Hosting Tips & FAQ’s
When it comes to putting your website online, there is a lot involved. You need a domain name, content, pictures, and, most importantly, hosting. However, if you don’t know what web hosting is, you may have trouble finding a hosting provider that will fit your needs. Read on for more information on web hosting and…Read More
Don’t Click On Anything In That Email! Godaddy Spoofed…
If you receive an email appearing to be from Godaddy asking for you to verify your account information: DELETE IT. Someone has spoofed Godaddys email address to try to collect customers login and payment information. If you have already followed the link and shared information, please contact Godaddy and/or your bank as soon as possible…Read More
Don’t Fall For This SCAM!
If you have ever purchased a domain, you’ve probably received a letter in the mail that looks like this: THIS IS A SCAM. Throw this away! This is NOT a valid renewal notice for your domain name. This company searches public records and sends out letters that look like an invoice for you to renew…Read More
Flag on the Play!
Over the past week or so, there have been numerous attacks on WordPress sites. These “low-baller hackers” are looking for unattended sites to distribute links to porn sites & canadian pharmacies, as well as install malware on users computers. How Do I Check My Site? Most of the time, you can’t see the initial changes just…Read More
Not Getting Emails? Super Secure Google Email May Be the Problem.
If you use Google to check your domain hosted email, or use Gmail, you may not have received all your emails over the past 5-6 weeks. Super Secure Emails Implemented Early June Google rolled out “super secure” emails sometime in the first 10 days of June, adding further encryption to all emails being sent and…Read More
Help! My Web First Creations Website is Down!
Why You Should NOT Depend On Your Hosting Service For Backup
I’ve just gotten thru helping yet another friend who has lost the content of their entire website due to a hosting blurb. I don’t know why it always surprises me when I find out that small business owners just trust that someone else has their website’s best interests at heart. So have you ever been…Read More
What You Should Know About Hosting Security
True or False: If I host my website with a nationally recognized brand, it is safe. FALSE. There are many top brand names that are popular choices for website hosting. The little known fact is, you can never be too careful. Low budget hosting packages always come with a catch: your website sits in a…Read More
How Much Is Too Much (Or Too Little) To Pay For Hosting?
So we’ve established that you need web hosting in order for your website to be seen online. So the question is, how much should you be paying for website hosting? With a wide range of price ranges (FREE to hundreds of dollars per month), it is hard to know what to choose. We talked in…Read More
Hosting Basics – You Get What You Pay For.
Many people have questions when it comes to web hosting. Which host should I choose? How much will it cost? How much should it cost? Is it secure? What about backups? The most important question, though, is “What do I want to achieve with my site-what is my main goal?”. Maybe you want to sell…Read More