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November 27, 2009


Drupal: Get started the easy way

You probably already have a few ideas about what it takes to set up a website, but put those to one side for now, because we're going to look at a different way of doing things. With Drupal, all you really need is a name and an idea of the type of content you want. However, before we get going, the big question you have to answer is: with all the free hosting services available today, do you really need your own website at all? If the answer is yes, read on to discover how you can create anything from a simple blog to a complex website using Drupal in a matter of minutes.

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by TuxRadar at November 27, 2009 12:40 PM

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Select the Best Website Hosting Service

If you are on a look out for the web hosting services for launching your website then things can prove to be troublesome. There is plethora of alternate that are available nowadays that claim to be less expensive along with giving you best quality services. The perfect way by which you can evaluate which web hosting company gels perfectly with your requirements is to be careful about the process of selection and move step by step taking in consideration the following as basis for evaluation.

November 27, 2009 04:48 AM


Clutter: a beginner's tutorial

There are lots of cool things in Moblin, but Clutter is our #1 most favourite thing of all. Why? If its OpenGL-accelerated, object-oriented, GTK-integrated API isn't enough to convince you, then perhaps its powerful animation framework, easy texture manipulation, and lightning-fast object picking system might.

But one problem with Clutter is a distinct lack of documentation - a lot of folks want to learn how to use it, but the web is somewhat lacking in tutorials right now. We hate to see awesome free software projects without the userbase they deserve, so we spent a few hours putting together a kickstart guide for people who want to get into Clutter in the minimum time.

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by TuxRadar at November 27, 2009 12:55 AM

November 26, 2009

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How Businesses Can Benefit From Dedicated Remote Server Hosting

A dedicated remote server host can be ideal for your business. After all, as the name suggests, that server is dedicated to you. And remote servers give you extra layers of protection from theft and human error. But what comprises the full range of benefits of a remote dedicated server host?

November 26, 2009 07:57 PM

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  • Plesk and Parallels Under Fire?
    “After encounter an issue that the server can’t reboot into safe mode”, posted today forum member “Onemancrew” in Web Hosting Talk. He explained that the bug appears when the he tried to reboot his server into safe mode. After the login screen was shown , after a few seconds automatic reboot would be done, and “no matter what you will do , you will not be able to boot your server into safe mode”.

November 26, 2009 08:00 AM

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6 Great Reasons to Avoid Free Web Hosting

When it comes to web hosting, there are a lot of options available. With so many alternatives to choose from, you might be tempted to consider one of the many free web hosting services out there.

November 26, 2009 03:30 AM

How to Safely Store Files Through Web Hosting

There are many ways that you can store files through web hosting. In fact, there are many different providers for these services.

November 26, 2009 01:37 AM

November 25, 2009

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What is Clustered Hosting?

Clustered hosting is a bunch of servers installed on the same network for hosting services. This type of hosting removes the intrinsic errors of shared hosting systems. It is commonly used by big websites. You can purchase it and manage the same at your place, all by yourself.

November 25, 2009 11:05 PM

Windows Hosting Reseller Makes You Rich Easily

When you are going to building your site, after you have domain, you will start with a hosting provider too. Before you choose a hosting company, you should know their main types.

November 25, 2009 10:55 PM

Small Businesses - How to Choose the Right Web Hosting Service

Writing the business plan was a breeze, creating the marketing plan was fun, hiring your new employees went more quickly than planned, and you feel confident your small business is going to be a great success. But then you realize that while you're great at strategic planning, sales, management and finances, you're not exactly an IT expert. You know you definitely want a company website, company emails, e-commerce options, but where do you even start?

November 25, 2009 09:32 PM

When a Hosting Company Offers SEO Services, What Should I Ask and Look For?

You're about to launch your online business and are searching for the perfect web hosting company. You've heard about SEO services, but what are they and how should you choose the right ones for your company?

November 25, 2009 09:32 PM

Dedicated Servers - An Ideal Choice For E-Commerce Websites

Dedicated servers are ideal for hosting eCommerce websites. They offer optimum security and speed to the website.

November 25, 2009 07:16 PM

Hosting on Dedicated Shared Servers

A dedicated server is a powerful computer that is used solely as a network server; a computer reserved for network needs. On the other hand the term "shared hosting" refers to the usage of a single web server to host multiple websites for multiple customers. Combining the two features together therefore means that dedicated shared server hosting refers to the style of hosting more than one website in a single server which is specifically reserved for network service hosting.

