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Author: Abhishek Kumar

Why is Domain Privacy Protect Worth Your Money

Every-time a domain is registered, you enter your contact information including address & telephone number. This information then becomes public and can be visible to anyone simply performing a WHOIS check. Spammers and telemarketers then have a field day with this valuable information and you are left with unwanted and unsolicited calls and emails. Moreover, this information is mandatory so not adding it is not really an option. Why Make this information public you ask? Without getting too technical, ICANN, the governing body of domain names stipulates that every registrar (folks like us) has to collect this information and make it public via WHOIS records. Such is the law of…

Dedicated Servers – Now in India!

At SparkHost, we’re constantly striving to build the best and most useful products for our customers. And one of the ongoing requests we’ve been receiving is to provide Indian flavors of our Dedicated Hosting offerings. Well, you’ve spoken and we’ve heard! You can now get Dedicated Servers in India from SparkHost – all the power and resilience of our existing US offering now available from within India. And that too, in multiple configurations built over Linux platforms. At the core of these solutions lies a cutting edge technology platform supported by SuperMicro Blade servers, Intel Xeon processors, and RAID1 hard drives to build, test, and scale efficiently. The offerings integrate best-in-class…

10 USEFUL WORDPRESS PLUGINS WORTH HAVING

One of the huge advantages of the WordPress platform is the vast ecosystem of plugins.  There are literally thousands of plugins providing features you didn’t even know existed.  Below is a quick roundup of ten WordPress plugins that might add some utility or just a little fun to your site. Visual Composer – Designing a beautiful site without touching any code is now a reality.  Visual Composer is a drag and drop site editor that makes it drop-dead simple to build a WordPress site with no programming knowledge required. Real 3D FlipBook – Create a beautiful 3D Flipbook from a pdf or image quickly and easily.  This is an easy…

Why Dedicated Servers are the best option for growing Businesses

The nature of Dedicated Servers or their purpose is that it’s usually associated with Businesses that have already matured over time consisting of a large workforce or clientele. This statement is obviously true owing to the influx of data and load that dedicated servers are capable of handling. Imagine if your server crashed, your company could lose out on potential customers and in turn, could damage your business in many ways. Thus, having a reliable dedicated server hosting package is paramount for a business that is growing steadily. Here are a few reasons why dedicated servers are a reliable investment that could define the growth of your business in the…

Make your website faster with SparkHost Shared Web Hosting!

We are pleased to announce Varnish which is now integrated with some of our shared hosting servers. The varnish is a web accelerator that allows websites to sustain very high traffic and load pages exponentially faster by caching static and dynamic content (Images, CSS, plain HTML, etc). It can speed up a website by up to 1000%. The varnish is pre-activated on all new websites added on our Linux Shared Hosting as well as certain servers. You can easily toggle the option of caching on and off as per your requirement. Just log in to your control panel to learn how to manage Varnish. Older accounts and more granular customization…