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How to Choose the Best WordPress Hosting Provider?

Oct 11, 2016     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

Believe it or not, how to choose best WordPress hosting provider is a million dollar question today. Web hosting is the most important element in running a successful business on a website which in turn helps you enhance sales while improving over-all search engine optimization (SEO).

There are hundreds and thousands or maybe more options available for best WordPress hosting provider ranging from free to paid, depending on your requirement. Some other options available are shared hosting, managed hosting, virtual private server (VPS), dedicated hosting, etc.

How to Choose the Best WordPress Hosting Provider?

Interestingly, WordPress content management system (CMS) is one of the most popular light-weight platform which operates almost 26% of the overall Internet, adding over 50,000 new sites every day. You can create a beautiful website powered by WordPress for businesses, professionals, and bloggers.

In order to run a WordPress site on your hosting provider platform, you’ll require PHP version 5.6 or greater along with MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater. WordPress also advocates Apache or Nginx which is the most hearty and element-full server for running WordPress CMS, however any hosting server that supports PHP/MySQL will work. That being said, you should do your home work and check with each available option to get the best out of all. You should also check to see whether your WordPress hosting provider supports easy 1-click install option?

We at DesigningTips.com have ample experience in the web services industry and have helped hundreds and thousands of customers in choosing the right and best WordPress hosting provider. We are also aware of the importance of choosing best in the business and will share our expert opinion.

Our objective with this write-up is to suggest points you need to mull over while choosing a right hosting company.

You should be aware of your web hosting requirements while choosing your hosting provider, keeping in mind uptime reliability, server speed and security which are also key aspects to consider. Knowing your WordPress hosting requirements could help you save at least few thousand dollars each year.

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Jay

Jay

I currently hold editor-level position with DesigningTips.com and Founder as well. With a group of online & offline companies under the Soofi Group in my kitty, writing for the design genre was an interesting support to DesigningTips.com. In my opinion, everyone has their taste for design, plus the scope of writing is wide and thus the contribution I make here through words would encourage me to explore this section aptly.

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8 Components That Every Contemporary Website Design Must Incorporate

May 13, 2016     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

Those days are long gone when a web developer built a site, the SEO consultant optimised it, a conversion expert was the one responsible for looking at it, and then the business owners reviewed the site. Now the marketing led approach is applied and it involves a host of people, including technical, web designing, social, and search teams.

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You know how frustrating it can be when a beautifully designed website just doesn’t do what you need it to?  Either it is lacking information or is hard to navigate or it simply does not appear easily in the search results.
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7 Smart Tips to Hire the Right Website Designing Agency

May 12, 2016     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

If you are in a business, you will know the importance of having more customers. By having a website for your business, you will be able to reach out to millions of potential customers through internet. It is important to get your website design right as they will determine the online business activities, which come with the new sales channel and also the additional profit from the online platforms.

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As a business owner, you will have to figure out the kind of website that is needed for the business. You should also figure out if there’s a need for outsourcing the task of building the site and if the answer is yes, you need to then decide on how you are going to choose the right website designing agency.
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7 Functional Tips to Simplify Your Website Design

May 9, 2016     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

Gone is the age when websites were considered to be just a page to convey some basic information in the virtual world. The new age has accepted websites in a very progressive manner and this is something that has majorly contributed to how the websites are pursued today and the evolution in the web industry.

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User acceptance has also given rise to a lot of web development platforms over websites being just built on HTML in the early 21st century. Today we have so many development platforms like PHP, CSS, Bootstrap so on and so forth. With so much of information flowing over the internet and with a definite need for every individual and business to covey all the information and the right message to the visitor, it is certainly a challenge. What is the solution that can help you solve this problem and accept the challenge? The obvious answer is simplifying the web design and making it look more catchy and attractive. Discussed below are 7 functional tips to simplify your website design.

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10 Effective Website Design Tips to Increase Traffic to Your Site

May 3, 2016     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

In the present times, having a website is the key source of business to many companies. Thousands of companies are busy in setting up the website everyday in order to boost their business. However, they miss out some key tricks for some effective website designs. This factor could bring down the businesses as well as the revenue.

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If you are thinking about those key tips that most of the online business owners and webmasters miss, then do not worry. Here in this article you will read about the10 most effective web design tips, which will not only make your website feature rich, but also boost your business.
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Top 10 Amazingly Free Web Fonts

Sep 19, 2013     No Comments    Posted under: Design Tutorials, Graphic Design, Website Design

Looking to enhance your website, graphic design or anything else with notable typography? Review these top 10 amazingly free web fonts.

Competition continues to grow in the typography world, and so does the rise of variation in web fonts. Each graphic designer has tried their best with these creative and free web fonts to add much needed glamour to your project.

