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Redirect One File Extension to Another with .htaccess

Redirect File Extension To Another Htaccess

For something seemingly so simple, it’s amazingly hard to find a good solution that redirects all files with a given extension on your site to another. I spent a long time Googling and testing and still kept running into issues. But my wasted time is your gain! Because I’ve figured it out. As it turns out, there is more way … Read More

Which Registrars Offer Free Domain Forwarding? A Roundup

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Domain forwarding is a human right! …Okay, maybe that’s a bit strong. But in my opinion, such a trivial service should be included in the price of domain registration. You would think that all registrars would allow you to redirect your domains elsewhere to encourage you to purchase domains you don’t need. But sadly, some of the older, more antiquated … Read More

The REAL Cost of Your Cheap Website Hosting

A pile of money burning in front of cheap website hosting servers

It seemed like a no-brainer. For less than $100/year, your pals over at Godaddy, Bluehost, or HostGator would host your website for you. You heard about some of the better hosts but once you saw that they cost more, you ruled them out. It’s just hosting, right? Wrong! While it might seem like you’re saving money at first, I can … Read More

What to Look for When Choosing a Web Hosting Company

I had a couple questions asked to me recently regarding website hosting, and I figured I would answer them briefly here! Q: What should I look for when choosing a web hosting company? A: Web hosting needs can vary wildly depending on your website and business needs. If you’re a small business with a basic website just getting started, you … Read More