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10 Best Free VPS Hosting Sites 2019 (with Pros and Cons)

This article was revised and updated on Nov 15, 2019.

A VPS (Virtual Private Server) offers you the sweet spot between shared web hosting (free) and dedicated hosting. It combines the affordability of shared hosting with the control and flexibility of a dedicated server.

Over the past couple of years, VPS hosting has gained a lot of momentum and many web hosts have now started offering free VPS hosting.

A free VPS server hosting, obviously, is not as powerful and robust as a paid one. However, it is highly suitable for web/application development purposes, and also if you want to get a taste of VPS hosting before actually moving your website to it.

We conducted extensive research and compiled this list of free and paid VPS hosting providers.

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22 Best Appointment Scheduling Apps for 2019 (Reviews)

In these busy days, it is hard for us to keep up with the schedule that we have planned. Sometimes, we might skip a task. It is completely fine because there may be several reasons why we forget about a few things in our daily routine.

If you run a business, then you need to conduct meetings with a lot of professionals or workers. But, what if you forgot to attend one?

Don’t worry, we have a solution for that – appointment scheduling apps. Yes, appointment scheduling software or apps are tools that will help you keep a record of your appointments and remind you for the same.

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5 Best Podcast Hosting Services in 2019 (Complete Guide for Podcasting)

This Podcast Hosting article was revised and updated on November 14, 2019.

A piece of free advice – if you want to save the battery of your phone, listen to audio files rather than streaming videos.

Why are we telling you this?

Because what we are going to emphasize here on our topic is PODCASTING.

There are some of us who listen to radio and podcasts every day when they are at a cafe or on a train or in a car.

And there are some, who are inspired by these and want to start their own podcast. Are you one of them?

Good, we have prepared a guide for enthusiasts like you who want to start their own podcast show. We will cover everything here right from which host you need to select till how you can monetize and grow subscribers of your podcast.

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Google Domain Review (2019): 8 Pros & 2 Cons using it!

This Google Domain Review was revised and updated on September 2, 2019.

Google Domain Review:

Unknown to many, Google Domain Registration services is provided by Google Domains. However, the service is still currently on beta, despite launching way back in January 2015.

It is not available worldwide as well; rather, only people with billing addresses in following countries can make purchases on Google Domains.

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vietnam

The above does not mean that you won’t be able to manage your existing domain accounts when you’re travelling outside these countries.

As long as you have a valid billing address in these countries, you will be able to purchase a domain from the service.

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DreamHost Review: Is It Reliable & Fast? 99.93% Uptime Recorded till now

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for DreamHost since April 2017.

We are monitoring DreamHost’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-dh.website.


This review of DreamHost is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This DreamHost Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

Ah, DreamHost. Of all the companies we’ve looked at, DreamHost is certainly one of the most recognizable.

Having purportedly serviced 1.5 million websites, DreamHost is up there with the other major players in the hosting game.

Another reason it’s such a major player and viewed so credibly is its history: DreamHost has been running since 1997, which might as well be a few decades in internet years.

So you’ve been looking into your next potential hosting platform. Maybe you have no idea where to start, or maybe you’re already thinking of specific companies and specific plans.

We’re here to help you figure out what different companies can offer you, and right now I’m about to tell you how DreamHost performs based on my own experience with them.

Does DreamHost’s reputation far outweigh its performance?

Or are things pretty aligned?

Keep reading to find out!

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2019’s Best Drupal Hosting Providers (Number #3 is Awesome)

A lot of people are inclined to use Drupal as this is one of the free and open source content management platform written in PHP.

Drupal is flexible, easy to use, scalable and enhances web development in its own sense. As a matter of fact, Drupal has a good customer base.

Though WordPress has been a more popular CMS, a point to note is that Drupal is rapidly picking up in the market.

So, are you just starting to explore Drupal and need to know the best Drupal hosting platforms?

Here is exactly the place, where I will walk you through 7 best Drupal hosting options.

But do you need a good reason to check what is different between Drupal and WordPress? Then hold on, let us first check this before getting any further.

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Wix Review 2019: Our Honest Opinion With Pros & Cons

Wix is undisputed as a champion of website building. Anyone looking for an easy website builder will undoubtedly find Wix in the results.

