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

Social Media or a Website. What is best for your Business?

A domain name allows you connect a custom address to your social media presence.

Small business owners who are just starting out often times have to decide between a full-fledged website and a social media presence, in promoting their new business venture. The video below produced by Verisign illustrates why both choices do not have to be necessarily mutually exclusive. In recent years, social media networks have become one of the most popular and … Read More

Making sense of .org.ng domain names

.ng is the domain name system for Nigeria and .org.ng is essentially a subset of .ng, targeted at not-for-profit organizations in Nigeria. The .org part of .org.ng is derived from the English word “organization”. The following types of entities are usually more suited for .org.ng: cultural institutions; associations; religious and civic organizations; open source software movements; environmental initiatives; social/fraternal organizations; … Read More

Which .ng domain extension should you choose for your Nigerian website?

.ng domain name

.ng is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nigeria. .ng domains come in different flavours and its best to choose the domain extension that reflects your type of organization. Nigerian domain extensions can be classified into two: open and restricted. Open .ng domain extensions: These are those open to registration by virtually any individual or institution from any … Read More

How to choose your dot ng (Nigerian) domain name

.ng domain name

The on-going free .ng domain name registration promotion has afforded us the opportunity to take over a thousand .ng domain registrations from the general public so far. From the registered domain names, we have found it necessary to educate .ng domain patrons and prospective customers on how to choose a .ng domain name. The following suggestions are not rules but … Read More

Latest website design: Web Trends Nigeria

Web Trends Nigeria

Web Trends Nigeria is a web trends tracking and analysis website with a focus on happenings around the world wide web as they relate to Nigeria. They recently commissioned Web4Africa to set-up a new interface for their website. The new interface in addition to looking much better than the previous versions offered some new functionalities including: The home page has … Read More

Free Website Builder with all web hosting plans

Web4Africa Website Builder

Web4Africa has recently extended a free website builder software to all its web hosting servers. All web hosting customers (shared hosting or reseller hosting on windows or linux platforms) can now avail themselves to the powerful software that allows compelling website to be built, with relative ease by the web hosting customers. The free website builder comes with hundreds of … Read More

What amount of Web Hosting space is right for me?

Web4Africa Web Hosting

One question we often face from prospective web hosting customers after they have gone through our web hosting plans are similar to: “so which web hosting plan is right for me?” While there is no direct answer to this question, a few indicators can serve as a guide for you to choose the right web hosting plan. Type of website … Read More

Custom blog design: have your blog look exactly how you want it to

WordPress

Perhaps you are already a blogger, OR you want to delve into the world of blogging. Perhaps you want to stand-out from the crowd and have a blog that is uniquely yours in looks and functionality? Web4Africa is now offering custom blog design to clients worldwide. We have the necessary skill and experience to design your custom blog theme, making … Read More

How To Keep Your Web Hosting account secured

Computer / Network security

There has been a lot of malware attacks on hosting accounts recently and it is critical at this point for us to educate our web hosting clients and the general public. It is very important to keep your installed scripts (like WordPress, Drupal, OS Commerce etc) updated regularly. From a recent post by WordPress’ development team: How to Keep WordPress … Read More