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If you’re an entrepreneur, one of the most important things you can do to ensure the success of your business is to create a website. Why? Because before anyone ever visits your store or reaches out to set up an appointment, they’re going to check out your online presence.
Don’t have a website? Prospects and leads may assume that if they can’t find you online, you’re not legit. At best, you’ll appear to be a business owner who can’t take the time to properly manage their own business: after all, why wouldn’t you want to provide a simple way for your audience to gain information about your company?
Continue reading Tips On Creating a Website that Works for Your Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re not familiar with it, PHP is the background scripting language that powers WordPress.
And if you want the fastest and most secure WordPress on the market, you need to be on the latest and greatest PHP version.
PHP 5.6 Is The New Minimum Requirement For WordPress
Recently, WordPress bumped the minimum PHP requirement to version 5.6.
This means older versions of PHP will not receive the same level of WordPress support.
Continue reading It’s Time to Upgrade Your PHP Version For WordPress at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
InMotion Hosting is your go-to shared hosting provider. We started out as a small business ourselves, so we understand the struggle: you’re on a budget, you don’t want to spend money on products or services you don’t need, and it seems like everyone out there is just trying to sell you something.
We’re not about that game. When you talk to our service reps, they’ll help you assess your business needs and determine the product that’s actually best suited for you – not the one that costs the most money.
Continue reading Tips On Choosing the Right Shared Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Choosing a domain name is a very important part of designing a website and increasing your visibility. Although it may seem that using the name of your business or simply your own name is the right course of action, there are other things to consider.
Is It Appealing?
The first thing you want to consider is the appeal. Does your domain name look appealing? This may seem like a ridiculous thing to think about, but it does matter.
Continue reading Tips on Choosing a Great Domain at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
A DIY website builder may seem like a daunting option, but nothing could be further from the truth! Today’s website builders are user-friendly, intuitive, and easy-to-use.
DIY Website Builder
In fact, more business owners today are choosing to build their own websites than ever before. Why? Because businesses today need a website – there’s no way around that – but hiring a pro can be expensive.
Building your own site is an economical option; plus, it gives you total creative control, allowing you to customize design and functionality however you see fit.
Continue reading DIY Website? Why Choose To Do This? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you’re thinking about building a website, it’s likely you’ve heard the term “web hosting.” Your website can’t go live on the Internet without it.
But as we’ve learned from dealing with countless clients – just because you’ve heard of web hosting doesn’t mean you know what it is. In a nutshell, hosting services give you the tools you need to get your site up on the web and ready to receive visitors.
Continue reading What is Web Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
As technology involving the cloud grows and increases its function, Cloud VPS hosting has become an excellent choice when considering hosting options for your website. Using this guide, you will learn the difference between hosting plans, and why Cloud VPS Hosting is better than most of the others.
What is Web Hosting?
To start off we need to understand web hosting and the role it plays. Web hosting is the act of storing your website’s data onto a server.
Continue reading What is Cloud VPS Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Web hosting provides customers and visitors access to your website. While there are multiple options, one of the most popular forms of web hosting services is shared hosting.
As the name implies, shared web hosting allows multiple users with individual Internet domains to share and utilize one web server. Multiple websites can also be set up under one user account.
This is especially beneficial for small businesses, blogs, and personal websites looking for cost-efficient, easy to use and safe hosting services.
Continue reading Benefits of Shared Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Where can you buy a domain name? If you find yourself wondering that, you’re not alone. Many business owners don’t know where to buy a domain name, or even what a domain name is.
We’re going to lay the whole process out for you from start to finish. By the end, you’ll not only understand what a domain name is and why you need one, but you’ll know how to find the best deal (and avoid getting scammed into a shady contract).
Continue reading Where Should I Buy a Domain Name? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
VPS hosting, cloud hosting and shared hosting providers–when deciding what form of web hosting service to purchase, the first thing you should ask is, what type of an online presence will your business have?
Are you a small business or entrepreneur looking to use your website to advertise and supplement an already established shop? Or will your website be the main focus of your business?
