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WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com – What’s the difference?

The wordpress.com vs. wordpress.org thing can be a bit confusing. Rather than providing a long and drawn out history of the company, let’s get straight to the facts and most common related questions: When it comes to hosting a website built on WordPress, WordPress is the software that powers the website; it’s what the owner…

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Elegant Themes Divi critical security update

Heads up for our Divi users (theme and builder plugin) as well as Extra, Bloom, and Monarch plugins. The following alert was sent out on Monday March 11th: Today some of our products were updated to patch a security issue. This issue was patched after being privately disclosed to our team by an independent security…

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Building your own DIY Canadian biz online

This post is for all of those starting a business with the intent to do everything, or nearly everything, yourself (legal, bookkeeping, etc.) to keep costs down. Accounting There’s a few steps to this, including finding an accountant that will do your year-end books using an online bookkeeping system and ensuring your know the right steps…

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What are my email hosting options?

This guide will help you choose the best mail hosting option for you. It lists all available options, from a more technical VPS to do-everything-for-you Exchange hosting. Although we started with just basic IMAP/POP mail hosting, to better meet the needs of our customers, we’ve added a few options in the past few years. We’ve…

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How to hire a web designer / developer

We see a lot of websites pass through our systems, and often even just questions about sites we never end up hosting. Sometimes they’ve been hacked and need a cleanup and secure home. Other times the developer disappeared and the client needs help with maintenance. Some are trapped in a proprietary ecosystem, making other services, like…

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What is unlimited hosting really all about?

Although we started with our very first hosting plan having unlimited resources, just like our current Titanium shared hosting plan, for many years we were opponents of unlimited hosting. Around 2010 we started advertising our own unlimited bandwidth hosting plan. We did this to ensure our hosting plans would fall into line with our very…

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