Timothy
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Timothy Shim is a writer, editor, and tech geek. Starting his career in the field of IT, he today spends his time building effective web content. His specializations are in web hosting and related tools, Virtual Private Networks, along with business applications of web technology.

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The Importance of a CDN

The Importance of a CDN

Using a Content Distribution Network, also known as a CDN, can help you significantly reduce page load times for your website. They also often contribute to load balancing, bad bot mitigation, increased reliability, and more.

With free CDN solutions available, there is little reason not to use one to improve your website performance. Today we’ll be sharing more about these handy services you can use to ramp up your site speed and reliability.

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The Importance of Password Management Tools

The Importance of Password Management Tools

In the early days of the Internet, we used to have a couple of passwords for important online properties (email, website, etc.). But as technologies evolved, we are now creating hundreds of passwords, some of which we rarely use more than once or twice.

Creating and managing secure passwords for different services can be impractical in the long run…at least without the assistance of a password management tool.

If you’ve been keeping your passwords written on the side of your desk or saving them in a text file on your device – you should stop immediately.

Password management tools are there for the rescue…

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The Importance of Data Backups

The Importance of Data Backups

Data backups are an essential part of operating a website. Disaster can strike at any time, and if something happens to your website data – you need to recover swiftly.

Today we’ll be sharing more about this essential activity in web operations and the various ways data backups can save your website.

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Joomla.com vs. Joomla.org – Which to Choose?

Joomla.com vs. Joomla.org – Which to Choose?

 Joomla is a Content Management System (CMS) designed to help users build and run websites that serve large amounts of dynamic content. Despite many similarities, Joomla.com and Joomla.org are not the same thing. To understand why this is so, we need to understand Joomla itself.

Since it’s a web application, you can get Joomla either as a download to deploy on your choice of web hosting or as a package deal.

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WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org – Which to Choose?

WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org – Which to Choose?

Many are familiar with WordPress but are you aware of the significant differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org? WordPress itself is simply the application, but the two sites offer entirely different things in terms of servicing the CMS. 

If you’re unsure which to use for your website or blog, read on for our head-to-head comparison of the two platforms. This article will walk you through the differences between WP.com and WP.org, so you can make an informed choice when needed.

 

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Navigating Your WordPress Dashboard

Navigating Your WordPress Dashboard

Encountering your WordPress dashboard for the first time can be slightly overwhelming. Over time, it has bulked up a little, but don’t worry – you’ll quickly get the hang of things. While the list of options may seem long, everything is neatly categorized

Today we’re going to take a tour around some of the highlights that will help you get your WP website up and running. Once you get used to the system, getting things done through the WordPress dashboard will only take seconds.

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WordPress Image Optimization – Tips and Tricks

WordPress Image Optimization – Tips and Tricks

Given how easily WordPress bulks up over time, keeping it running as efficiently as possible should be a top priority for most users. One of the best ways of keeping WordPress lean is by optimizing your images. Yet that alone doesn’t guarantee a speedy website.

As visitors get increasingly impatient with slow websites, keeping yours fast is an ongoing challenge.

Today we’ll be looking at some of the ways you can keep WordPress running smoothly, with an extra focus on image optimization.

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How SPanel Helps With Hosting Management?

How SPanel Helps With Hosting Management?

Managing web hosting accounts can be a little confusing. Most of us start out using shared hosting, which is simple to operate and comes with a convenient web hosting control panel. Because of that simplicity, many are afraid of moving to а Virtual Private Server (VPS).

VPS hosting plans have a reputation of being technically challenging. While part of this is simply the nature of the service (you are managing an entire server), an intuitive control panel solution can simplify things significantly.

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