The next question is whether your business will be starting out small, building up to more visitor traffic as you grow?
Continue reading What Is the Most Affordable Hosting Option? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
We’ve been in the web hosting business for a long time. And we’ve found one of the most consistent benefits of web hosting is being able to control your own destiny.
Learning how to do your own coding gives you the greatest level of control over what you can do with your hosting.
So where can you learn how to code?
The web is a great place to start.
Continue reading Power Up Your Web Hosting With Your Own Code at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Your website is growing, traffic is increasing daily, you’re thinking about getting a new hosting plan, but what about a domain name transfer? Often overlooked in general website upkeep, who you host your domain with is a vital part of the security of your website. We’re going to go over some reasons why a domain transfer should be your next move.
When starting off, you bought your name from a Registrar. A Registrar is a company that allows you to register a domain name so that it is unique only to you and your website.
Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Might Transfer a Domain Name at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
So you’ve decided to create a website and you’re ready to move on to picking your website builder of choice. There are so many options for both a website builder and hosting. When it comes down to hosting, and knowing which plan is best, many people have a hard time deciding which company to go with.
We believe that it’s not only convenient but beneficial to bundle your hosting with the website creator of your choice.
Continue reading Why You Should Bundle Your Website Builder and Hosting at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are a lot of different options when you are choosing a hosting provider for your website and one of the most popular of these is a VPS hosting provider. But before you jump in to this hosting platform, you need to know exactly what you are getting into so that you can have the smoothest set-up and performance for your needs.
Your website is too important for your business to not have all of your facts lined up to that you can make an informed decision.
Continue reading Avoid These Pitfalls When Choosing a VPS Hosting Provider at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Are you wondering how you can turn your WordPress Website Builder designed site into a money-making virtual business? Well, read on and see how to do just that.
It goes without saying that if you want to get involved in business, you need a professional website to help promote it. But some businesses go a step further and exist solely on the Internet with no brick-and-mortar stores to promote. Let’s look at how you can join the thousands of other entrepreneurs who have started their own virtual business.
Continue reading Starting Your Own Virtual Business at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
If you are looking for a hosting provider for your company or personal website, then you have a lot of different options.
Two of the biggest that you will come across is shared hosting and a virtual private server (VPS). If you are looking to make the jump online, then here are how the two different platforms stack up and what you can expect with each one.
What exactly are shared hosting and VPS?
Continue reading Comparing Shared Hosting to VPS at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
Many people are trying to decide if they want a heavy-duty configuration for their website or if they should just get an easy to use website builder. Ultimately, this is up to your personal needs and individual tastes.
But there are several easy builders on the market that can help the average, non-tech savvy person create a website that can fuel their business or just showcase their personal interests.
Here’s a breakdown of what you need to look for when choosing a website builder.
Continue reading Choosing a Website Builder at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When it comes to technology, people are always looking to move on to the newest fad and trend and no trend has been bigger in the past few years than cloud technology and specifically cloud server hosting.
But for many businesses, they may still be hesitant to take the plunge into the world of cloud servers. We are a firm believer in doing your homework up front so that you can make an informed decision before you make a major upgrade.
Continue reading When Is It Time to Make the Switch to Cloud Server Hosting? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
When you put together a website, one of the first things that you will have to take care of is the domain name registration. This can be a complicated process, especially when it comes to renewing the registration at regular intervals.
But some people may be asking themselves if it is easier and cheaper to take care of the registration on your own or to handle the paperwork yourself. As with many things, that’s a complicated question with a few different things to consider.
Continue reading Should You Buy a Domain from the Same Place You Host Your Site? at The Official InMotion Hosting Blog.
There are many options that come with creating a website using a platform such as InMotion Hosting’s website builder. One of the great things about such a system is the way that you can combine both a professional website builder and a hosting platform that can take that website and get it out to the public with high speeds and great uptime rates.
Choosing a Great Website Builder
If you are creating a website for your business, you want to make the process as easy as possible so that you can move on to the important work of running your business.
Continue reading Create a Fast, Easy Website Paired with Great 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.