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An Introduction to Shared Hosting

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Choosing a hosting plan, whether it’s for a new website or to transfer your current setup, can be an overwhelming task. There are several available hosting choices and the vast array of options – including dedicated, shared, and managed – can leave you with analysis paralysis. One possible option is …

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What Is VPS Hosting (And When Is It the Right Choice)?

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As your website’s needs and traffic levels grow, you’ll want to move from shared hosting to a plan that offers more resources and features. You may even be looking for a plan that provides greater control over the hosting environment. In this scenario, Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting is likely …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dedicated Hosting

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It’s always great news when your website begins to really take off. However, you’ll want to make sure your hosting plan can keep up with that growth. If your site is getting more than a few hundred visitors a day, it may be time to consider upgrading to a dedicated …

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A Beginner’s Guide to IMAP and POP

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Email is one of those things you probably take for granted. We’re betting that you use it every day, but haven’t given much thought to how it works. However, when you set up a server for your website, you’ll need to know a few basics in order to configure your …

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How Much Should You Expect to Pay for Web Hosting?

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Web hosting prices are more competitive than ever. It’s even possible to find shared hosting plans for a few dollars per month. This begs the question: How much should you expect to pay for a quality web hosting plan? While prices do vary from one plan to another, these differences …

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Get Full Administrative Access With Your Windows VPS

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At A2 Hosting, we recently launched our Fully Managed Windows VPS Hosting solutions. These plans are perfect for users looking for the same ease of use found with our Windows Shared Hosting solutions, but want more power and support. We are excited to announce, by popular request, that our Windows …

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Is Cheap Hosting Worth Your Time?

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These days, it’s not unheard of to find shared hosting plans that cost less than $5 per month. Depending on where you live, you probably spend more on coffee each week than what you pay for web hosting, which is impressive. The only question is whether cheap hosting plans are …

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A Total Beginner’s Guide to Web Hosting

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If you’ve never used a web hosting service before, you’re probably going to be a little confused when you try to pick your first provider. You’ll run into a number of terms you might not know, and without that knowledge, it can be hard to choose the right plan. Most web …

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