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Some issues in the UK

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Intermittent network issue in the UK, currently working on it. Appears to be a regular on the hour, every hour issue. I Will update if it's an ongoing issue.

DirectAdmin Control Panel

DirectAdmin is a control panel that was launched in 2003. It has had a following but always remained in the shadow of cPanel. Whilst that is still largely the case in 2021, it has managed to increase it’s share of…

cPanel Control Panel

cPanel has been the industry standard for providing web hosting for over two decades now. Anyone involved in hosting as a user or provider will either use it or know about it. Is it still the best? Is it right…

BuyVM & BuyShared

Another provider on my preferred list of hosts is BuyVM which is a VPS provider but they also have a shared/reseller hosting brand called BuyShared. This is a provider where cheap, fast and good come together. BuyVM Background Since 2010…

HostMantis

HostMantis has been around for many years, I have followed them throughout those years. This site currently runs on a cPanel Reseller in the UK provided by them. Some Background to HostMantis If I recall correctly it was around 2010…

Hetzner Cloud

I have been a customer of Hetzner for many years, a user of Hetzner Cloud since 2018. In fact, when I was a web hosting provider I had my own rack space in their Falkenstein data centre as well as…

WordPress Optimization

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3 days of testing WordPress Optimization techniques! This is what I found after testing on a site set up specifically for testing WordPress. For context, a couple of weeks ago I set up a new site for a friend using…

Free Web Hosting Update

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As we approach nearly 2 years of providing free web hosting I felt an update was due. Overall the service is doing great, can we do better? Sure, get in touch and let us know what that could be.

Searching for Web Hosting

Anyone who searches Google with general terms such as “best web hosting” or “best hosting provider”, or any other general terms should be cautious of the results returned. If you try it, the general view you will likely come to…