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How to order a ClickHOST hosting account

Posted on Feb 18, 2014

It may seem obvious to geeks, but the typical business owner may need to see for themselves exactly how you sign up for your web hosting account at ClickHOST. Yes it’s easy, but Stefan makes it even easier by showing you exactly what screens to click on throughout the process. In this step-by-step video Stefan will show you exactly how to order a hosting account from ClickHOST. The video includes information on ordering a domain name and and updating your domain settings. Take it away Stefan…     Hello Everyone! Stefan with ClickHOST here. And today I’m going to...

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Use BackupBuddy to Move Your WordPress Site

Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Moving (Migrating) an Entire Site to Another Directory or Server BackupBuddy makes moving an entire WordPress site to another server easy. We are going to move this demo site from one web host account (server) to our ClickHOST hosting account (server). Let’s work through the steps together. First, we prepare our mise en place the same way a professional chef organizes and arranges all the ingredients required for the menu they will prepare during dinner service. You need the login details for your ClickHOST server account to upload files.  It doesn’t matter whether you gain...

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Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

Posted on Jun 17, 2013

Enabling CloudFlare for Security and Speed

ClickHOST is now a CloudFlare Certified Partner and offers the basic free CloudFlare service to all customers! The CloudFlare content delivery network takes advantage of recent changes to hardware, server technology and network routing to deliver an easy-to-set-up,  affordable and high-performance CDN that reduces hops and lowers latency for visitors to your website.  CloudFlare’s popularity is undisputed as they claim over 25% of the Internet’s population regularly passes through their network. CloudFlare essentially does two things for ClickHOST customers: Makes your website more...

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How to Schedule a Google Hangout in 3 Easy Steps

Posted on May 15, 2013

How to Schedule a Google Hangout in 3 Easy Steps

At the coffee house, after school, at the gym, in the lobby.  It’s what people do…They hang-out!  They socialize, exchange information and build relationships.  But, how do you do that when your friend lives in another city?  Or, your client is in another state?  Or, your co-worker works in another country?  You Hang-out! Google+ offers a great way to connect with family, friends, and colleagues with Google Hangouts.  Hangouts let up to 9 people video-converse at once and opens up the viewing for as many people as you want.  Additionally, you can save the chat onto YouTube for...

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Many Flavors of WordPress Backup. Which is your favorite?

Posted on Sep 11, 2012

Many Flavors of WordPress Backup. Which is your favorite?

When it comes to a backup for your WordPress website, there are as many options are there are flavors of Popsicles, but choosing the right one is like standing in front of the freezer section, and wondering which one will taste best.  VaultPress, XCloner, DropMySite, Better WP Security, BackWPup, BackupBuddy… There are so many choices. Do you commit to the expensive one, hoping that it is worth the price?  Do you start with the cheaper one, hoping after you commit to the economical choice that you will love it?  And every day, more and more options are available. Just...

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How to Install WordPress

Posted on Jul 23, 2012

How to Install WordPress

Installing WordPress is simple Guest post by Vicki Templet — newbie WordPress user. WordPress is not only a great choice for a content management system, but it is very simple to install.  Now the term “simple” may offer various definitions based upon your experience. Yesterday, I bought a new ceiling fan.  The box said “Simple to Install,” so I decided to give it a try. After all, how hard can it be to install a $68 remote-controlled fan?  Five hours later, my arms were killing me, I dropped a little screw from the ceiling onto the bed below, where it hit a light bulb...

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