Dedicated   Security   VPS   Why You Need a Firewall for Your Dedicated Server (And How to Implement One)
  • June 15, 2017
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Chances are you’ve heard about firewalls before. They’re one of the most effective – but least understood – types of security measure you can implement. While they’re fairly complex pieces of software, it’s still useful to know how they work and how to set them up. Simply put, a firewall can stop unwanted connections to your site, …

PHP   WordPress   How to Update Your WordPress Website to PHP 7
  • June 13, 2017
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Hypertext Preprocessor, or PHP is a widely used server-side scripting language that is at the forefront of web development. In fact, around 80% of websites – whose programming languages we know – use PHP. The problem is, most of them are still using deprecated versions even though PHP 7 has been around since 2015. Imagine …

News   WordPress   Recap of WordCamp Asheville 2017
  • June 07, 2017
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 I have been fortunate to attend several WordCamps in the past couple months. Each camp I have had the opportunity to attend further reaffirms one thing for me: the WordPress community is one of the most unique communities I have ever had the privilege to be apart of. The atmosphere at the Camps is very …

News   Earn Hosting Credits By Referring Customers To A2 Hosting!
  • June 06, 2017
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As an A2 Hosting customer, you’re probably familiar with our Affiliate Program. The idea behind the program is pretty simple: Sign up to be an affiliate and once approved, you get links to send to your friends, family and business associates. For each user who clicks on your link and purchases a new hosting package, …

Dedicated   Web Hosting   How to Pick the Perfect Location for Your Dedicated Server
  • June 01, 2017
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Choosing the perfect host is already tough enough without taking server location into consideration. However, this aspect can have a substantial impact on your site’s performance, depending on where your audience is located. As you might imagine, the closer a server is to an end user, the quicker your pages will load. Therefore, it’s important for …

Web Hosting   An Introduction to cPanel (And How It Can Help You)
  • May 30, 2017
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When it comes to figuring out which host to pick, many people only consider plans, prices, and reviews. However, another consideration that’s often overlooked is which software each host uses. This factor is important since it will profoundly impact how you interact with your provider. As a customer, you’ll want to go with an option that is both powerful …

WordPress   A Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Plugins and How to Install Them
  • May 26, 2017
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One of the best things about WordPress is its extensive plugin collection. With the right plugins, there are almost no limits to what you can do. However, if you’re new to the platform, you may not really know what these tools are and what they can help you achieve. That’s something we need to take …

Web Hosting   Linux vs. Windows Hosting: Which Is Best?
  • May 23, 2017
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‘Linux versus Windows’ is a heated debate in many circles, including web hosting. After all, your choice of Operating System (OS) can impact the way your server behaves and how you can interact with it. In some cases, you may not notice the difference between using either OS on your server. However, if you’re looking …

Web Hosting   What Is Cloud Hosting and How Does it Compare to the Alternatives?
  • May 18, 2017
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If you’ve dealt with hosting providers before, chances are you’re already acquainted with terms such as shared hosting and dedicated servers. However, those types of plans aren’t the only game in town, and cloud hosting has become a viable option for many. There’s lots of talk about ‘the cloud’ these days, but few people are aware of how …

Marketing   What Analytics Are (And How They Can Help You)
  • May 16, 2017
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Analytics, or more specifically website analytics, are key when it comes to understanding what your site users are doing and why. If you don’t stay on top of your metrics, you’ll be losing out on the opportunity to make decisions based on hard data. You’ll essentially be flying blind. Tracking your site’s analytics doesn’t have to …

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