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The latest web hosting articles, advice and insights from the ProfileTree team.

Website Migration: 3 Easy Ways To Migrate your Website

As your business grows, your website needs to grow with it. At some point, this will lead to you needing to migrate your website. If you’re not able to do this, you’ll quickly encounter a variety of problems. For example, your current hosting solution might not become unsuitable as your traffic grows. As your business […]

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4 Advantages of Hiring a Local Web Hosting Company

Many small businesses purchase web hosting services from massive, faceless corporations. Local web hosting doesn’t even cross their minds. People assume that the biggest players can offer the best services for the lowest price. But is this actually true? The truth is that local hosting providers can offer concrete business benefits that the major players […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Web Hosting Services

In today’s digital marketplace, everyone needs web hosting services. Everyone from freelance writers, to world-renowned actors to professional chefs and everything in between have some kind of virtual space that tells you everything you need to know about them. Getting your website online has become a more accessible goal than ever before, but to get […]

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Cloudways Hosting – Full Review

Cloudways is a one-of-a-kind hosting service provider. They are one of the few hosting providers that challenge the boundaries of affordability whilst also offering great service and performance for their customers. One great feature of Cloudways is the fact they are partnered up with other hosting providers, including Linode; Vultr,  Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud […]

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Why Use ProfileTree WordPress Hosting?

Why ProfileTree, for WordPress Hosting? With experience in developing and hosting client sites since 2010, we have decided to use our experience and expertise to venture into the real hosting world by offering our very own WordPress hosting solution. In the past, we’ve only hosted client sites, so they didn’t have to. Now anyone can […]

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How to Add a Domain to Your WIX Site in 3 Steps

Want to learn how to add a domain to your WIX site? Let’s take a closer look at this essential element of your WIX site. After all, the domain and the hosting of the site are the two main elements of your website.When creating your own website, when faced with the option to add a […]

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WIX Website Tutorial – How to Make a Website with WIX

Website Builder Why use a WIX website tutorial? WIX is a superb online tool which provides stunning, responsive websites using a code-free front-end technology. This allows users to build a website without website creation experience. The beauty of WIX is that it is a free method of creating a website. This applies whether you’re, for example, a photographer wanting […]

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Hosting for Your Business: The Complete A to Z Guide

Until 1991, the Internet was confined to research and training in science and email. The World Wide Web conventions had just barely been composed and not until the point when the finish of 1993 would there be a graphical web program for Mac or Windows PCs. To have a site on the web, an individual […]

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Choosing a Web Hosting Company

Choosing a web hosting company is a crucial step in starting your own website. A web hosting company is a business that provides the technologies and services that a website or a webpage needs to be visible and accessible on the internet. When it comes to choosing a web hosting company, there are a couple […]

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What is a CMS? Essential Guide to Content Management Systems

If you’ve had a new website developed for your business, or you’re in the middle of that process, you’re going to have to choose a CMS at some point. That’s because a CMS is a crucial part of the website design and creation process. But what actually is a CMS, and why does it matter? […]

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What Is An Expiring Domain? And How You Can Avoid It

When you buy a domain from your site, you’re usually only really renting it. An expiring domain is one where this rental agreement is coming to an end. At this point, the site owner can no longer use their domain name. Of course, if this happens to you it can create a number of problems. […]

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WordPress.com or WordPress.org? Your One Stop Guide to Choosing

When you’re starting a new site, there’s a good chance you’ll host it on either WordPress.com or WordPress.org. While WordPress is the most popular website platform around, few people understand the difference between its two service offerings. Surely WordPress is just WordPress, right? Not as such. While any WordPress configuration is an easy and simple […]

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Choosing a Domain Name: Ultimate Guide

Domains are one of the most important parts of the web. If you want to make your mark online,it’s vital that you don’t take the importance of your domain name for granted. In fact, this will have many implications for your business down the line. Your domain name impacts your SEO, UX and brand recognition. […]

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How to Use a Domain Redirect in your Marketing Campaigns

To increase traffic to their sites, and to achieve more page hits, companies online try numerous ways to drive more people to their site. One option is using what’s known as a domain redirect. In any kind of marketing campaign, the number of people who click through to your site is vital. This can be […]

