At NameHero we limit the number of Inodes per cPanel account (on Basic and Reseller hosting) to 100,000 (soft limit) and 250,000 (hard limit). What the heck is an inode and why is it limited? An inode is a data structure in a Unix-style file system that describes a filesystem object such as a file […]
Category: Web Hosting
Is Your Website Too Big For Shared Hosting?
We’re often asked in our pre-sales department how do we know if a website is too big for shared hosting. I’ll admit, this is a tough question to answer, because there isn’t a clear cut answer. If you have a single html page website with no scripting, few images, etc. it can most likely handle […]
What Is A Dedicated IP And Why Do You Need One?
When ordering our Shared and Reseller Hosting packages, you’ll notice we upsell Dedicated IPs. A lot of new customers are confused as to what exactly is the purpose of a dedicated and why they need one. Email Deliverability Last year I blogged about how a dedicated IP address can improve your email deliverability with shared […]
How To Correctly Redirect Your Domain (And Preserve Search Engine Rankings)
Ever decide to pickup and move your website to a new domain? What about buying a similar domain and needing to redirect it to your current website? I’ve personally started two startups before using different TLDs than the .com. Both names I wanted were registered and I didn’t want to fork out thousands of my […]
What Is SSD Hosting?
We’ve designed our private cloud here at Name Hero based on speed, reliability, and security as we saw a tremendous gap in the web hosting industry where it was almost impossible to get high quality web hosting at an affordable rate. One of the ways we accomplish this is by only offering web hosting packages […]
The Importance Of Website Backups
Please tell me you’re backing up your website nightly! I always cringe when I see a customer come in and ask for support knowing they don’t have a backup of their website! Backups are critical to any website, regardless if it’s a small blog or a large eCommerce giant. At Name Hero, we provide one […]
Should You Pay Monthly For Your Web Hosting?
Last week, I addressed the question whether or not you should register your domain name the same place you buy your web hosting. Today, I want to address another common “myth” within the web hosting industry, and that concerns whether or not you should pay monthly for your hosting. If you read popular web hosting […]
What Makes A Good Web Host?
When shopping for a new web host, what do you look for? The best price? The best reviews? The most features? Back in 2011, I operated an affiliate marketing blog called SuperAffiliateTwins. At that time, my identical twin brother and I were working with another twin running high-volume media buys together as affiliates. We grew […]