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Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

Host Your Own Series: Step One – Get A Server

There’s a lot of people who are concerned about the current privacy issues going around the Internet, with the revelations of the NSA and PRISM. That’s sparked a lot of people to question their allegiances to many online companies, and the data they have with them. The only way to ensure that your data is safe, if to take control of it. So, in this series, we will be showing you how yo... »

ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

ZPanel – A Free Web Server Control Panel

When you first start with web servers, your first experience is probably going to be with a shared host, running something like cPanel. This isn’t a bad thing by any means, cPanel is a great system. But what if your website grows and you need something a little more beefy, like a VPS, yet want to maintain the simplicity of something like cPanel? Well, you really need a free web server contro... »

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

How To Have Your Own Custom Email Address For Just The Price Of A Domain

Back in December 2012 I wrote an article that explained how to use your own domain name with Gmail. Let’s be honest, it’s much better to have a custom email address like mail@johnsmith.com than wizards_sleeve839@hotmail.com, don’t you think? The problem with the article I wrote back in December is that there is a limitation with the system that only allows you to really receive e... »

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Installatron – A quick and easy way to install web apps remotely

Ever wanted to run your own server but also wanted the ease of use that comes with the package installers of hosted services like Softalicious on cPanel? Well, now you can using Installatron. Installatron is a free to use system, although there are paid tiers that you can utilise that offer more functionality, the free version would probably be enough for most people’s needs. So, how does it... »

Dreamhost Launches Managed WordPress Service, DreamPress

Dreamhost Launches Managed WordPress Service, DreamPress

Popular web host, DreamHost have launched a new managed WordPress service dubbed DreamPress. The service seems to be a good balance between basic shared hosting, and other managed WordPress services like WP Engine. As mentioned, DreamPress offers a lot more than just shared hosting that is “optimised” for WordPress. This really seems to be the closest thing to a premium managed WordPre... »

A Quick Guide To Domains & Web Hosting

A Quick Guide To Domains & Web Hosting

A couple of days ago I received an email from someone asking for some advice on domains and web hosting. This was following a quick post I added on Google+. The post basically mentions a domain name that I was emailed about, it’s availability and also it’s cost. So I replied to this person and explained some information about domains, web hosting & how it all works – but thi... »