Michael James

Michael James is the Founder and Editor of WebHostingCat.com. After spending 15 years in the IT industry, he now publishes multiple websites to help business owners and bloggers.

DNS Backup

Backup DNS

Last week I wrote about backing up your website and knowing exactly what the backup and restore policies are with your web hosting plan. Now, let’s look at another type of backup: Making sure your site is accessible at all times. You may be aware that late last year there was quite a situation with …

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BBB - Better Business Bureau

BBB Web Hosting Ratings

The Better Business Bureau website is a great place to do some of your online research when purchasing products and services—including web hosting. While I’d not use that site as my sole online research tool, the BBB site does provide some insight on how well a company addresses any issues and how concerned they are …

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Web Hosting Speed

Web Hosting Speed

Getting your website to load and run fast should be a goal of all site owners. When considering speed issues, be sure to take into account both your web design and web hosting. Both sides can have a big impact on your website’s speed and potential audience. I always hate going to a site and …

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cPanel Softaculous

cPanel and Softaculous

Your web hosting interface will vary depending upon which company you choose. Some interfaces are graphic based where as others are primarily text link environments. Personally, I like the graphic interfaces better like cPanel. cPanel is one of the more widely used hosting interfaces, although each web hosting company usually customizes it somewhat. The cPanel …

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Social Media

Web Hosting on Social Media

Everyone is using social media to promote themselves these days—and web hosting companies are no exception. Though I certainly wouldn’t base my chose of web hosting by social media popularity, it nonetheless is interesting to see how each web host is utilizing or not utilizing social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Not surprisingly, those …

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