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If you wish to build a website, for either personal or business purposes, and you want others to see it, you’ll need to publish it via the World Wide Web. You won’t be able to do so without a web host. A web hosting service stores your website files in high-powered computers and allows people to surf through the pages of your website. As technology progresses, many web hosting types appear to meet different needs of different customers. So before comparing and choosing the right one for you, it’s always wise to acquire proper information on web hosting types, packages, costs, features, etc. Here at Top 5 Hosting Sites we gather necessary data, write articles and share our inputs on web hosting. We also invite you to share your ideas and insights with us. For further questions and comments, feel free to drop us a line in our comment box.
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The Beginner’s Guide to Different Types of Web Hosting

christian parker | 06.12.18 | 0 Comments

Many new website managers often get confused by the many different website services and their hosting plans. There are so many of them, and not understanding how they work leads to a lot of confusion and unanswered questions. If we add all those technical elements into...

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How to Build Your Online Presence, Pt. 3: Use Content to Reach Your Target Audience

christian parker | 25.07.17 | 0 Comments

Content is the best way to reach your target audience, build a loyal following, grow your online presence, and establish your business as an industry leader. That’s why so many brands today invest in blogs and social media - content sells! Not so long ago, blogs...

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5 Tips: SEO for Small Business Websites

christian parker | 10.01.17 | 0 Comments

What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? SEO can be described as a way to increase the number of visitors to a particular website, by achieving a high ranking on a search engine results page (SERP). SEO is one of the key pillars in growing a business...

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Is Your Website Ready for the Holidays?

christian parker | 11.12.16 | 0 Comments

It came up quick, but holiday season is once again upon us. This year proves to be more online-oriented than ever, because consumers more likely to shop online than to visit traditional brick and mortar stores. Deloitte conducted a nation-wide survey, and concluded that online shoppers are...

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How to Register a Domain Name

christian parker | 27.11.16 | 0 Comments

Do you have your own business? Would you like to increase your online presence? The first step is to register your own domain name. If you are serious about your business site, personal blog, or portfolio, it’s important to have a personalized domain name that...

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Cyber Monday Hosting Deals Not to Miss!

christian parker | 24.11.16 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been planning to start your own website, or looking to switch hosting companies, this Cyber Monday is the best time to do it! Many of the top names in hosting, including HostGator and BlueHost, and more are offering some of the best deals ever. There...

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Creating Domains and Sub-Domains in cPanel

christian parker | 10.11.16 | 0 Comments

If you work with WordPress, chances are that you’re familiar with the term cPanel. When you are ready to publish your site and bring it to the masses, you need to arrange hosting for it. With a hosting contract, you can handle all site issues,...

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Building an E-commerce Website? Magento vs. WordPress

christian parker | 31.10.16 | 0 Comments

These days, website builders and content management systems (CMS) have advanced capabilities that allow business owners to have full control over their website, without high costs and complicated development. Even something that seems complex, like an online shop, can be created using one of these...

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up Your Website

christian parker | 20.10.16 | 0 Comments

Whether you're a business owner or a freelancer, you need to have a professional website to represent your business, products, and services online. The importance of having a website is no secret; everyone already knows that the first thing they need to do when starting...

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Moving Your WordPress Site the Easy Way

christian parker | 10.10.16 | 0 Comments

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re running a website, blog, or a combination of both on the WordPress platform. You’re not the only one. WordPress is currently the dominant free and open-source Content Management System (CMS) around. Around a quarter of the top 10...

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WordPress Isn’t the Only CMS! Have You Tried Joomla?

christian parker | 26.09.16 | 0 Comments

When it comes to choosing a CMS (content management system) for your website, WordPress is one of the most popular solutions. It allows you to easily create your own website without having design or coding experience, and you can customize it with more complicated features if...

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How to Build Your Online Presence, Pt. 4: Optimize Your Website for Success

christian parker | 24.08.16 | 0 Comments

Building a website and simply "being online" is not enough if you want to grow your business and brand awareness. You need to make sure that your website is optimized so that it supports your marketing and business activities. Here are a few things to...

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How to Build Your Online Presence, Pt. 1: Everything You Need to Create Your Website

christian parker | 18.07.16 | 0 Comments

Websites aren't for businesses anymore. These days, creating a website is so easy and fast that nearly everyone is expected to have one. Newlyweds are creating their own website instead of sending out invitations the old-fashioned way, professionals showcase their experience and work on a website under their name,...

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How to Build Your Online Presence, Pt. 2: Promoting Yourself on Social Media

christian parker | 07.07.16 | 0 Comments

Social media has become an inseparable part of the marketing strategy of nearly every business. Before social media, businesses would have to spend a lot of money on advertising in order to promote their website. While SEO did provide a way of generating organic traffic...

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Free Web Hosting vs. Paid Web Hosting

christian parker | | 0 Comments

When getting started with building a website, one of the first crossroads you’re going to encounter is if you should go with free website hosting or paid website hosting. Nobody wants to spend money if they don’t have to, but since each offers a variety...

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Best WordPress Themes for Restaurants

christian parker | 30.06.16 | 0 Comments

Having an online presence these days is a must for any business, especially for restaurants and coffee shops. The World Wide Web has changed how we access information and make decisions like what to buy and where to eat. Users can do a quick search...

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cPanel or Plesk – Choosing Your First Hosting Control Panel

christian parker | 24.06.16 | 0 Comments

When you begin looking for a solid website host for your ventures, one thing you have to consider is the control panel that comes with it. A good control panel can mean the difference between seamlessly managing your websites and struggling hours each day to make a...

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Types of Web Hosting: What to look for when choosing?

christian parker | 23.06.16 | 0 Comments

With so many appealing offers coming from web hosting companies, it is very difficult to decide which kind of plan is the right one for you. If you are having this dilemma and completely not sure what the various types of web hosting are, then...

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Don’t Panic! What to do When Your Site Goes Down

christian parker | 16.06.16 | 0 Comments

Despite many web hosts boasting a 99.9% uptime guarantee, if you are in the business of owning or operating a website (or many websites) then you know well that there is inevitably going to be downtime. While many of the top tier web hosts will try to...

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Best WordPress Themes for Photographers

christian parker | 09.06.16 | 0 Comments

If you're a photographer, you know the importance of being able to show your work to potential clients. Because the service you provide is very visual, your target audience can easily get an idea of how good you are and your style by looking at...

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