High-Performance WordPress Hosting with NGINX Reverse-Proxy Caching

WordPress Hosting with NGINX

InMotion Hosting’s new WordPress Hosting uses NGINX reverse-proxy caching to vastly improve site performance. Perfect for sites with moderate to high levels of traffic, it improves load times for visitors to your site. NGINX reverse-caching also greatly reduces the server resources needed to generate a web page. That allows a site to serve greater numbers of visitors and load pages in a fraction of the time. Faster load times mean higher conversion rates on transactional pages. They also improve visitor engagement and a site’s ranking in search engine results. With InMotion Hosting’s WordPress Hosting, your web page visitors will never have to wait around for your site to load again! Continue reading –>

10 WordPress Plugins that Online Business Owners NEED to Know About

WordPress Plugins Business Owners Need

With over 50,000 plugins in the WordPress repository (and just as many sold on various marketplaces), it is easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices available when you just need to find the right plugin. The following list should make things easier. These 10 useful, popular plugins include those that every WordPress user should at least know about, if not use every day.

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3 Things to Consider When Picking a Location for Your Data Center

Data Center Map

With the power of modern servers and Internet data speeds, something like the geographical location of a server may seem trivial. After all, data zips across the Internet so quickly, so does location matter anymore? Shared or VPS Hosting customers may not need quite as much out of their hosting plans. But, Dedicated Server clients demand greater performance, speed, and reliability. Squeezing more out of a server means exploiting every opportunity for performance boosters, including Data Center location. Continue reading “3 Things to Consider When Picking a Location for Your Data Center”

What is G Suite and Why Should I Consider Using It?

Are you looking for one of the most feature-rich and user-friendly solutions on the web that combines email, cloud storage, productivity software, calendars, and more? Do you hear people talking about how great they think Google’s products are and find yourself wondering what G Suite (formerly known as “Google Apps”) is? Continue reading “What is G Suite and Why Should I Consider Using It?”

Cyber Security Awareness: Are You and Your Website Protected?

cybersecurityarticleInternet security has always been a major concern for businesses and website owners. In today’s online world, these threats are becoming more and more widespread and diverse in nature. With so many attack vectors and vulnerabilities being discovered daily, it’s more important than ever that you keep a close eye on potential security risks. In this article, we’ll go over some of the best practices you can employ to keep yourself and your website protected. Continue reading “Cyber Security Awareness: Are You and Your Website Protected?”

2015: The Year of Productivity

9 Ways to be More ProductiveStaying productive is one of the most challenging things we face in our daily lives. Whether working or taking care of things at home, we are busier than ever. And while it may seem that every day a new tool is developed to help make our lives easier, sometimes these tools serve as more of a distraction than an aid. So let’s cast all distractions aside and make 2015 the year we commit to being more productive. Here is a list of 9 things to help you do just that. Continue reading “2015: The Year of Productivity”

CPU Usage Graphs for Business Class Customers

Ever wondered how much CPU you use in a month? 24 hours? We are excited to announce an awesome new feature for our Business Class customers (Launch, Power & Pro accounts) that allows you to learn exactly how resource intensive your website is.

To access your usage graph, simply select “Resource Usage,” in the Logs section of cPanel.
To access your usage graph, simply select “Resource Usage,” in the Logs section of cPanel.

This feature will be enabled in mid April. To learn about your CPU usage, simply click “Resource Usage” in the advanced settings section of your cPanel and the graphs will populate.

 

An example of a shared CPU usage graph.
An example of a shared CPU usage graph.

This tool can assist you in determining when you may need to upgrade your server to a VPS. As always, if you need help understanding your usage graph, our support representatives are standing by 24×7.

Jeff Bishop is a Product Manager at InMotion Hosting. He has worked on building out InMotion Hosting’s product offerings including Web DesignPremier SupportDomain ConciergeCommercial Class Dedicated Servers and more. In the future he will be working on new and improved VPS packages, server clustering and more! When Jeff isn’t busy being a nerd at work he likes to hike at Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles and go bar hopping.