How to Sign Up for Hostgator Webhosting [Tutorial]

How to Sign Up for Hostgator Webhosting [Tutorial]

One of the very first steps to setting up a website is to buy a hosting plan. Buying a hosting plan is not difficult, but most new bloggers find it challenging to understand which webhosting service is the best choice, which plan to buy, and how to actually make the purchase. In this guide I will help to answer the questions related to what a new blogger needs to know when buying a hosting service for his website. If you are completely new to hosting for your website, I recommend that you read my previously published article, A Beginner's Guide to (7 comments)

How to Add Additional Domain to Hostgator Hosting

How to Add Additional Domain to Hostgator Hosting

I have previously posted a detailed review of Hostgator hosting, and despite problems I have had with Hostgator in the past, they are still one of the best hosting solutions for WordPress. Hostgator offers various hosting plans, the most popular of which is the Baby hosting plan.  This plan offers unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage and unlimited domains. This means that with one Baby hosting plan, you can host unlimited websites! I personally host five medium traffic websites on Hostgator's Baby plan, and my up-time is great. Check (5 comments)

Good-bye HostGator! Welcome Knownhost

Good-bye HostGator! Welcome Knownhost

Few days back, I talked about Panda 3.8 and surprisingly ShoutMeLoud traffic started going down after the last algorithm update. Since, I offer SEO consultancy, it's a shame for me to see my major site getting affected with Panda algo again. You can read my previous article on How I recovered from Panda, and I was in panic mode with this update. I started doing a complete SEO audit of ShoutMeLoud and realized that it's penalized because of thin content. Now, the question comes where is this thin content coming from? Eespecially, when I deindexed (41 comments)

Best Alternatives to HostGator Hosting

Best Alternatives to HostGator Hosting

Recently I made you aware here on this blog that Hostgator has been sold to EIG.  As mentioned in my post, for the next three or four weeks the future of Hostgator will remain very uncertain. There is much that needs to be finalized before we will have adequate information about the data center and other billing details. I believe this is a good time for me to offer some alternatives to Hostgator, as it would be beneficial to people like me whose hosting due date is this month to move now to another webhosting service instead of renewing with Hostgator (28 comments)

HostGator Sold to EIG For $225 million USD

HostGator Sold to EIG For $225 million USD

Here is a big news for all Hostgator customers, (Even ShoutMeLoud is hosted on Hostgator). Hostgator is sold for $225 million USD to Endurance International Group. According to reports, Mr. Hari Ravichandran, CEO of EIG, offerd $225 million to Hostgator CEO, Brent Oxley and he accepted. This news came out as a shock for Hostgator users and people are already discussing about the same in Webhosting forum. Some background about Endurance International Group: EIG is a business group, which has acquired many popular Web-hosting company and domain (39 comments)