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  • Protect Yourself with WHOIS Domain Privacy

    Written by: Hosting Coupons on June 29, 2014

    When you sign up for a domain name (,, etc.), you’re required by the domain registrar to provide your address amongst other details. This wouldn’t be a problem if they were kept with the registrar, but they can actually be searched for. Type in ‘whois check’ in a search engine, and you’ll be presented with Whilst this may not be a problem if you’re using a company address, if the domain is just for a personal blog and is registered to a home address, you likely won’t...

  • Server / Website Uptime Monitoring Services

    Written by: Hosting Coupons on June 22, 2014

    When you have the responsibility for an important website, it’s important that your website is up all of the time. If it isn’t, you need to know instantly to be able to take action. Pingdom Pingdom are very well known in the in website monitoring industry, and have major clients including Spotify, Microsoft and Twitter. With a basic service offering which is Interface Dashboard When you log in to Pingdom, you’ll see the Dashboard area first, which shows everything Uptime Monitoring This not only shows whether a website is...

  • How To Tell If Your Website Is Down

    Written by: Hosting Coupons on June 15, 2014

    If you think your website is down, there’s always the chance that it’s down to your Internet connection and that the website is actually up and running. All of the following tools run various tests to see if your website is up for their servers. Is It Down Right Now? (Is My Site Down)

  • Is SSD Hosting worth it?

    Written by: Hosting Coupons on June 8, 2014

    Though most shared, reseller and VPS packages mostly still use traditional HDDs, dedicated server hosting is beginning to adopt SSDs. But is it really worth having an SSD on a server which is restricted by connection speed to the outside world? With many typical broadband connections only reaching 10Mbps at best, do we really need an SSD which can offer up to 550Mbps read? You’ll mainly notice a difference with I/O intensive applications and processes such as database queries etc. Dedicated servers with SSDs are slightly more expensive than...

  • 5 Free Tools to Check Your Website’s Page Speed

    Written by: Hosting Coupons on June 1, 2014

    If you’re reading this, you’re probably in one of two situations: You realize that your website could have a much faster load time, but you’re not sure where to start and which areas would benefit the most. Whether it be compressing images, reducing the number of HTTP requests or just placing less content on each page. You’ve made improvements to your site, and you want to check and see if they are making a difference. No matter which of these two situations you’re in, one or more of the...

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