Mark Holden

Mark Holden

Mark is a full stack web developer specializing in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, and PHP. When he’s not busy building websites or geeking out over the latest addition to his ever-growing gadget collection, he enjoys playing drums for his progressive rock band. He can also make a mean Spanish omelet.

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MacHighway

Based in the U.S., MacHighway is an exceptional hosting provider that gives Mac and PC users fully-featured plans to develop their online presence. Among its many great features are a user-friendly interface, Cloudflare CDN, and free Google Ads credit.

4.7
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Cloudways

Cloudways offers cloud hosting via other cloud infrastructure platforms. But it will manage those cloud hosting services for you, so you can just install WordPress (or a different CMS) and go. If you want to run a site without the hassle of managing a server yourself, Cloudways is a solid, affordable cloud-based service. You can take advantage of the 3-day free trial to see if...

4.7
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Vultr

Vultr is pretty good, especially if you’re looking for a versatile and adaptable cloud hosting provider. Some customers have found fault with the customer service, but I was impressed by what I saw. Perfect for ecommerce companies, I give them a pretty solid B.

4.6
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Superb Internet

Superb Internet is a great hosting company. It provides a generous amount of resources along with a one-click installer if you are a beginner and support for advanced coding languages for more tech-savvy users. Better yet, it owns and operates its own data centers, which means it can guarantee the highest level of availability.

4.6
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Aziende Italia

Aziende Italia is an Italian website hosting provider offering a comprehensive selection of services. Their value-adds include a stellar uptime SLA, 24/7 support, and SSD storage.

4.6
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TMDHosting

TMDHosting is a pretty good budget web hosting provider with a few standout features like the daily backups and 24/7 customer service. You get what you pay for, and as long as you don’t go in with unrealistically high expectations, it won’t let you down.

4.6
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TurnKey Internet

TurnKey Internet is an impressive website hosting company. They own their own American data center, have excellent network availability, and offer 24/7 technical support.

4.6
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Web Hosting Bingo

Web Hosting Bingo is an affordable yet good quality website hosting provider. Their plans are well thought out and offer generous inclusions.

4.6
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PremiumHosting Chile

Premium Hosting Chile provides a full range of professional website hosting services. They offer great quality customer service, an excellent uptime guarantee, and top quality hardware.

4.6
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PlotHost

PlotHost is an American website hosting company that offers CentOS-based shared and reseller hosting with an uptime SLA.

4.6
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M5 Hosting

M5 Internet Hosting is an enterprise-level website hosting company offering dedicated server rental and cloud hosting. They have servers located in three data centers around the world.

4.6
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Power Up Hosting

U.S. hosting provider Power Up Hosting offers SSD shared hosting plans. With generous resources and excellent customer service, its plans are hard to fault apart from limited support for programming languages beyond PHP.

4.6
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Strad Solutions

Indian company Strad Solutions offers enterprise-level hosting plans. Backups cost extra, but don’t let this dissuade you from checking out its feature-packed packages delivered from multiple Tier III and Tier IV data centers.

4.6
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1uhost.com

1Uhost is a South Florida company that specializes in shared hosting, reseller hosting and VPS solutions. Founded in 2001, they have grown a loyal user base because they provide affordable hosting services and excellent customer support.

4.6
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Canadian Cloud Hosting

Canadian Cloud Hosting is a 100% cloud-based website hosting service (hence the name). They offer excellent uptime, Canadian-based servers, and 24/7 customer service.

4.6
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Blog Posts

How to Avoid (Unintentional) Online Racism – and Shut Down Overt Racism When You See It

Whether you’re running an online business, browsing the web, or participating in an online community, there’s a solid chance you’ll run into some form of racism. It’s not that everyone’s racist — although that argument could be made.* The problem is that racists tend to be loud these days, especially on the internet. It would be nice to say that writing this article will...

4.8
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Heart Internet vs Fasthosts: Close Match, but Only One Winner [2021]

Fasthosts and Heart Internet are both based in the UK, and they offer very similar hosting plans. However, there are a few differences you should know about so you can select the best one for your needs. To help you decide, I tested both Heart Internet and Fasthosts in different areas including performance, features, pricing, and support. It was a close call, but Heart...

4.5
October 15, 2021
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FastComet vs. DigitalOcean – Close Match, but Only One Winner [2021]

FastComet offers shared hosting, cloud VPS, and dedicated servers while DigitalOcean offers VMs in the cloud. I tested both these web hosts on several parameters and found that FastComet scored well in terms of pricing, features, performance, security, and support. Thus, it emerged as the winner in this FastComet vs. DigitalOcean competition. You can click here to see...

4.7
October 15, 2021
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Hostinger vs BigRock – Why a Huge Performance Gap 2021

It might seem like BigRock would be a good hosting solution if you’re in India, but when I compared it to Hostinger, I was very surprised. Hostinger vs BigRock, who will give you your money’s worth and solid performance? After testing both hosts across different parameters (e.g., pricing, features, performance, and support), Hostinger beat BigRock in four out of five...

