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Reseller hosting is a great opportunity for you to develop a hosting business of your own, whether you’d like to do it as a side hustle or a full-time job. Our reseller package gives you everything you would need. And there’s no need to fear working in a shared hosting environment. In theory, you can have multiple customers all using WordPress and no need to worry about bandwidth. We’ve compiled a list of considerations you can take now to help your customers optimize their WordPress sites sufficiently so that shared resources are not a problem for anyone.
Continue reading Optimize Your Reseller Hosting For WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As one of the more well-known companies, GoDaddy is no longer just a domain registrar and has gotten into the WordPress web hosting game. Since we at InMotion are seasoned professionals in this field, and since we cherish good competition, we wanted to see how GoDaddy plans stack up against InMotion Hosting plans.
WordPress Web Hosting Plans Compared
We’ve come up with a few categories that we feel are good measuring points for a host: price, storage, email accounts, and growth options.
Continue reading InMotion Hosting’s WordPress Web Hosting vs GoDaddy’s Web Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
No matter who you are or where you are, you’ve probably got an email account (or several). Even though we live in the age of social media apps and new digital landscapes, the email account is still the starting point for a myriad of services we subscribe to and buy from. This is why it’s critically important to adopt a well-developed email marketing strategy.
A successful email campaign involves much more than technical solutions.
Continue reading Email Marketing Basics: Tips to Launching A Successful Campaign at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
First of all, why do you need a website for your business?
You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who denies the value of having an online business presence in the digital age.
And yet, there is much debate about the benefits of hosting your own site, using a hosted web builder service, or just cultivating a brand on various social media channels.
We think it’s best to having your own self-hosted website.
Continue reading A Single Page Website Doesn’t Limit Your Options at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you have a WordPress website, do you need to get special WordPress hosting? Not necessarily. In theory, any hosting service will offer the tools needed to run your site.
But choosing the best hosting plan for your website can help ensure that it works well, stays secure, and offers the best user experience possible – and WordPress hosting offers many features and functions specially designed to make your website run at peak performance, while other services typically do not.
Continue reading What’s the Big Difference Between ‘Hosting’ and ‘WordPress Hosting’? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing a hosting provider is hard enough, but choosing the right hosting plan can add to that frustration, especially if you don’t know the differences between them. For this guide, we are going to discuss two of the more secure options for hosting plans, VPS and Dedicated.
What is a VPS and Dedicated Plan?
Before we discuss the differences, let’s talk about the plans themselves and what makes them unique.
Continue reading Dedicated vs. VPS Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing the right dedicated server hosting plan for your business can be a daunting prospect – If you choose the wrong plan, you may end up with poor website performance or unneeded features that can affect your overall success.
Often, though, website owners choose a hosting plan based on price alone, without considering any of the other benefits. While budget is a large concern, it shouldn’t be your only concern.
That being said, when you’re spending top dollar on a premium hosting service, you do need to be sure that they can guarantee the best performance possible.
Continue reading Who Has the Best Deal on Dedicated Server Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are a lot of different tools and plugins that you can add to your WordPress site—a website backup tool, a two-factor authentication plugin, even a plugin to add extra animation to your website for the holidays.
But it’s hard to know, when you make changes to a website, whether or not those changes will work when you roll them out. It’s the nightmare of many website owners: you spend hours to put together a massive update to your site and when you push it out and go live, the site crashes because one little thing doesn’t work.
Continue reading How to Safely Test Changes on My WordPress Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re looking for the absolute best in web hosting platforms, then dedicated hosting is definitely the “five-star luxury suite” of the hosting world. But is it really worth the price?
For many businesses, the answer is “no” as there are other, cheaper alternatives that work just as well.
For the purposes of our analysis, let’s examine what you get with dedicated hosting as opposed to another alternative – cloud hosting – and look at which one will benefit your business the most.
Continue reading Why Paying Extra for Dedicated Hosting Might Not Be Wise at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are several things that you can do to secure your website, like creating a backup WordPress site and setting up two-factor authentication. With the nature of the internet, it’s no longer a matter of if you will be the victim of a hack, but more a matter of when. It’s prudent to prepare yourself with these security features.
