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8 Tips For Speeding Up Your WordPress Website

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As psychologist Ofer Zur Ph.D says,

“today’s society is a hurried society. People feel rushed, overscheduled, stressed and unable to keep up. We fill our lives with computers, smartphones, wireless laptops, palm pilots and other time-saving gadgets only to find ourselves deprived of more time. We read books and take seminars on time management, we hire consultants to help us manage our business and personal life more efficiently, yet still find ourselves frantic, impatient, short-tempered and frustrated. We cram our children’s lives full of music lessons, soccer practices, and tutoring and end up raising a new generation of hurried children.”

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What Do the Specs Really Mean?

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Building a PC means delving into a world filled with jargon and technobabble for anyone who hasn’t grown up with a heat-sink in one hand and a stick of RAM in the other.

Knowing exactly what the specifications of your hardware is is a pretty significant thing for such expensive equipment; an eight core processor might be more expensive than a 4 core, and it might be 4GHz over a 3, but pure numbers — especially when you’ll be paying more for the higher end stuff — don’t really help if you don’t know the figures behind them.

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Managed VPS vs Unmanaged VPS

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When you’re upgrading from shared web hosting, a Virtual Private Server has two distinct options when it comes to hosting: managed and unmanaged.

Essentially, the difference is as follows. A VPS can have a lot of upkeep, server maintenance consisting of security, upgrading and updating, patching, installation and configuration. Choosing a Managed VPS solution gives the majority of these tasks to a 3rd party (us!) to do them for you, saving you a large amount of time and hassle and giving us full responsibility in maintaining your service uptime.

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Windows vs Linux Virtual Private Servers

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Virtual hosting services are quickly gaining popularity as they offer flexible hosting plans that can adapt to a wide range of user’s needs. At the moment, there are both Windows-based and Linux-based virtual private servers (VPS). The question is, of course, which is best? Both are equally competitive in the market, so what are the main differences?

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Building a Blog? Here are the Best WordPress Themes to Use

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A blog is often the best way to generate both high quality traffic to your site as well as boost customer conversion. A WordPress blog is simple to set up and doesn’t require any specialised technical skills, with thousands of visually appealing and interesting blog themes available for free. You can also choose to pay a small fee to gain more premium and customisable designs for your blog, personalising them to suit your unique requirements.

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All You Need to Know About WordPress Ecommerce Themes

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As a powerful content management and publishing platform, WordPress offers simple yet diverse ways to build responsive and intuitive ecommerce sites, with lots of great and interesting themes that can be set up to create a fascinating online store.

WordPress ecommerce themes, in particular, mean you can build your own attractive shopping environments to sell your product, and customise that theme to reflect your brand appropriately. Let’s take a closer look at the different options available and what makes WordPress ecommerce themes so successful.

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How to Adapt Your Website to Any Platform

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It’s one thing to have your website optimised for laptops and PCs, but these days you also need to reach your customers on all the platforms they use, from tablets to mobile phones. Every device has a vastly different screen resolution which requires radically different designs to fit properly, and for that reason it’s never any fun navigating a website that hasn’t been optimised. But don’t stress, responsive websites adapt automatically.

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Improve Your Web Marketing Results With These 15 Analytics Tools

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Whether you’re a blogger, eCommerce store, or major brand, web analytics tools provide you with all the data you’ll need to help you optimise and maximise your success online. The data collected could include how many people visit your website, where they’re from, the number of social media shares, how your content is performing, and so much more!

But it’s not enough to simply collect the data; it’s equally important that you take action on the insights provided by your analytics in order to improve your website’s performance and marketing results, and ultimately achieve your personal or business goals.

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15 Ways Anyone Can Improve Their Website’s Speed

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Is your business website running slow? A lot of visitors tend to abandon a page that takes 3 or more seconds to load, and that means that a slow website will cost you money in both lost sales and server fees.

What’s more, having a speedy website has a multitude of benefits beyond visitor retention: Google will rank you higher, your users will be happier, bounce rates will decrease, conversion rates will increase, and you’ll make more sales!

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