Back in March 2015 I stopped publicly endorsing host providers. See what’s changed and what hasn’t and the 3 reasons I reversed my decision.
Hosting and Domains
There are multiple reasons why your site has downtime. In this power-packed 20 minute video, I cover the causes for downtime, what to do if your site is down, and super ways to prevent it. Full show notes are below the replay. In this show I cover: Causes of downtime Resources to monitor downtime Downtime […]
Join me for this special Blab on what’s going on with hosting lately and why so many sites are going down in the recent cyber attacks.
SiteGround announced that they will make major changes to their shared hosting infrastructure starting on February 1, 2016. Here’s what you need to be aware of with these changes.
Nothing about site ownership is set it and forget it. My recommendations have changed considerably throughout 2015. With site audits, I’ve helped a lot of clients recover from following bad tech advice from gurus with groupies too. Here’s a quick checklist of what’s changed and my top recommendations to ensure your site is secure and performing at peak for the new year.
Hosting is one of the most critical elements of site success. And yet, it’s the one thing site owners tend to neglect researching and paying a little more for good service. Uptime is far from all there is to good hosting. It’s always been difficult to find a host that suits all of my client’s needs, has superior support, and remains rock steady in the service they provide. But now, it’s becoming so difficult, that I’ve decided to stop publicly endorsing any host and will stay out of all “which host is best” online discussions. Here’s the full skinny on what brought me to this decision.
Hosts are either locking or terminating accounts left and right now. 99% of the time the host is in the right. But, their fix for the problem could be a rip off. Discover what your responsibilities are as a site owner and how to not get upsold or shut down.
Starting last week, a severe DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack hit several big hosting services. While many of the affected host providers were able to continue delivering site pages with only minor interruptions, the attack finally crippled a few of the EIG owned hosts such as HostGator and BlueHost on New Year’s Eve day.