  1. Roboto SlabRoboto Slab - Free Web Fonts
  2. StalemateStalemate - Free Web Fonts
  3. Crimson TextCrimson Text - Free Web Fonts
  4. Jura
    Jura - Free Web Fonts
  5. League GothicLeague Gothic - Free Web Fonts
  6. Amaranth
    Amaranth - Free Web Fonts
  7. Josefin SlabJosefin Slab - Free Web Fonts
  8. Tikal SansTikal Sans - Free Web Fonts
  9. Actor
    Actor - Free Web Fonts
  10. Bevan
    Bevan - Free Web Fonts
Jay

Jay

I currently hold editor-level position with DesigningTips.com and Founder as well. With a group of online & offline companies under the Soofi Group in my kitty, writing for the design genre was an interesting support to DesigningTips.com. In my opinion, everyone has their taste for design, plus the scope of writing is wide and thus the contribution I make here through words would encourage me to explore this section aptly.

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Top 10 Best WordPress Themes of 2013

Jul 20, 2013     No Comments    Posted under: Website Design

Looking for premium WordPress themes and couldn’t find any? This time we have handpicked a collection of best WordPress themes of 2013.

Mind you, these best WordPress themes are carefully handpicked based on their creative design, loaded features and high previous user ratings. Browse along & have fun!

  1. U-Design WordPress ThemeU-Design WordPress Theme
  2. Avada Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress ThemeAvada Responsive Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme
  3. King Size – Fullscreen Background WordPress ThemeKing Size - Fullscreen Background WordPress Theme
  4. Modernize – Flexibility of WordPress ThemeModernize - Flexibility of WordPress Theme
  5. Core Minimalist Photography Portfolio WordPress ThemeCore Minimalist Photography Portfolio WordPress Theme
  6. Dandelion – Powerful Elegant WordPress ThemeDandelion - Powerful Elegant WordPress Theme
  7. MayaShop – A Flexible Responsive eCommerce WordPress ThemeMayaShop - A Flexible Responsive eCommerce WordPress Theme
  8. Realia – Responsive Real Estate WordPress ThemeRealia - Responsive Real Estate WordPress ThemeProminent example of a real estate website using this theme is MorePropertySpace.com
  9. Bigbang – Responsive WordPress TemplateBigbang - Responsive WordPress Template
  10. Dish Restaurant Multipurpose WordPress ThemeDish Restaurant Multipurpose WordPress Theme
Jay

Jay

I currently hold editor-level position with DesigningTips.com and Founder as well. With a group of online & offline companies under the Soofi Group in my kitty, writing for the design genre was an interesting support to DesigningTips.com. In my opinion, everyone has their taste for design, plus the scope of writing is wide and thus the contribution I make here through words would encourage me to explore this section aptly.

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Top 10 Coupon Sites for Best Deals and Shopping Bargains

Nov 23, 2012     1 Comment     Posted under: Website Design

Looking for best deals and shopping bargains online? You have come to right page as we have gathered a list of top 10 coupon sites that’ll bring you finest offers from all over the market. We are aware of the fact that you might have come across hundreds of such sites already, however it doesn’t hurt in exploring more…

In fact, you can browse through and choose from variety of products while sitting in your living room with these hot deals made available for online shopping at these coupon sites.

Everyone is looking for shopping bargain this holiday season due to economic turmoil and as Christmas approaches, you will find thousands and thousands of shoppers flocking around in herds to cash in on the best deals.

Did you make a list of Christmas gifts to give out yet? If not, here is a list of top 10 coupon sites for best deals and shopping bargains for you to go through and make the most out of it.

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  5. Groupon.com
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  6. HotUkDeals.com
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  7. Offers.com
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  8. PriceGrabber.com
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  9. RetailMeNot.com
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  10. Woot.com
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Let us know your thoughts on how did you find some of the best best deals and shopping bargains at these top 10 coupon sites.

Puneet Pal

Puneet Pal

Puneet Pal is the sole proprietor of Mahal Pty Ltd., in Western Australia, a full-time professional dealing in the in the Transport sector. Puneet had his first bite of technology by working as a part-time Web developer. With a good understanding of website designing and unique concepts of digital devices, his works includes mostly the latest advancements in the hi-tech design market. Puneet’s design work includes, and not limited to, Party Images. His wife is an Italian, blessed with a daughter and struggling to ease out the tight business schedule, Puneet nurture his interest of writing as a savior from the ever running work. You can connect with him on facebook.

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Off Page SEO Strategies for Better Website Rankings

Nov 1, 2012     No Comments    Posted under: Design Tutorials, Website Design

Do you know how to get better website rankings with off page seo strategies? If you do, awesome and if you don’t, read on…

The “Search Engine Optimization” or better known as “SEO” is well tailored plan which helps low ranking websites and its content to rank well in different search engines.

Off Page SEO Strategies

SEO helps your website to gain momentum among thousands of similar niche sites and acquires credibility for various mega search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, Blekko, etc. Visitors normally look for relevant searches from the first few pages of the search engine , thus, every website owner uses different search engine optimization strategies to get to the top spot and have a better rank.

