As website owners, it’s easy to assume that domains are just like other types of commodities that can be owned for a lifetime. The reality is, domains are not owned but are rented for a few years at a time.
Domain registrations are similar to utilities (water, electricity, rent, etc) that you need to pay regularly to continue using the service. This has led others to go the unethical route by profiting from this setup.
A domain squatter or cybersquatter registers a certain domain name with the bad intention of flipping them for profit from someone else’s trademark. If you’re in the business of domaining, you might want to read this article to understand what domain squatting (cybersquatting) is and why you need to stay away from this route. Read more →
When launching a website, there are crucial steps you need to follow in order for it to work. First, you need to create a domain name, choose a website platform and of course, subscribe to a web hosting plan.
If you’re still undecided on what web hosting plan you should use, Vodien has several options for you to choose from. The four most popular type of web hosting are: shared hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated hosting and cloud hosting. Read more →
You may have noticed a stark contrast in prices when registering a new domain name. Some domain extensions are generally cheaper while others cost hundreds of dollars. So why are some domain names expensive when they all function the same way? Let’s explore the reasons why some Read more →
We have good news for all our Vodien web hosting customers. As part of our goal to provide everyone with a superb web hosting experience, we’re happy to inform that our services now supports PHP 7. So you might ask, what is PHP 7 and should you Read more →
Domain names are the core of every website’s brand. A well-thought out domain name can evoke a positive branding impact as well as establish the website’s domain authority.
New domain name extensions (series of letters at the right side of the dot) have become available over the past years. This simply means that website owners have more choices when it comes to crafting the perfect domain name for their business. Read more →
After registering a domain name, some domain owners tend to overlook how essential it is to in renew them before the renewal period ends. In today’s article, we will explain why domain renewal is important and how auto-renewal will make it easier for you to renew domains. Read more →
Hosting bandwidth is one of the important factors to consider when comparing web hosting plans. So how much bandwidth do you need for your site? Well, if you devote more time and estimation to it, you can actually find out how to keep your bandwidth and budget in line. Read this article on for some tips on how to do a practical estimate for your website’s bandwidth. Read more →
As your website grows, so does your web hosting resources. Do you know if it’s time to upgrade your web hosting plan? Here are some signs that you have outgrown your web host depending on your website needs. Read more →
How to change domain names is one of the most common question asked by our users here at Vodien. We thought it would be useful to share with you how we process migration of new domains.
In today’s article, we will outline steps to follow when changing a site’s domain. This will not only help in rebranding your site, it can boost your search rankings as well. Read more →
Time will come when businesses will outgrow their shared hosting resources especially when their website sustains a massive traffic overtime. They will need to upgrade to a hosting plan like a dedicated server that offers more features and benefits to manage their growing needs.
So when would be the best time to upgrade your web hosting plan to a dedicated server? Here’s a rundown of factors to consider before making a significant jump from a shared hosting platform to a dedicated one. Read more →