November 25, 2009 05:28 PM


Podcast Season 1 Episode 22

Title: The Sound of Fail

In this episode: Google releases the source code to its new operating system, Chrome OS. The Fedora 12 distribution makes its way onto the mirrors and The Gimp is too powerful and too complex for Ubuntu 10.04. We present the results of our two-week Bing research project and ask whether we'd switch to Bing if it was the only place to find News Corp. coverage.

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by TuxRadar at November 25, 2009 05:02 PM

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Two Best Web Hosting Techniques - Dedicated and Reseller

In today's fast-paced business environment, there are several hosting techniques that are available in the market. You can plan to host your personal or a business website. You need to research to find a suitable Web hosting for your requirement.

November 25, 2009 03:22 PM

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  • Exploring the MODx Evolution Backend Manager
    In the last post in this column we walked talked about how to install MODx on your HostColor account. Before we can actually start building our website, it’s important to have a good understanding of the MODx backend manager area as this is where you, as the site developer, will spend most of your time and do most of your work. Understanding what the different parts and areas of the manager are will make you more efficient and reduce the time you spend looking for things and trying to figure out how to accomplish your tasks.

November 25, 2009 08:00 AM

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Websites - The New Business Card

Websites are slowly becoming the de facto standard of getting information out to different groups in an organized efficient manner. The explosion of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter & Plaxo have also helped make this communication easier.

November 25, 2009 04:43 AM

November 24, 2009

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Shared Linux Web Hosting

When you are building your web server and wish to get the good operating system, then you can choose from two alternatives from a principal viewpoint. The alternatives that we are talking about are the Windows operating system and the shared Linux web hosting.

November 24, 2009 11:10 PM

Choosing a Host For Your Company's Website

I can tell you for sure, that it really IS IMPORTANT to choose the Web Hosting company wisely. There are many reasons and it could take a book to recite even the most important ones. Here though, let me share with you the basic idea(s) that need to be examined: APPEARANCE: Just as the sign on a storefront needs to give the public a reason to shop there, your website needs to give the online visitor a reason to trust your company.

November 24, 2009 10:44 PM

Guide to Fine Tune Your Website to Make it Search Engine Friendly

The article provides a practical SEO guidance to those who have just started their websites. It lists all the points the website owner(s) need to take care of, to fine tune their websites to be search engine friendly.

November 24, 2009 10:04 PM

Five Things to Know About Web Hosting and Subdomains

When you purchase domain registration service and web hosting packages, you may initially put all of your focus on figuring out the main domain name. That said, as time goes on, you are sure to think of other keywords, or different types of pages that would work better under a different domain name. Rather than purchase new server space and another name, you can try using subdomains instead. Aside from being much cheaper, you may find that they will be of immense benefit in other ways.

November 24, 2009 07:29 PM

Promoting Web Hosting Business and Services

Web hosting and web designing services can be promoted online through different marketing strategies. Some important tips and techniques on how to get success with these website hosting and website designing is discussed below.

November 24, 2009 05:23 PM

Sell Own Hosting Package Via Reseller Hosting

First of all, what is web hosting? Whenever some data is made available on the Internet, it is being hosted somewhere.

November 24, 2009 05:19 PM

Shared Hosting Vs Virtual Private Server (VPS Hosting)

Web hosting comes in several different forms and packages. From the large-scale option of grid hosting, where a number of servers are clustered together with multiple nodes, it goes all the way down to home servers, where a consumer-owned machine hosts a site through an end-user Internet connection.

November 24, 2009 05:18 PM

The Importance of Hosting Reviews

With the increasing numbers of web hosting providers over the Internet today, searching for the right Web hosting company can be pretty stressful and time consuming for many people. Competitions are very tough in the Web Hosting industry today where each of the hosting companies is trying their best to attract their new customers.

November 24, 2009 04:49 PM

Small Business Web Hosting - What to Look For!

If you own a small sized company, I truly believe that you will need a reliable business web hosting more than anyone else. With an increasing number of Web Hosting companies available in the internet today, there is more than one champion web hosting companies which you can search over the internet today where you can best utilize their services and infrastructure from.

November 24, 2009 04:47 PM

Choose Ecommerce Hosting With Private SSL

Ecommerce has become part and parcel of commerce today. Every businessman finds it worthwhile to have an online presence, as online shopping setups generate sales that exceed the cost incurred many times over.

