If you work in the real estate industry, you've probably heard of Internet Data Exchange (IDX) and Multiple Listing Service (MLS) websites. Aside from seamlessly fetching listings with the help of IDX software, it will be much easier to manage your real estate website on WordPress! But, finding reliable IDX WP plugins might be challenging to many. While there are more choices than ever before nowadays, some of them seem to provide the same repetitive services and the same design. Worry no more – I'm here to show you the best IDX WordPress plugins. What

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Let’s face it, unlimited web hosting packages at bargain basement prices are tempting, especially if you are on a tight budget! Although, you would be wise to be skeptical about any offer that sounds too good to be true. The truth about unlimited web hosting packages is that they do have limitations. These include storage space, databases, bandwidth, and other necessary resources to maintain shared-hosted sites. Shared hardware and software resource limitations are aligned with the host’s fair use policy. Indeed, unlimited web hosting companies are only sometimes clear about what they offer and often

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While surfing the internet and seeing thousands of websites, have you ever wondered where they are? They must reside on some server somewhere in the world, right? True, each one of those websites is hosted on a server. In addition, many companies or organizations have and manage their own servers. Many make use of a website hosting service provider. Managed WordPress hosting provides the full hosting service that allows website owners to focus on their business and not concern them with any technicalities. The host will supply an expert service on security, speed, availability, backups,

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With so many web hosting options on the market bundled with IP addresses, choosing between a dirt-cheap shared IP and an expensive dedicated IP address can be challenging. This is particularly true if you are a small business owner launching your first website. The benefits of a dedicated Internet Protocol (IP) hosted subscription is worth paying for. It is particularly beneficial if you have a lot of website traffic, need faster loading speeds, or send many marketing emails. However, a dedicated IP address hosting subscription is more expensive. While shared IP addresses make business sense

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When the time comes for you to choose a hosting platform for your website, you will face a few options, like whether to go for shared or dedicated website hosting. Most people don’t understand the differences, and both have pros and cons. So, which type of hosting is better, and what should you choose? Let’s look at the pros and cons of shared website hosting. Shared hosting is much cheaper than dedicated hosting. It is the most affordable web hosting solution. But shared website hosting means your website resides on a single server along with

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It’s no secret that WordPress is one of the most popular site-building and content management systems (CMS) in the world. In fact, according to W3Techs, WordPress currently powers 34% of all websites on the internet. That’s a lot of websites! And it’s only growing more popular every day. But with great popularity comes great responsibility. As a WordPress user, you need to be aware of the many dangers and security risks that come with using this platform. Luckily, there are some easy steps you can take to protect your WordPress site, one of which is

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If you're considering Hostgator, you may want to reconsider.Or maybe you're already a Hostgator customer that is unhappy. That was my case. I found their support horrible, and their website speed incredibly slow to comparable hosting providers.Check out this video. I actually tested my website on Hostgator against 2 other hosts. You can see just how slow Hostgator was. In this video are A2 Hosting, and Cloudways. So what alternative host should you go with?My 2 favorites are A2 Hosting, and Cloudways (my pick). Both provide better support, faster speeds and are price competitive with

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Jump to my video speed test of Hostgator, A2 Hosting & Cloudways with my website.Site speed matters.  Whether it's for SEO or conversions, having a fast site is ultimately rewarded.  This is expected to be an even bigger factor in organic rankings as Google rolls out their core web vitals update in 2021.It recently hit me that my Wordpress websites were too fucking slow, when I was analyzing search results for a particular high volume query.  My website continually ranks on page 2... despite having superior content and backlinks.  The only advantage all the 'page

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We needed a damn good multi-step form in Wordpress for our lead generation business. I'm not talking capturing a couple of email address leads per day from your website, but rather spending thousands of dollars in paid ads, to a run leads through a comprehensive qualifying form... and then reselling those leads. We had been using a simple form using the Contact Form 7, which was simple and effective, but lead buyers pay more for the leads if more questionnaire style information is captured. Sticking more fields into this form certainly isn't advisable by modern

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At one point in time, it will become a complete necessity for you to migrate or move your WordPress website to another hosting server. Maybe you found a better server than your current one, or you do not like your new server and you wish to return to your old one. Whatever the reason may be, you have to check a lot of things first before pushing through with the migration. It isn’t as simple as copying and pasting a paragraph of text to another document. A switch in hosting may drastically affect your website’s

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