WordPress Hosting – General Overview

WordPress Hosting – General Overview

I have been involved in website hosting since 1995.  I’ve worked for organizations and companies who hosted their own sites.  I’ve had clients with Virtual Private Servers (VPS) for site hosting.  I’ve used shared hosting for personal websites, the websites of family members, and for a small non-profit.  From that experience, here are a few…

WordPress and Drupal Comparison – Deep Dive

WordPress and Drupal Comparison – Deep Dive

WordPress and Drupal are two very popular content management systems that are often compared. The common conclusion to most comparisons is that WordPress is good for blogs or small sites and Drupal is better for big or complicated sites. I believe that conclusion is shallow and that a deeper understanding of the differences is helpful…

Four Four Three – Moving a Website to SSL

Four Four Three – Moving a Website to SSL

Introduction In my mind, PHP 7 and free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates are game changers.  PHP 7 is significantly faster and Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates lower the bar for small and medium sized sites for using SSL.  I recently moved some sites to SiteGround because they offer both of these new technologies for free through…