the best things you can do for your business is to backup your website regularly – and the best ways to do that is by using a WordPress plugin for backup purposes.
But knowing which one to choose can be confusing. There are countless options available in the WordPress plugin directory, and many of them offer very similar features. In this article, we’re going to walk you through some backup basics – and talk about which plugins offer the best solution.
Continue reading Finding the Best WordPress Plugin for Backup Purposes at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Here’s a question we hear often: “What kind of research do you do beyond just Google?” How much research is required for a blog post? The answer can vary greatly depending on what kind of blog we’re talking about.
But in most cases, Googling up for a tidbit of information does not qualify as legitimate research. Looking for information about how many people filled out mortgage applications in 2018?
Continue reading Are You Doing Enough Research For Your Blog? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As most of you will likely already know, reselling is when you take someone else’s product and sell it as your own. By avoiding expensive development and running costs you can make money by reselling someone else’s products. Reseller hosting is much the same only you’re selling web hosting from a provider such as InMotion as your own.
Reseller hosting is a decent way to make an extra income if you’re a web designer, developer, an agency or even if you do something completely different.
Continue reading What is Reseller Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When you spend the time, energy, and money to create a website, you don’t want anything to happen to it, so it makes sense to use a tool like WordPress full backup plugin. Unfortunately, computer errors, human mistakes, and malicious hackers can all conspire to destroy your hard work and bring down your website. That’s why it is so important to make sure that you keep it secure.
Why use a Website Backup Plugin?
Continue reading Can You Use a WordPress Backup Plugin on Your Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Once you get your feet wet with WordPress, you start to feel like an expert at web page design. This is not by accident: WordPress happens to be the most user-friendly content management system on the planet.
But what happens once you’ve moved past the basics of setting up your website and you want to explore more advanced options? Here are different things you can do when you’re ready to take off your training wheels and actually put WordPress through its paces:
Learn the Language
For those who truly want to get under the hood and tinker around with the WordPress engine, you might want to look into learning the programming language that goes into the platform.
Continue reading 7 Steps to Take Off Your WordPress Training Wheels Off at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress makes creating and managing websites easy, whether it’s a simple personal site or a giant commercial site with dozens of pages. But for a complete beginner, all the new menus and lingo may seem like a foreign language. Rest assured, it’s not as difficult as it appears.
We’re going to walk you through everything you need to know to get started, from the WordPress layout to the navigation menu. With these tips and a little practice, you’ll be navigating WordPress like a pro in no time.
Continue reading How to Navigate WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
The Industry Buzz section is divided into three major sections, which is then subdivided into smaller sections.
Corporate Blogs which include official blogs from web hosts, registrars, search engines and other related sites.
Magazines & Blogs include interesting websites related to the hosting industry, but not necessarily from official company blogs.
Industry Leaders include personal blogs from important industry leaders, such as employees from Google and WordPress. These blogs sometimes include insights on how industry leaders think, but also may contain topics not related to hosting.