HostGator to SiteGround – My Web-Hosting Migration Experience

HostGator to SiteGround – My Web-Hosting Migration Experience

I believe it was in the last quarter of 2009 when I started using Hostgator as my hosting service. Since then I have purchased over 5 hosting packages from Hostgator and have hosted more than ten WordPress blogs with them. Undoubtedly, Hostgator's hosting quality is good.  Lately, however, their customer support has started to disappoint me. For the past year I have wanted to move my sites away from Hostgator, and try a new web hosting company for my WordPress blog. In this post I will share what I experienced when changing hosting companies.  I have (12 comments)

Dreamhost Hosting Review and Discount

Dreamhost Hosting Review and Discount

Here at ShoutMeLoud I share my experience and reviews of various online products that I use or have used, so that ShoutMeLoud readers can get better value for their money. When it comes to webhosting, there are a variety of options available to you.  Based on my experience, I would suggest that you choose your webhosting company based on your website requirements. For a WordPress blog, a typical shared hosting is a good place to start.  Six years ago when I started my career with WordPress, I opted for Dreamhost's hosting service as it was pretty (27 comments)

How to Buy Web Hosting with a Domain Name for your WordPress Blog

How to Buy Web Hosting with a Domain Name for your WordPress Blog

Here at ShoutMeLoud I thought I had covered everything when it came to creating a successful blog and generating money. One topic important to new bloggers that I may have missed covering is how to buy your web hosting and domain name. Many new bloggers make the mistake of buying hosting from unreliable companies, and they regret this misstep later. In this step-by-step guide, I will share everything you need to know to buy reliable web hosting and domain names, and I will demonstrate the process by actually buying them for this tutorial. For (7 comments)

5 Reasons You Should Start Using CloudFlare Right Away

5 Reasons You Should Start Using CloudFlare Right Away

When I first heard about Cloudflare years back, I was like why the heck I need to use it. My site is loading fine and more over I read too many issues back then. Last year, after WPEngine hosting started charging my site for extra visits, I started using Cloudflare to get rid of unwanted bots and spam visits. That's how I started with Cloudflare and after using it for months, I'm so positive about this free service that I recommend to all the readers of ShoutMeLoud. If you are not using Cloudflare or have never heard about it, this guide for anyone (16 comments)

ZohoMail Guide To Create Free Business Email in Next 7 Minutes

ZohoMail Guide To Create Free Business Email in Next 7 Minutes

Few years back Google apps used to be my choice of service for creating domain specific business email addresses. But last year they shut down their free sign-up and now you need to pay for every user account on Google apps. For those who are looking for free domain specific email options, you still have couple of option such as using your domain provider or use cPanel to create free Email account or use Zoho mail. I discovered Zoho Mail free domain email address feature few days back, and it's indeed something which you will love. They also have (10 comments)