There are various reasons why you may decide to move your website to a new domain. You could be unsatisfied with the service offered by your domain host or you may need to move to a domain that can accommodate your expanding website. In any case, changing your domain name is not a simple process. Before you transfer your website to a new domain, you need to first backup all the data on your current domain server and then upload your data files to the new domain server. [Read more…]
Due to privacy rules under HIPAA and the HITECH Act, medical practices function under stringent security guidelines meant to ensure patient privacy. This means that when building a website for your practice, it’s vital that you choose a secure web host. Before you settle on a platform, make sure you’ve checked for these 5 features – otherwise you may find yourself facing more than just tech problems with your site. [Read more…]
One of the most important concerns developers should have when dealing with data storage and migration is server downtime. Server downtime prevents internal productivity and cuts off user access to your sites. Overall, downtime is bad for everyone.
In order to prevent major losses to server downtime, developers need to take a number of systematic precautions. Here’s what you’ll need to know when crafting your server system to prevent future productivity losses. [Read more…]
Setting up an AWS instance to host your WordPress sites can mean better speed and more bandwidth to accommodate your publishing dreams. Self-hosting can be much more cost-effective, but you’ll be in charge of everything, including keeping AWS updated and providing AWS security for your site. Here’s a guide for spinning up WordPress on AWS using two services: Deploy4Me and BackupBuddy. [Read more…]
Building your own website does not usually require a backend programming language. Simple HTML/CSS files are enough to get your content online. But in the modern era of web design it is more typical for webmasters to launch a project using some type of CMS(Content Management System). These are built on a number of popular backend languages such as Ruby, PHP, or ASP.
In this guide I want to present some helpful resources to determine web hosting for these various languages. PHP has been a really popular solution around the world for many years now. But the open source Ruby on Rails has been gaining a massive following. It is important to distinguish between these different server environments and why you may consider choose one over another.