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When Do We Need MySQL Databases With Our Web Hosting?

Posted by Alex HD on 27 03 2015. Comments Off on When Do We Need MySQL Databases With Our Web Hosting?

Whenever you buy web hosting, your hosting provider is sure to include an option called “Databases” in his price quotation or package details. But not many of us know what are databases and why we need them when setting up a website. This article aims to explain a couple of…

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Tips To Prevent Failed Backups Of Your Website

Posted by Alex HD on 20 03 2015. Comments Off on Tips To Prevent Failed Backups Of Your Website

Most of us keep regular backups of all our important data, especially which is on the internet. Websites should also be backed up regularly as a safety measure in case of a disaster and also as a version tracking mechanism. This ensures that in the event of our website being hacked…

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Does 2-Factor Authentication Really Make Your Account Secure?

Posted by Alex HD on 15 02 2015. Comments Off on Does 2-Factor Authentication Really Make Your Account Secure?

We all want more security in our lives, especially when it comes to cyber space. We want double layer of protection, double authentication, impeccable secrecy and even want all our communication to travel through secure media. Online services have in the past few years started trying out different methods to…

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The Evolution Of Passwords: What Are The Alternatives?

Posted by Alex HD on 13 02 2015. Comments Off on The Evolution Of Passwords: What Are The Alternatives?

With the internet being an indispensable part of life, passwords have also become an integral dilemma. With more and more facilities coming up online, each facility requires different types of passwords based on length and strength. Some require you to put in a special character, others may want a CAPITAL letter…

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The Advantages Of Buying Domain Names From A Reseller

Posted by Alex HD on 28 12 2014. Comments Off on The Advantages Of Buying Domain Names From A Reseller

All those of us who have a website, have gone through the process of booking the domain name and hosting space. While some of us got the name and space as a bundle, the more adventurous of us lot bought the name and space from separate providers. Many of us didn’t…

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Have You Really Understood What “Cloud” Hosting Really Is?

Posted by Alex HD on 24 12 2014. Comments Off on Have You Really Understood What “Cloud” Hosting Really Is?

I was greatly amused when I read an interview of a famous Technocrat from the Web Hosting industry. The part that really amused me was his reply to a question about “Cloud” computing and hosting. This IT Professional is the head of a leading Web Hosting Software Provider. His company…

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Why Is A Self-Hosted eCommerce Website A Better Bet?

Posted by Alex HD on 24 12 2014. Comments Off on Why Is A Self-Hosted eCommerce Website A Better Bet?

eCommerce Platforms are available by the dozen for all types of businesses. But identifying which one is ideal for your business can be quite a challenging task. The foremost question that you would need to brainstorm over is: Should I use an outsourced service or should I self-host my eCommerce…

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6 Questions Asked by First Time Website Owners

Posted by Alex HD on 03 12 2014. Comments Off on 6 Questions Asked by First Time Website Owners

There’s always a first time. Even when buying web hosting to setup your website. Not everyone is tech savvy, but we all like to satisfy our curiosity about the new toy we are going to buy. If you were born before the 80’s you are most likely to ask questions…

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Does Your Web Hosting Provider Take Backups Of Your Data?

Posted by Alex HD on 31 10 2014. Comments Off on Does Your Web Hosting Provider Take Backups Of Your Data?

While most web hosting providers clearly mention that data backups of the hosting account is the responsibility of the client, some providers prefer to keep mum about backups, until a disaster strikes. When you subscribe to a web hosting account, you are primarily paying only for the space used for hosting your…

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Common Myths About SSL Certificates And Their Security

Posted by Alex HD on 23 09 2014. Comments Off on Common Myths About SSL Certificates And Their Security

SSL Certificates are becoming a popular trend for popular websites and blogs. Although there is more ignorance and hype being circulated about the whole web encryption system, webmasters and visitors feel psychologically more secure when they have an HTTPS URL. You may call it the placebo effect or overzealous security, but all in…

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