How to Use the Web Hosting Database
If you’re a little green on web hosting, we got you covered! There are a ton of guides here with just about everything you need to know when it comes to web host providers and how to choose one. You’ll have your site up and running in no time, with a web host that’s everything you need (and nothing you don’t).
Learn About Web Hosting
Web hosting can be intimidating so we’ve broken down the technical details to help you find the most appropriate hosting plan for your specific needs. Our guides listed below answer many of the most commonly asked questions about web hosting.
- Everything a Beginner Needs to Know About Web Hosting: Are you new to web hosting and running your own web site? Check out our beginner’s guide designed with the novice in mind.
- Which Web Host Is Right For Me?: With hundreds of hosting companies to choose from, it’s no wonder people wonder people often feel overwhelmed by the wealth of choices on the web. Our guide can help alleviate this common problem.
- How to Get Your Website Online: A Step-by-Step Guide: Creating a website can be a challenge but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to build a website without all the guessing.
Guides to Web Hosting Types and Cheapest Options
Unlike socks, web hosting is rarely a “one size fits all” deal. The features and amount of traffic on your site are going to greatly impact what plan works for you. The articles below cover the most sought-after requirements for web hosting plans, explaining them in detail and providing you with a list of the cheapest web hosts.
- Unlimited Domains: Unlimited domains plans are great for those who wish to host any number of domains on one web hosting account.
- WordPress: WordPress is one of the most popular, flexible, and easy-to-use content management systems available.
- Unlimited Storage: Unlimited storage plans provide all the space you need for videos, photos, files and reports of any type and size, and much more.
- MySQL Database: MySQL is one of the most popular open-source relational database management systems available.
- Unlimited Bandwidth: For users streaming media, hosting plans with unlimited bandwidth are a great option.
- Linux OS: Linux is an operating system for many different hardware platforms.
- cPanel: cPanel hosting is an easy-to-use control panel that allows users to control all aspects of a Web site through a shared virtual server.
Hosting Providers by State
Looking for a web host in your state? We’ve created a breakdown of web hosts by state as well as web hosts in your state to help you find a provider that meets your needs. Depending on your site’s functional requirements, a locally hosted site might be more suitable.
These pages offer a variety of hosting options to suit varying customer requirements including dedicated hosting and shared hosting.
Follow Our Blog and Stay Current
Our blog has a wealth of educational resources about the world of web hosting and the exciting field of information technology to keep your data secure and your websites up and running. Check out these posts for more information about popular IT-related topics and challenges:
- The Top 50 Proprietary Programs that Drive You Crazy — and Their Open Source Alternatives: The proprietary programs listed here along with their open source alternatives will help you find solutions to a myriad of problems.
- Top 50 Drupal Reference & Tutorial Sites: Whether you are just starting out in web development or are an old hand, this list of the top 50 Drupal references and tutorials will open new doors to the possibilities of this flexible CMS.
- Learn Programming Online, For Free: 75+ Open Courseware Collections from the Ivy League and Beyond: Our search for the most common and the most popular programming languages resulted in an incredibly useful list of 75 open courseware collections.