November 24, 2009 04:10 PM

Smart and Pure Ways to Select Web Hosting

A smart way to choose web hosting is to go through the search engine and type "top 3 web hosting" and then press search. This will give you an idea how much people are using these types of hosting.

November 24, 2009 03:06 PM

Unlimited Bandwidth Hosting - How to Get the Best?

Do you trust any hosting company advertising their "Unlimited Bandwidth Hosting" plan?! Is that term TRUE, or just used for their promotion purposes?! Read on carefully to discover the truth of this marketing term.

November 24, 2009 02:54 PM


Open Ballot: Microsoft/News Corp deal - would you switch to Bing?

Word has it that Microsoft is in talks with News Corp to discuss paying the publisher to de-index its websites from Google. With Redmond struggling to get a major foothold in the search market, the company is seeking to have content exclusively indexed on Bing - content from Rupert Murdoch's vast media empire (encompassing The Sun, The Times, FOX News, the New York Post, the Wall Street Journal...).

Now, imagine that this deal goes ahead. Technically, hypothetically, Bing would be able to turn up search results that Google couldn't. Would you switch to Bing? Would you stay with Google? What matters more: the number of search results you can get, or the company operating the search engine? Let us know and we'll discuss the results in our podcast.

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by TuxRadar at November 24, 2009 02:31 PM

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Tips For Choosing Affordable Web Page Hosting

As a newcomer to having your own website, or even if you have been doing it for years, you may find yourself in the market for some sort of affordable web page hosting. You can find hosting that is cheap, but you need to make sure of what you are getting before you commit. You may be tempted to go with the cheapest company, but as mom used to say, "You get what you pay for."

November 24, 2009 02:00 PM

Dedicated Server Hosting Vs Colocation Hosting Services

Often in the web hosting industry, you will here the terms Dedicated Servers which are considered as the best option when it comes to Web Hosting services. There are various reasons for it, however, we will be concentrating on the various types of Dedicated Web Hosting services as for now. In the web hosting industry, you will find that you as a customer will have two options when it comes to Dedicated servers. The first is Dedicated server and the other is Colocation hosting services...

November 24, 2009 03:20 AM

Web Hosting Essentials - Customer Reviews

As you are looking for a web hosting company to host your website with you will want to check each business out thoroughly. Some of the basic things you'll want to do is compare prices, compare packages, and look for different types of free and pay scripts that are offered.

November 24, 2009 02:48 AM

Which Web Hosting is Best For You?

Getting the right web host is one of the most important decisions anyone looking for a web hosting Host should make cautiously. The right web host can further enhance the user-friendliness and efficiency of your websites.

November 24, 2009 02:24 AM

November 23, 2009

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15 Steps to Setup Blogger Custom Domain With a Godaddy Account

Converting a blog to Custom domain is very easy (because the complete hosting procedure will be taken care by the blogger itself). But if you buy a domain from GoDaddy or other webhosting services, then you have to manually create the settings in the blogger as well as in your domain manager. This is a very easy step. Just follow the steps below.

November 23, 2009 09:51 PM

All Managed Dedicated Server Hosting

If you are looking to start a website, then the first thing you need, after a quality site, is a good server. On the Internet, your server is one of the most important things that you can have because it determines the quality of your users experience.

November 23, 2009 08:29 PM

Cloud Hosting Vs Shared Hosting

Starting a website is a fun and interesting way to promote your business. In fact, these days it goes beyond that to the point of being an absolute necessity. The reason for this is that our increasingly global economy has opened up to the Internet.

November 23, 2009 08:29 PM

Signs of a Bad Web Hosting Company and How to Avoid Them

Online, your website is everything. Here are some signs of a bad web hosting company and how you can avoid them to preserve your reputation, brand and your business!

November 23, 2009 07:56 PM

Shared Web Hosting - Is it Suitable For You?

This is a very clear definition of shared web hosting; however, it's very hard to find a hosting company that's suitable for you and meets your requirements. In this article, I will identify the right company and know what you look for when shopping for webhosting.

November 23, 2009 05:26 PM

Web Hosting Basics

Web hosting can be a bit overwhelming for beginners. Most people think that you have to hire an expensive company to handle their web hosting services. However, the simple truth is that if you have an internet connection and a computer, you can easily handle your own web site with very few problems.

