Linode vs DigitalOcean
Virtual private servers (VPSs) are cost-effective solutions for developers and businesses alike that offer superb performances, security, backups, and overall reliability. The fact that they provide hourly pricing and that regular people can also afford to use the services of big companies, also adds to their popularity. That being said, in this article I’ll be […]Read More
What is a Linode?
Linode is a cloud-hosting company that offers virtual private servers in a number of data centers worldwide at affordable prices, billed by the hour. Linode also refers to specific types of servers as “Linode XX GB”, eg Linode 16 GB, based on how much RAM they provide. This is similar to how DigitalOcean refers to […]Read More
What is a Droplet?
A Droplet is what DigitalOcean, a cloud hosting provider, calls its Linux-based virtual private servers (VPSs), that run on virtualized hardware. It’s a neat, low-cost service based on cloud computing with which one can create a virtual server environment on company servers. The Droplets can be customized through the DigitalOcean control panel and can be […]Read More
WordPress Booking Plugins – Capture bookings even out of hours
Do you have a service-based company, for example, a hotel, restaurant, event planner, photography, hair salon, clinic, travel agency, or gym? If so, your website – and, therefore, your business – will undoubtedly benefit from having some method for capturing reservations, bookings, and appointments. So, you’ll be happy to know that adding one is super […]Read More
How to Install WordPress on DigitalOcean
WordPress is a giant among blog platforms and content management systems, giving you all kinds of freedom and perks to create and manage your new website with great functionality. In this tutorial, I’ll go over the important steps you need to do in order to install WordPress on DigitalOcean, using their WordPress 1-click app. NOTE: […]Read More
Best WordPress Portfolio Plugins
Are you an artist, photographer, or other creative that is wondering how to best showcase your works on your WordPress website? If so, stay with us because we will show you some of the best WordPress portfolio plugins currently available. Best of all, there are both free and premium ones to choose from, so whether […]Read More
Cloud vs VPS Hosting – How to Choose the Right One for You
Before looking at the key differences between cloud vs VPS hosting, it is important to understand the fundamental commonality between the two that sometimes cause confusion. Both cloud and VPS hosting have shared resources (i.e., hardware, operating system, applications, etc.) that use advanced technology to keep users ‘virtually’ separated from one another. However, that is […]Read More
4 AWS Alternatives To Try
AWS or Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform that was developed by e-commerce giant Amazon. AWS offers a lot more cloud computing services than other cloud hosting platforms, including the ones listed here as alternatives (Vultr, Linode, UpCloud and DigitalOcean). Besides cloud hosting, it also offers gaming, VR and IoT technologies, machine learning applications, […]Read More
Looking for a DigitalOcean Alternative? See Our Top 3
DigitalOcean is a well-known cloud host provider aimed at developers and more advanced users, offering reliable and affordable cloud infrastructure. It’s known for coining the term Droplets to refer to their Virtual Private Servers. However, DigitalOcean is not really that friendly towards novices and people new to the cloud hosting market. The way it’s marketed […]Read More
WooCommerce vs Shopify – Which is Best for eCommerce Stores?
Are you looking to create an online store? If so, you’ve landed on the right page, as today we’ll be directly comparing two of the most popular eCommerce platforms – WooCommerce vs Shopify – to help you decide which one is best for you. What is eCommerce? In a nutshell, eCommerce is simply commercial transactions […]Read More