First Check Your Backup WordPress Site
The first feature you really need is a backup WordPress site.
Continue reading How to Set Up 2-Factor Authentication for WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
WordPress is a fantastic platform, and we love it even more when it’s paired with the best WordPress hosting.
In fact, most websites you use are probably built on WordPress! The customization, the support, the flexibility…we could go on, perhaps eternally, about how awesome WordPress and WordPress hosting is.
Here are a few features that may help explain our passion:
Deciding to use WordPress is a fantastic choice when you build your website.
Continue reading Why WordPress Hosting is The Stuff of Dreams at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Want to create a website? On the upside, it’s easier today than ever before. On the downside, there are so many website creators available that it can be difficult to determine which one is the right fit for your business.
Many of the popular options, like Squarespace and Wix, market themselves as “website builders” and that’s exactly what they are: website builders and nothing more. They offer limited features, don’t operate on the WordPress platform, and you don’t even own your site.
Continue reading How Wix and Squarespace Stack Up Against a WordPress Builder at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
No matter what you’re doing with your hosting account, you need a solid and reliable way to manage backups. Plain and simple, the success or failure of your site over the long term depends upon backups.
We’re not trying to alarm you. In fact, automating backups for your site has never been easier.
Why Are Backups So Important?
We write a lot about backups on the InMotion Hosting blog because we really want to drum it home.
Continue reading Backup Manager, Set It and Forget It at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you are in the market for a hosting platform, then you should consider jumping on the latest trend—WordPress Web Hosting.
WordPress is already the single biggest content management system (CMS) on the market. Because of that market saturation, it should come as no surprise that specialized hosting that is optimized for WordPress has followed suit.
So, what, exactly, is WordPress web hosting and why is it such a big deal?
Continue reading Why WordPress Web Hosting Changes Everything! at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
It finally happened: your website went down and you’re freaking out because you don’t know what to do or even if you have a recent website backup. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! We’re going to go over some of the common issues that cause a website to crash, what to do, and how to be better prepared if it happens again.
Common Reasons Why a Website Will Crash
Plugins. As technology is always evolving, the same can’t be said for plugins.
Continue reading My Website Crashed – Now What? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Plugins, hosting plan, website backup tool. What do all of these have in common? They are must-have tools if you have a website for your business. Having a website for your business isn’t something to take lightly.
With the abundance of people who use smartphones and tablets, anybody can look at your website at any time. In order to make sure that your website is displayed properly at all times let’s take a look at these important tools.
Continue reading Must-Have Tools for your Business Website at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Why should you open your site for member registration?
Well, membership registration is there by default. All you need to do is enable it. But “just because it’s there” is a horrible reason to do something.
WordPress Hosting Can Manage Thousands of Members
With our first rate WordPress Hosting you never have to worry about hitting a membership cap. You can have thousands of members on your site without suffering a lapse in performance.
Continue reading Getting Members On Your WordPress Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Whether you are running your WordPress website on a cloud hosting system or a virtual private server (VPS), you know that there can be issues with load times when your site gets a spike in traffic. Getting too many visitors to your website may sound great, but it can actually be detrimental to your website’s overall success.
Here’s what you need to know about whether your WordPress site is up to the task of meeting your traffic needs.
Continue reading Can My WordPress Website Handle Heavy Traffic? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
During the domain name registration process, choosing a domain name is an extremely important step.
Creating an appealing domain name that reflects your business can be challenging, and you are not alone in this struggle.
Let’s look at what makes a great domain name, and why it’s so important.
What makes a great domain name?
There are several factors that contribute to a truly great domain name:
Continue reading The Importance of a Great Domain Name at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
One of the biggest trends concerning internet hosting plans is Managed WordPress Hosting. A lot of people are jumping on this trend without truly understanding what it entails and whether or not it is necessary for your business.
We aren’t saying that managed hosting is a total waste of money. But it isn’t for every business and you definitely don’t have to use this particular format to be successful. Let’s take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of using managed WordPress hosting so you can decide if it’s something you need or if it is something you can pass on.
Continue reading Don’t Pay Extra for Managed WordPress Hosting 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.