How to Create and Use Forms in WordPress

So, you have built your site, and everything looks great. You love the look and feel, it loads quickly, and your customers have begun flocking to it. Now you need some way to gather information from them. Whether you want to provide a way for them to email you without exposing your email address to the world, create a survey to learn about your visitors, or perhaps design a call to action to collect their information, WordPress makes creating and using forms easy.
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HDD vs. SSD Hosting — How Performance Boosts Impact Your Business’s Bottom Line

HDD v SSD

No one likes going to the DMV. The Department of Motor Vehicles sometimes gets a bad rap for long lines, unhelpful service, and arcane policies. However, all it takes for me is one fast, efficient, and productive trip to crack through my hardened, jaded exterior and put a smile on my face.
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5 Steps to Choosing the Best Shared Hosting for Your Website

Shared Business Hosting

Choosing the right shared hosting plan for your needs can be challenging. With so many providers, so many variations, and so much jargon, it can feel like you need an IT degree just to pick a shared hosting plan. To help, we have compiled these 5 steps to help you find the best Shared Hosting for your website.
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SSD vs HDD Hosting: What’s the Difference

SSD vs HDD InMotion Hosting

When selecting a dedicated hosting solution, you must consider many factors. Among them: choosing the right type of storage. Historically, hard disk drives have been the most common type of storage available. These drives have been around for decades and can store large amounts of data very cheaply. In recent years, solid-state drives (SSD) have gained increased popularity, especially for dedicated hosting. When selecting a hosting service, knowing the difference between SSD and HDD storage can help you make an informed decision that will best meet your business needs.
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How to Add a Winning Brand Identity to Your WordPress Site

Branding all areas of your business

When building your WordPress site, you should treat making your brand identity stand out as vital to your site’s success. You need to ensure that your site aligns with your company’s image, goals, and values. You also need to remove any elements that might confuse visitors as to your objectives, personality, and investment in your own brand. To reach those goals, you need to find ways to add touches of your company’s personality while stripping out any extraneous information or references to other brands (like the maker of a WordPress theme).
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Will More RAM Help You Get the Most Out of Your Dedicated Server?

Does Your Dedicated Server Need More RAM

When choosing the right set of hardware for your server, the options can become overwhelming. Which CPU will serve you best? How much server RAM do you need? How much storage do you need? Should you add a remote KVM for LOM access to your machine? With so many factors to consider, one factor often gets taken for granted: the actual amount of RAM you will need for your server.
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The WordPress Optimized Stack

 

InMotion Hosting’s new WordPress Hosting Optimized Stack maximizes performance and significantly improves site load times. Now using NGINX, Apache, and PHP-FPM together, it provides a great solution for slow-loading WordPress sites. When used with compatible plugins such as the Cache Manager Plugin, users can adjust the settings to customize website performance to suit their needs. Compared to our previous stack (which consisted of Apache and suPHP) this new optimized stack is a powerhouse. It allows for more visitors, quicker loading times — all while allowing for effortless optimization. Continue reading –>

What is the Difference Between a Managed and an Unmanaged (Self-Managed) VPS?

Managed versus unmanaged (self-managed) VPS hosting

With the launch of InMotion Hosting’s new Self-Managed (Unmanaged) VPS product, SysAdmins and experienced developers have expressed a lot of enthusiasm for this new solution. But, the distinction has left others wondering which product would best serve their needs. One of the most common questions we have received has been “What is the difference between a managed and an unmanaged VPS, and which one should I choose?”
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