November 23, 2009 04:16 PM

5 Tips Before Buying Web Hosting

Looking for a guide to help with picking a web host? See how these 5 Tips Before Buying Web Hosting will assist you in making the best choice for your website's needs.

November 23, 2009 04:01 PM

Web Hosting Advices For Beginners

There are many hosting providers with different levels of quality in their hosting performances, but also in their customer support. How to pick a dependable web hosting company?

November 23, 2009 03:28 PM

Web Hosting Reviews on the Web - Finding the Right Web Host

It is not easy to find the right Web Host for yourself, especially if you are new to web hosting. Therefore seeking for pioneer advice and looking out for online reference is a great way to start.

November 23, 2009 02:32 PM

What is the Key Benefits of Having Web Hosting?

A web Hosting Company is a company that operates "web servers" by renting out their computers to renters who wished to get their public web sites. Anyone can be their own web host, however there are ways too many things to consider before one can confidently call it a GO!

November 23, 2009 02:20 PM

Web Hosting Reliability

Web Hosting Reliability is an important aspect of building your website. Need more information on how to choose a reliable web host? Read on to discover just what it takes to find reliable hosting.

November 23, 2009 02:06 PM

Finding an Established Web Host

Finding an Established Web Host does not have to be a difficult task. See why it is an imperative choice for all website owners.

November 23, 2009 02:06 PM

Web Hosting Support

Do you know how important Web Hosting Support is? Don't get caught with a web host that is not reliable. Find the hosting company that is right for your website.

November 23, 2009 02:06 PM

3 Steps to Starting a Website

Are you thinking about building a site on the web? Follow these 3 Steps to Starting a Website to help get you going.

November 23, 2009 02:06 PM

Make a Checklist Before Buying a Web Host

Do you know what you need when searching for a web host? Use this checklist to help you determine just what will help your website get off the ground.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

Research to Find the Best Web Host

Have you started your Research to Find the Best Web Host? Use this simple guide to get you started on your way to seek out the most appropriate hosting company for your website's needs.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

3 Top Factors to Consider For Web Hosting

There is a lot of information on the web about how to pick out a web host. Each site that you visit will give you the same basic schools of thought. However, there are 3 Top Factors to Consider For Web Hosting that you should take into account. These are undeniably the most important things you should determine before choosing your preferred web hosting company.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

What About Low Cost Web Hosting?

Have you been searching for a web host? What about Low Cost Web Hosting? Be informed about why affordable hosting may be just what your website needs.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

Why Use Linux Web Hosting?

The popularity of this operating system has grown. Find out more now by reading further.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

Best Web Host

Are you seeking the Best Web Host? Everyone wants to find a web hosting company that best suits their needs. Just where do you find that web hosting company? Read on to learn more.

November 23, 2009 02:05 PM

Shared Web Hosting Defined

Do you know what Shared Web Hosting is? Find the answer to this question and what to look for in a hosting company when you are just starting out.

November 23, 2009 02:04 PM

How Responsive is Your Web Host?

Do you know how responsive your web host is? Determine the questions you should be asking before you choose your hosting site.

November 23, 2009 02:04 PM

Why Beginners Choose Host Monster

Starting a website is not an easy task. Just ask anyone new to the field of internet marketing and they will agree. There is a sharp learning curve to building a successful website and newbies need all the help they can get when it comes knowing what to do. One company that is there to assist those in need is continually rated in the top ten for web hosting sites. This high rating is just one reason why beginners choose Host Monster for their hosting needs.

November 23, 2009 02:04 PM

Web Hosting - What is CPanel?

If you were like I was when I started, I didn't have a clue what they were talking about. I just knew I want a website and I need a hosting provider. I didn't know what a lot of terms they were using meant. After a lot of research and frustration I learned what they were talking about. I want to explain in layman terms, so beginners, don't have to go through the frustration that I did.

November 23, 2009 02:04 PM

Choosing Cheap Web Hosting

One of the first things when starting a website is picking a good web host. Our budget dictates how much we can spend so it is a determining factor in our choice. This being the case we still must find a hosting service with good quality. Choosing cheap web hosting doesn't have to mean low quality and you can have both with proper research. The last thing anyone wants when starting a web site is problems and headaches.

November 23, 2009 02:03 PM

How Important is a Good Web Host?

Avoid the pitfalls of choosing the wrong web hosting site. See the advantages you will gain from picking a good quality web hosting site.

November 23, 2009 02:03 PM