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How The Softaculous Auto-Installer Enhances Your WordPress Experience With Newer Features

Posted by Alex HD on 11 09 2014. Comments Off on How The Softaculous Auto-Installer Enhances Your WordPress Experience With Newer Features

Softaculous is an Auto-Installer like Fantastico and Installatron. While WordPress is not included in its Free Scripts, the price for a paid version of Softaculous is about $2.5 per month. This is quite a small price to pay for the benefits that it will give you. This article deals with…

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Common Myths About A Free WordPress.Com Account

Posted by Alex HD on 09 09 2014. Comments Off on Common Myths About A Free WordPress.Com Account

Is WordPress.com the ultimate solution for getting your website up for free? Most people think so. But is it a reality? In today’s competitive business world, having an online presence gives you a significant edge over your competition. That having been said, it may be quite expensive to have your…

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Do You Need An SSL Certificate For Your WordPress Website?

Posted by Alex HD on 04 09 2014. Comments Off on Do You Need An SSL Certificate For Your WordPress Website?

SSL Certificates have been in vogue in the recent past, partially due to the high level of education on website security and PCI Compliance and also due to the fact that many people are ignorant about what it is and just want to go with the flow. Even webmasters who…

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How does DNS Propagation work?

Posted by Alex HD on 02 09 2014. Comments Off on How does DNS Propagation work?

What is DNS? Please refer to our article How DNS works to know more. What is DNS Propagation? To put it simply, DNS Propagation occurs when the main name server informs secondary and subordinate servers about a change in your Name Server records. The flow works something like this: Root Server (.com / .net / .org etc.)…

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Does A Web Hosting Control Panel Improve Your WordPress Experience?

Posted by Alex HD on 01 09 2014. Comments Off on Does A Web Hosting Control Panel Improve Your WordPress Experience?

Many WordPress users want to know whether their Web Hosting control panel will make any difference to their WordPress experience. They want to know if a cPanel is better or will Plesk, HSphere, DirectAdmin or any other brand do just the same. The short answer is that there is no…

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Does Your Auto-Installer Software Improve Your WordPress Experience? Softaculous, Fantastico and more

Posted by Alex HD on 28 08 2014. Comments Off on Does Your Auto-Installer Software Improve Your WordPress Experience? Softaculous, Fantastico and more

Till recently, WordPress had to be manually installed if you planned to run a self-hosted WordPress website. You had to download the files from WordPress.org, upload them to your hosting account, unzip them and then run the php file to install it along with the database. Prior to the inbuilt…

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What Should An Ideal WordPress Hosting Provider Give You? More Than Just MySQL and PHP

Posted by Alex HD on 27 08 2014. Comments Off on What Should An Ideal WordPress Hosting Provider Give You? More Than Just MySQL and PHP

The WordPress system is an integral part of the internet. There are numerous new websites which are being built on WordPress and have become more than just “blogs”. WordPress has a minimum set of requirements if you want to host it yourself through an independent hosting provider (else you can…

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How to setup your email account in Outlook 2007

Posted by Alex HD on 26 08 2014. Comments Off on How to setup your email account in Outlook 2007

5 Lesser Known Cool Features of WordPress: Image Editor, Revision History, Playlists and more

Posted by Alex HD on 25 08 2014. Comments Off on 5 Lesser Known Cool Features of WordPress: Image Editor, Revision History, Playlists and more

WordPress is one of those web applications which have a manageable amount of features, unlike some other CMS systems which have so many features, that you may never use them in your lifetime.  The feature rich WordPress CMS has features to increase efficiency and reduce your time spent in trying…

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How Secure Is WordPress For Your Website?

Posted by Alex HD on 23 08 2014. Comments Off on How Secure Is WordPress For Your Website?

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management systems which is used to make template based websites. It has a host of different features to aid quick updates and easy setup of your website. However, WordPress is also know to attract a lot of negative attention and needs to…

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