8 Reasons WordPress Hosting is better than regular Web Hosting

Why WordPress Hosting is better than regular Web Hosting

Making a choice between WordPress Hosting and the regular Web Hosting for your project may seem a bit confusing due to the features and pricing both plans offers. However, a WordPress specific plan is absolutely worth paying for. What is WordPress Hosting? WordPress is an open-source platform that powers millions of website around the globe. It is generally designed for … Read More

Tips to Improve Website Loading Speed

Tips to Improve Website Loading Speed

As an online entrepreneur with a business website, low speed can affect the bottom-line. Very few people are patient enough to wait for it to load – if it takes too long. For this reason, only a few people will be able to access your website and read the information uploaded on it. For an e-commerce store to sell, your … Read More

Choosing Web Hosting – Why Location Matters

Web Hosting. Location Matters.

Speed is widely considered one of the most important factors in the success or otherwise of a website. It applies whether it is a news website, entertainment website and even more so where it is an e-commerce website. A fast website performance is directly proportional to the success of a website – all other things being equal. The strongest technical … Read More

What is the Best Way to boost Sales Online?

Boosting online sales requires the right strategies

The fate of every online business entity depends on its presence on leading search engines including Yahoo, Bing, and Google – to a large extent. If you want to develop a portfolio in the online business, a good ranking on the search engines is a must. In this way, your potential clients can locate you quickly. How do you make … Read More

.HOST is now an Open Generic Top-Level Domain

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Before now, .HOST domains had been targetted exclusively at the web hosting and cloud hosting industry. The .host registry is however now expanding the target audience by repositioning it as a generic top-level domain extension. Why is .HOST re-positioned as a generic TLD? Research on live websites in the .HOST namespace indicates a natural connect with a variety of audiences … Read More

Why SquirrelMail is being removed from cPanel

SquirrelMail

SquirrelMail is a project that provides both a web-based email client and a proxy server for the IMAP protocol. Started in 1999, it has been shipped with cPanel since over 10 years ago. Used and loved by millions globally, SquirrelMail is, unfortunately, getting the stick from cPanel as it would stop being included officially from cPanel version 76. cPanel is … Read More

Nigeria: Pay Online with more banks

Our online payment system for our clients in Nigeria now supports more banks. Hitherto, we only supported GTBank Online Payment, but can now support Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Wema Bank and Zenith Bank – as well. The entire process is online and straight-forward. It should offer additional convenience to residents of Nigeria buying Domains, Web … Read More

First FOSS Mirror in West Africa at mirror.ng

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Web4Africa, a leading web hosting company, announces the launch of The Nigerian Mirror Project, a first of its type in the West African sub-region. The Nigerian Mirror Project, which is physically hosted in Nigeria and reachable at mirror.ng, aims to drastically improve the download and availability of free & open-source software in Nigeria. Access to bandwidth in Nigeria is expensive … Read More

The benefit of downloading Linux distros locally

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Some 250 million people live in any one of the 15 countries in West Africa. Millions of people already own and use a device that is connected the Internet. While Windows Operating System (OS) dominates the regional market, variants of Linux desktop OS distributions are steadily making way into the sub-region, especially among students and young software Developers.  Also, a … Read More

What Would You Like Mirrored In Nigeria?

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Are you a developer or Linux user in Nigeria? What would you like mirrored in Nigeria? Web4Africa has been working on a local mirror for linux distributions and important software/modules/scripts. The mission is to make the most popular open-source Operating Systems and software available locally, starting from Nigeria. Users in Nigeria would be able to benefit from very speedy downloads … Read More