Archive for April, 2008

Five points differentiating one Hosting Company from another

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

One of the best ways to evaluate the best web hosting companies is to look at the following:

1. Traceable Testimonies – There are several web hosting companies providing a testimony page. The main feature of so-called good web hosting companies is that they will actually link to the person who ‘said’ what is posted.

2. Testing Quick Response Claims – Its very easy and recommendable to test the response of a web hosting company i.e. just by emailing them. One should check carefully that the host he/she is going to choose should provide an email address or at least a feedback form.

3. Online Help or Ticketing System

4. Sense of Community (on-line forums) There is still possibilities that good web hosts have problems. In case of honest web hosts they are open and quick to resolve them.

5. WHOIS – there are several links available to guide users. One such is www.whois.sc, which provides a lot of information about one’s web host. Besides providing technical information, it also tells how many websites are running on that server.

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Five points differentiating one Hosting Company from another

Upcoming WordCamps

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

WordCamps are my favorite events to go to because there’s something about the core WordPress community that attracts smart folks with good philosophies that are fun to hang out with.

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Upcoming WordCamps

Wordpress Advice

Friday, April 25th, 2008

I am putting this site together mainly to remind me of what plugins I use, what little fixes are required to get them running and hopefully in the process help other people out who are interested in creating wordpress sites.

I am a relative newcomer to Wordpress and have close to zero technical knowledge. A lot of advice I find on the web requires a certain amount of technical knowledge which can be frustrating at times.