So what’s the deal with Wix? Founded in 2006, Wix has grown to serve more than 110 million people, with half of that coming from the last four years alone. Wix is especially famous for its free website building plan, easily one of the best free site builders around.

Is it all just hype? Or maybe, people just care about the free website builder and the actual premium services aren’t that good, huh? Or maybe Wix is genuinely popular, but its customers don’t know true quality?

Everyone has reasons to be skeptical of a popular software, particularly one that brands itself as a “free ____” (be it free site builder, free VPN, free anti-virus, and so on).

Well, I’ve been testing Wix formally for a few months and using it on and off for years. I’ve watched it grow and I’ve grown in my expertise at the same time. And now, I would like to give an intimate review of how Wix stands as a website building service in 2018.

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A2 Hosting Review: Give Us 5 Min, We’ll Give You The Facts

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for A2 Hosting since July 2017.

We are monitoring A2 Hosting’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-a2.website.


This review of A2 Hosting is based on actual testing done on their servers”.

This A2 Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

Every now and then I review a company that is simultaneously unknown to most of the public (even on the internet public), and very well-regarded among those who follow hosting.

A2 Hosting is one such company.

Founded in 2001, A2 has gone from hosting a few websites to a few thousand.

That’s great growth, but is a few thousand really something to brag about?

Even the quality hosting providers on the smaller side service hundreds of thousands of sites.

And yet, A2 has managed to stay in the game for 17 years without losing its competitive edge.

As they like to show, A2 has won quite a few hosting awards from popular sites.

It’s natural for you to wonder if A2 is as capable as its reputation suggests.

Are you looking at a hidden gem or a mediocre service that’s fooled a few people into going along with it?

Does its small size mean it lacks features, or that it focuses more on quality—or both?

All these questions and more, I will address in this review.

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Godaddy Review 2019: Is Daddy Really caring for his children? Let’s find out…

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for GoDaddy since August 2018.

We are monitoring Godaddy’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-gd.website.

This review of GoDaddy is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This Godaddy Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

Once upon a time, I was a younger man. I decided to take a big step: no more free website builders for me, no sir… just the real thing:

A PAID web host. One that would let me build a REAL website.

So I went to GoDaddy. Why?

Because GoDaddy had EVERYTHING. It had a website builder, a domain name, and the hosting ALL for (at the time) about a DOLLAR a month. INCREDIBLE!

I was thrilled. I built a site. I was happy…

For a year.

And then,

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Bluehost Review 2019: Tested them for 2 years. Here’s what we know.

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Chris Wagner

“I have been a paying customer for BlueHost since April 2017.

I am monitoring BlueHost’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through my website hostingpill-bh.website.

This review of BlueHost is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This Bluehost Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

Bluehost is REALLY popular, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right host for you. Don’t worry—we’re going to figure that out right now.

Here’s why I can help:

I’ve used it on and off over a long period of time and I’ve been formally testing it since April 2017.

And after getting really friendly with Bluehost, it’s time I share my research with the world—so that no one buys hosting they shouldn’t, and so that no one misses a great opportunity.

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Let me set the stage: Bluehost is one of the most well-known web hosting companies in the world. How well-known?

We’re talking about over 2 MILLION websites that get supported by Bluehost—the big leagues.

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But is Bluehost too big? I mean, clearly it must be doing something right, but doesn’t a certain size also mean Bluehost could be fooling the crowd? Or maybe Bluehost won’t care for your business as personally as a smaller hosting company?

Plus, Bluehost itself is owned by a larger conglomerate. How do you know an unaccountable major corporation is going to look after you and your business? Your site’s information?

There are some reasons to be concerned with Bluehost. Believe me, I took them to heart when I began testing.

More than half a year later, I’ve come out with some mixed feelings.

Why?

Let me show you.

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SiteGround Review: Pros & Cons after 25 Months of Monitoring!

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Chris Wagner

“I have been a paying customer for SiteGround since October 2017.

I am monitoring SiteGround’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through my website hostingpill-sg.website.


This review of SiteGround is based on actual testing done on their servers and interaction with their customer support.”