4.0
October 04, 2021
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GoDaddy vs tsoHost – Our Surprising Results [2021]

There are so many similarities, good and bad, between GoDaddy and tsoHost. For example, both are pretty expensive and offer similar shared hosting packages. Which web host will give you your money's worth? In my quest to compare GoDaddy and tsoHost, I tested both services across multiple categories. I wasn't impressed with the lagging performance, inadequate support, and...

5.0
September 03, 2021
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HostPapa vs GoDaddy – Hard to Choose, but I Did [2021]

GoDaddy may be more established in the web hosting market, but that doesn’t mean it’s better than HostPapa - this comparison proves it. When I tested both GoDaddy and HostPapa across multiple parameters, I was surprised to see HostPapa win every challenge. It offers better value for money than GoDaddy. Even though HostPapa came out a winner in this comparison, it still...

4.0
September 03, 2021
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Hostinger vs Liquid Web – Hard to Choose, but I Did [2021]

Hostinger and Liquid Web are both reputable web hosts that provide top-of-the-line services to different users. So, it all depends on what you’re looking for in a service provider. Hostinger caters to beginners, professionals, and small to medium business owners. Liquid Web is more suited to demanding users such as developers, larger companies, and enterprises. That’s why...

4.7
September 03, 2021
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SiteGround vs Fasthosts – Close Match, but Only One Winner [2021]

Even though Fasthosts may seem cheaper than SiteGround, SiteGround for WordPress hosting is a better bargain. To make a fair comparison between SiteGround and Fasthosts, I tested both hosts in terms of features, pricing, support, security, and performance. Fasthosts lost in all five rounds. Click here to see SiteGround's latest deals or keep reading to find out what...

5.0
September 03, 2021
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SiteGround vs 123 Reg – Hard to Choose, but I Did [2021]

123 Reg is an award-winning web host from the U.K., but that didn’t help it take down a powerful host like SiteGround. To make a fair comparison, I evaluated both SiteGround and 123 Reg across five different categories - SiteGround came out on top in all five. Even though 123 Reg appears to offer slightly cheaper renewal rates, you get your money’s worth with...

4.3
September 03, 2021
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SiteGround vs VentraIP: Close Match, But One Winner [2021]

Popular doesn't always mean better, but in this SiteGround vs VentraIP challenge, it does. Even though VentraIP is one of Australia's leading web hosts, it can't beat a powerful host like SiteGround in a head-to-head challenge. I tested both hosting services thoroughly across multiple different areas. While VentraIP seems to be a little bit cheaper than SiteGround, you get...

5.0
September 03, 2021
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Hostinger vs Kinsta – Close Match, but Only One Winner 2021

You know it’s going to be a challenging comparison when you put two popular hosts like Hostinger and Kinsta against each other, especially when they cater to different needs. Hostinger is an all-around host that offers a variety of services for personal and business users. Kinsta focuses on top-of-the-line managed cloud-based WordPress hosting solutions. To properly...

4.7
September 03, 2021
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Hostwinds vs GoDaddy– Hard to Choose, but I Did 2021

In this Hostwinds vs GoDaddy contest, it all comes down to which vendor provides better value for money. To make a fair comparison, I evaluated both services in terms of features, performance, security, pricing, and support. I found that Hostwinds is cheaper and offers unlimited resources, even with its smallest package. Click here to see Hostwinds’s latest deals or keep...

4.0
September 03, 2021
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Liquid Web vs GoDaddy – Hard to Choose, but I Did [2021]

Liquid Web and GoDaddy are both popular web hosts, but they’re suitable for different users. Liquid Web targets high-end users and enterprises, whereas GoDaddy focuses on small to medium-sized businesses and the casual blogger. Unlike GoDaddy, Liquid Web doesn’t have shared hosting plans, so if you need shared hosting, I recommend a more reliable and feature-packed host...

4.0
September 03, 2021
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Hostinger vs GreenGeeks – Close Match, but Only One Winner [2021]

When comparing two popular hosting titans like Hostinger and GreenGeeks, you won’t discover any nasty surprises, making this comparison challenging. Both services offer a wide range of affordable and feature-packed hosting plans. To make a fair comparison between Hostinger and GreenGeeks, I evaluated them across multiple categories, including pricing, features, and...

4.7
September 03, 2021
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SiteGround vs HostPapa – Hard to Choose, but I Did [2021]

Yes, SiteGround is a little more expensive than HostPapa, but did you know that HostPapa only includes the best features with its higher-priced plans? On the other hand, SiteGround offers quality features with all packages. To make a fair comparison between SiteGround and HostPapa, I tested both services across different parameters. I found that HostPapa has slightly faster...

5.0
September 03, 2021
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