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What is an IP Address?

Internet Protocol (IP) was first created in the 1970’s to connect the first computers to each other and allow them to send and receive packets of information. Today, every device that connects to the internet requires an IP address. An example IP address that many people will recognize is: 192.168.0.1 However, that is not really your IP address, it is the IP address your router gives you. (I will explain later) Every IP address is assigned to an endpoint device (routers, personal computers, tablets, wireless printers, smartphones, or any “smart” device that connects to a network) Basically, an IP address…

Torrentz Shuts Down, Largest Torrent Meta-Search Engine Says Farewell

Torrentz.eu, one of the world’s largest torrent sites, has announced “farewell” to its millions of users. The meta-search engine, which hosted no torrents of its own but linked to other sites including The Pirate Bay, has decided to cease its operation. The surprise shutdown marks the end of an era. Founded in 2003, Torrentz has been a stable factor in the torrent community for over 13 years. With millions of visitors per day the site grew out to become one of the most-visited torrent sites, but today this reign ends, as the popular meta-search engine has announced its shutdown. A…

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…

Using YouTube To Grow Your Business

YouTube offers a great deal of potential for marketers. Today, YouTube has been identified as one of the best methods to connect with customers. Simply because customers find it more exciting and visually appealing as compared to a written format. Videos, long or short, can have a strong impact on your customers. This in turn could result in an increase in your website’s traffic leading to conversions. Why Choose YouTube For Your Business? YouTube is the 2nd largest search engine. It is the 3rd most visited website in the world, after Google and Facebook respectively. YouTube lets you add loads…

SparkPanel Worpress Admin Theme By SparkHost

FEATURES Re-Order the Admin Menu Custom Admin Menu Dash Icons Can also Use WordPress Colour Schemes Easily Change WordPress Admin Background Easily Change the WordPress Login Screen Background Easily Change the WordPress Login Screen Logo Change the WordPress Admin Bar logo, site name, and links Easily Remove the WordPress Admin Bar Quicklinks Change the default WordPress Footer Copyright and Version Looks great on any device! DESCRIPTION With the SparkPanel plugin, you can change the appearance of the WordPress Admin area, the WordPress login screen, reorder the dashboard menu and customize the WordPress Admin Bar. 2 minutes installation makes your WordPress Admin…