SEO is further classified as “On Page SEO” and “Off Page SEO”. The On page SEO is more related to analysing the website structure and content. The Off Page SEO, as the term suggests, are off site techniques to enhance ranking and increase external links of the website. Now what are these Off Page SEO strategies?

First and foremost, relevant links from reputed site will majorly affect your website rankings as they are considered and taken well into account by the search engines. A trusted website link should also push you up the ladder and better rankings on search engine results page (popularly known as SERP). Secondly, the URLs used to access your website must be short and relevant, in simple words; anything not-so-obvious will only raise an alarm in the mind of users for spam links. Submitting your websites to Yahoo, Bing, Blekko, Google, etc. is an audience puller if you are listed once site is indexed by the search engine spider or bot.

Social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, StumbleUpon, etc. along with article directory sites will help you to create and share website content globally, marketing your sites at no cost. Same is the fundamentals with blogging, where less casual and more audience oriented content may be posted. The web forums are more advanced option, and also a good steer to improve site content. Having your own blog and commenting on other bloggers site helps to inter change ideas and also widens your horizons. Be selective over the forums you may approach for your site blog, they should relate to the field your site is associated with.

RSS feeds are a must element of the Off Page SEO process as it moves traffic towards your website whenever a new piece of content is added. The traffic inclination and rush improves the website ranking in the search engines. Another efficient tool may be creating Link Wheels. Link Wheels can be created through web 2.0 sites like Blogger.com and WordPress.com. In this procedure, blogs and sites are formed on a small scale and then included in your main website. A link to link network map is created which helps to spread the content whereas the original blogs or site content remains unfiltered. Link Exchange is a good option available in Off Page SEO, keeping in mind the Google Page Rank of particular site. Link baiting and Cross Linking is another effective element of SEO.

Use of photo sharing sites like Flickr, Press Release sites, PPC Ad campaign, etc. are some of the minor forms through which a website could shape its popularity rapidly. Off Page SEO strategies help in boosting website traffic and put forwards your website as a credible and resourceful portal for the required purposes. Give them a shot,a nd let us know of your findings.

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Raman Sandhu

Raman Sandhu

Raman Sandhu has rushed and brushed her career with the fancy corporate world, yet still aiming advanced mechanism in human resources. Writing was never inherited, it is simply her flare of expression in anything and everything that she finds her interest of say! If readers can imagine what’s expressed through pen by Raman, its definitely a win-win situation for her. She has started writing with an experimented and quite varied genre of designs, and different aspects. While working as a human resource manager with an architect company, the language of design and decor is always easy to understand for her. You can connect with Raman through facebook profile.

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Top 10 Free Website Analytics Tools

Oct 27, 2012     No Comments    Posted under: Design Tutorials, Website Design

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If you are a web designer and own a website, you would know the importance of tracking traffic and user behavior which can only be performed by analytics tools. When you track all these user activities, you get to know who is coming to your site, and what section are they exploring on your site.

There are tons of free and paid website analytic tools available on the internet; however you need to make sure that the set of tools you opt for, are the best and offer extensive report of website traffic. Trust us, whether it is an ecommerce web-store or just an informational blog, every user landing on your site is imperative. Through this article, we are going to discuss about some of the best website analytics tools available for free for webmasters.

Google Analytics Tools for Website

  1. Clicky offers real time website analytics with a clean and functional user interface. Have you tried there dedicated iPhone option?
  2. Google Analytics is one of the best free analytics tool with custom reporting option, and of course, the most popular one these days.
  3. Reinvigorate is quite different as it has the ability of alerting you in real time of a website visitor’s behavior, while visiting your site. Its heat map technology is the best offering so far that lets you track visitor clicks.
  4. Piwik is an open-source technology built on PHP & MySQL platform. You would need to install it on your hosting server for best use.
  5. Yahoo! Web Analytics is a full featured free website analytics tool available for enterprise level with enhanced options and flexible features.
  6. WordPress.com Stats tool is the best for beginners who do not want to feel overwhelmed and lost with availability of too many features.
  7. Woopra has one of the best user interfaces ever. They claim to be world’s top-most website analytic tool with complete web tracking features. You never know, they might be right! 😉
  8. FireStats is one of a kind, simple and easy to use analytics tools available for you all.
  9. GoingUp is an influential product available in AJAX interface along with some additional SEO tools.
  10. Blogtracker is a simple website analytics tool built especially for blogs.

 

Jay

Jay

I currently hold editor-level position with DesigningTips.com and Founder as well. With a group of online & offline companies under the Soofi Group in my kitty, writing for the design genre was an interesting support to DesigningTips.com. In my opinion, everyone has their taste for design, plus the scope of writing is wide and thus the contribution I make here through words would encourage me to explore this section aptly.

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