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Dreamhost- Domain Review

Dreamhost Domain Registering- Dreamhost is a web hosting provided established in 1996 and registered just a year later in the county of L.A. in California. They now boast over 400 thousand customers. They offer web hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated hosting, cloud hosting and the important WordPress Hosting. DreamHost are also in the Domain business and […]

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1 and 1 (1&1)- Domain Review

1 and 1 Domain Registering- 1 and 1 hosting are a web hosting and domain provider based in Germany. The company was founded in 1988. So they have been around for a long time. 1 and are based in Montabaur, Germany the very place it was founded by Ralph Dommermuth. Since being established 1 and […]

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Flippa.com Domain Review

Flippa.com Domain Review- What is Flippa.com? Flippa.com is an ebay/amazon for websites and domains. Here people are able to bid for domains and websites that are already registered. This is what makes Flippa.com unique. They are an Australian company based in Melbourne and San Francisco in the US.  Altogether Flippa.com ha four main investors/founders who […]

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HostGator- Domain Review

HostGator Domain Registering- In 2002, HostGator were founded in Florida They moved around North America for years. Moving to different offices in the likes of Toronto. Their main office is now stationed in Houston, Texas since they moved there in 2006. Like many other hosting companies they also offer domain registering. This is because web […]

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Hover- Domain Review

Hover Domain Registering- Hover was founded in 2008 by Tucows Inc. Tucows Inc has been a company since 1994 and ever since they have tried to unlock the power of the internet for everyone. Not only do Tucows own hover they also own OpenSRS and enom. Hover was established to merge all three of Tucows […]

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Gandi- Domain Review

Gandi Domain Registering- Who is Gandi? Gandi are a web hosting and domain register, founded in 1999 in France. They were one of the first ever domain registrars based in France approved by ICANN. ICANN is the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Overall Gandi are based in four countries and have offices in […]

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Emoji Domains- Are They Relevant? + Guide to Using Them

Yes you have read that correctly. Emoji Domains! While you don’t often see many emojis in domains, they have been around for quite a while. As a matter of fact they have been around since 2001 when the first emoji domain was bought. The one problem being back then in 2001, no one could see […]

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Name.com- Domain Review

Name.com Domain Registering- Name.com was founded in 2003, in Colorado after its owner Bill Mushkin bought domain company Spot Domain LLC in 2002. Since then it has been bought over by Demand Media. Demand Media now known as Leaf Group since 2016, gave name.com right-side group as their parent company and now today name.com is […]

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NameCheap- Domain Review

NameCheap Domain Registering- Since 2000 when NameCheap were established, they have become one of the leading sites for domain registering. In the 18 years they have existed, they have over 2 million customers and over 5 million registered domains. Ever year in response more internet laws, NameCheap, have a move your domain day. This is […]

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GoDaddy- Domain Review

GoDaddy Domain Registering- Like many other companies who offer web hosting, Go Daddy are similar as they are renowned for their Domain Registering. Overall GoDaddy is the biggest Domain Name Registrar in the world, who have over 17 million customers worldwide. In a previous GoDaddy article, linked here(GoDaddy WordPress Hosting), I even referred to GoDaddy […]

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Website Hosting Insight

When you want to start a business in the real world, you need a physical location to set up, store, and sell your products. And the same rules apply in the digital world. When you set up an online business, you have a series of files, images, and HTML code that make up your website.

These files take up space and need a place to live. Without an online home, your files would just sit on your computer and no one would ever see them. Web hosting companies provide a place on a server to store all of your files and are responsible for delivering the files of your website as soon as a browser makes a request by typing in your domain name. When you pay a web hosting company, you are simply renting storage space on the internet — just like you would rent a physical store for your business.

Among the things you should consider when selecting a web hosting service are backup, security, analytics, customer support, scalability. Putting a website online can be simple, but it will only be successful if your Web host provides the relationship your small business deserves. Get to know more about what ProfileTree offers in terms of web hosting and lock down a partnership as soon as you are aware of the full benefits.