This SiteGround Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

Ah, SiteGround. If you’ve been looking into web hosting lately, there is no way you haven’t stumbled across this name.

Easily one of the biggest names in the world of web hosting, it can be a little hard to know where to start.

It’s mostly stayed out of the news, minus its vocal opposition to the United States bills SOPA and PIPA a few years ago (if you’re unfamiliar, it was in good company here, joining many major online companies in protest).

If it’s stayed out of the news though, it definitely has not stayed out of articles and reviews. It’s just too notable to not hear about if you’re curious about this stuff. In fact, SiteGround is one of the biggest names in hosting, supporting over 2 million websites.

But is bigger always better? How many online SiteGround reviews can you really trust anyway? What makes SiteGround stand apart from some other top names?

Of course, I can’t fully answer those questions, but I hope to at least shed some light about SiteGround nonetheless.

Keep reading to learn more about my thoughts regarding this hosting giant.

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iPage Review: We Found Out Good & Bad Things Using it 14+ Months…

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Chris Wagner

“We have been a paying customer for iPage hosting since August 2018.


We are monitoring iPages’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through our website hostingpill-ip.website.
 
This review of iPage hosting is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This iPage Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06 2019.
 
I LOVE underdogs so much that I’m going to tell you all about one of the most UNDERRATED web hosts around.

Although, some might disagree with me on whether this company is an underdog.

iPage is one of those hosts that the ordinary person might not know about, but which is pretty reputable to those in the hosting world.

It’s a veteran in the hosting world, being founded in 1998.

And what’s even more impressive?

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FastComet Review: Last 25-Months Performance Stats & Comparison

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Chris Wagner

“I have been a paying customer for FastComet since October 2017.

I am monitoring FastComet’s shared hosting servers for Uptime and Performance through my website hostingpill-fc.website.

This review of FastComet is based on actual testing done on their servers.”

This FastComet Hosting Review was revised and updated on November 06, 2019.

So you’ve been looking into web hosting.

You’ve heard all the big names and you’ve seen plenty of top ten lists.

If you’ve seen a list of the top ten hosting options, there’s almost no way you haven’t seen the name FastComet come up.

But maybe if you decided to Google around, you haven’t found many (if any) news articles featuring FastComet.

Well, nothing from a reputable source anyway.

So, of course, you ask yourself one of the most common questions of our age—is it legit?

Well I have good news (or bad, in that more options can make your decision more difficult): yes, FastComet’s legit!

First of all, don’t be too put off by the lack of news articles. The biggest hosting companies may get some mentions in the news, but bigger doesn’t always mean better, even in the world of hosting.

In fact, in my opinion, it’s a testament to FastComet’s versatility as a platform that it has managed to maintain such a positive image online without encountering significant negative press from big sources.

So don’t worry!

FastComet may not be in the news, but it’s definitely in the reviews, and it’s in good ones at that.

Take, for example, this review.

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7 Best BlueHost Alternatives 2019 [Number #2 is Incredible]

Few of the concerns while using Bluehost services are regarding speed, performance, pricing structure, high renewals, limited add-ons included in the basic hosting plan, poor customer support to name a few.

Owing to these limitations, a lot of Bluehost users are on the lookout for other alternatives. Bluehost’s degrading services are driving users to opt for other hosting platforms.

Through this post, I will provide you the top 5 alternatives for Bluehost, which would help you choose your perfect hosting platform.

In case you’re in a hurry, here are our Top BlueHost Alternatives:

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GoDaddy Website Builder Review: Our Expert Opinion (2019)

Website Builders are practically a boon, especially when you do not wish to hire expensive web developers.

When you do web designing by yourself, then choosing an affordable and reliable website builder is the surest way forward.

A popular brand for hosting, GoDaddy is equally present in the market when we speak about website builders. Being a well-known brand, you surely cannot miss GoDaddy’s website builder.

There is a lot of buzz about GoDaddy in the market. Being one of the largest domain registrars, how competent is GoDaddy’s website builder is a question most people ask.

I have used GoDaddy website builder for quite some time now and decided to review and put forth my thoughts.

With no delay let me start by providing what I found really appealing about GoDaddy’ website builder.

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