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

Website Accessibility Guide: Accessibility Made Easy in 2022

A website with accessibility issues prevents both disabled and able-bodied users from getting the most out of your site, its content, and – if applicable – the products and services on offer. It isn’t fair, nor particularly viable, to deny a huge portion of your audience access to your site. Furthermore, depending on what country you are in, it may also put you at risk of...

4.5
June 22, 2022
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7 Best Contabo Alternatives: Cheap & Reliable in 2022

Contabo’s affordable prices for shared and VPS hosting are certainly attractive, but given the limited features and restrictive resource allocations for its plans, it’s not exactly a deal. For one, you’ll probably be underwhelmed by Germany-based Contabo’s lack of essential features such as content delivery networks (CDNs), content management systems (CMSs), e-commerce, and...

4.0
May 31, 2022
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5 Best Reseller Web Hosting Providers: Highest Value in 2022

Not all reseller hosting providers are equally effective. Some companies that offer reseller hosting don't provide decent performance or strong technical support for you and your clients, and you don't want to be reselling a low-quality service. But there’s more to it than that. Reselling hosting can be a complex business, and you want to be sure you're getting everything...

4.2
May 03, 2022
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5 Best Cloud Backup Services for Windows – Ranked in 2022

Although some of the most popular cloud backup services offer Windows-compatible desktop apps, let’s face it: some of these apps are just not as good or user-friendly as their Mac counterparts. These cloud backup services aren’t built with Windows users in mind. And since syncing and backing up data using a desktop app is usually an integral part of data backups, your...

4.5
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How to Cancel Your TMDHosting Account [+ GET A REFUND]

We noticed that ever since Hostinger reduced their prices, many users are closing their accounts with TMDHosting. TMDHosting offers affordable, feature-packed plans, providing good value for your money. However, it’s not the best fit for everyone. It’s not the best choice for advanced users, and past customers complain about various issues. So, if you’ve signed up and...

4.5
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How to Create a New Account with DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean offers a developer cloud, a network of virtual machines that are designed to allow you to scale up as your website grows. It’s targeted at developers, but that doesn’t mean the account creation process is complex. Far from it. The signup process is smooth and simple. In fact, you’ll likely want to read the in-depth review after seeing how easy it is to set up...

4.3
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5 Best Cloud Backup Services for NAS – Most Secure in 2022

Storing data on a NAS is a good way to spread out resources and make files accessible to multiple users, but it isn’t enough to keep your data safe. Duplicating data to the cloud is one of the safest ways to ensure its security, especially since NAS devices can be easily destroyed or corrupted. But finding an online backup solution that has the capabilities for you to back...

5.0
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5 Best Media Temple Alternatives (Cheap but Reliable) in 2022

Are you experiencing slow loading speeds and recurring downtime with Media Temple? You’re probably not alone. Performance is often cited as the top reason to abandon a web host, and it’s closely followed by price and customer support. Unfortunately, these are the top three categories where Media Temple stumbles. Don’t get me wrong – Media Temple is an okay host for creative...

4.3
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GoDaddy vs. Google Cloud Platform – Popular Doesn’t Mean Better 2022

These two hosts are arguably on opposite ends of the web hosting spectrum. Google Cloud Platform is one of the largest cloud networks in the world, intended mainly for business and large enterprise clients. Conversely, GoDaddy primarily offers budget hosting services, suitable for individuals and small businesses. But which host offers the best overall service? To find out,...

4.5
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Connect Your Domain + Install WordPress on FastComet

FastComet offers cloud hosting with SSD storage and 24/7 customer service. Considering the prices are at the lower end of the spectrum, the plans include a decent level of features and support. This is a how-to guide detailing the exact steps to connect a domain and install WordPress on FastComet. It’s easy to do and totally suitable for beginners. If you’d like to learn...

4.5
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6 Best Scala Hosting Alternatives – Tried & Tested in 2022

As far as web hosts go, Scala Hosting is a decent option, especially if you’re looking for affordable shared hosting plans that offer most features you’d need for a basic website. However, if you’re in the market for something more robust, you’ll find that Scala Hosting’s top-tier plans aren’t exactly cheap, and you’ll need to upgrade to get premium features like SSD...

5.0
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8 Affordable & Reliable A2 Hosting Alternatives in 2022

There was a time when I gladly recommended A2 Hosting to anyone who would listen. That recently came to an end when I started to experience poor customer support with long wait times. The support agents were friendly, but they weren’t exactly helpful. By the time I resolved my issues, I was very familiar with A2 Hosting’s Knowledge Base. And here's something else that...

4.0
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Hostinger vs. 5GBFree – Which One Is Actually Better? [2022]

5GBFree is now NetHosting. Though it claims to offer almost free hosting, the truth is that you’ll get much cheaper hosting from several other providers, one among which is Hostinger. In case you need free web hosting, even 000webhost would be a better choice, I believe. I tested both Hostinger and NetHosting (which has taken over 5GBFree) thoroughly on multiple parameters and...

4.7
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9 Best Cyber Monday Web Hosting Deals: Up to 99% OFF [2022]

Black Friday is now behind us, but we still have our eyes peeled for special Cyber Monday offers from top recommended web hosting services. Below, you'll find the best web hosting deals that are active right now! Some of these offers might be extended into December (and possibly beyond), but there are no guarantees. My advice? Take advantage of the discounts while you...

4.0
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6 Best (Reliable and Affordable) VPSDime Alternatives in 2022

So you’ve stumbled on VPSDime and were wowed by its competitive VPS prices. But then you learned that if you wanted better features for your plan, you’d have to pay for a ton of addons. I know the feeling. Even with VPSDime’s one-time charge for Offloaded MySQL, Varnish, and FTP server setup, the costs add up. Not to mention you’d need to pay a monthly fee for nightly...

4.5
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