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At AllAboutWebServices.com Inc we take great pride in our Hosting and Maintenance Services. Having a Hosting Plan is not just about where your site is parked. We do a lot of work in the background that goes unseen and with this report it gives you a clearer picture of some of the many things we do to keep your website running optimally. By hosting with us we provide a variety of tools to protect the security of your site by maintaining multiple software updates, adding layers of Security, along with other additional information.  We also provide feedback on your site's performance as part of this FREE report on a regular basis. As you review your Website Care Report you can easily search Google to find answers to any of the highlighted concerns that are reflected in your report so you can understand what the report is actually telling you. The question we get the most is about site speed and the information below will help you understand what typical speeds are. There are many facets that go into site speed and many times it means additional work on your site. Please contact us for any clarifications or additional services!

YSlow  Grade is a tool that Yahoo provides to gauge your website speed. Most sites clock in at 69%.

PageSpeed Grade is a Google web performance tool that also gauges site speed. A score of 90 or above is considered good. 50 to 90 is a score that needs improvement, and below 50 is considered poor.

Backups:

Backup is the cornerstone of WordPress website management. If an update fails, or your website crashes, it’s imperative to have an up-to-date backup of your website. ManageWP takes the load off your mind by running scheduled backups and making sure that up-to-date backup is always ready. And since our backups are incremental and run off-site, it will successfully back up even the most problematic websites.

Incremental, reliable, comes with off-site storage, and capable of running on an hourly cycle. Everything you need from a great backup.

  • Daily scheduled backup (hourly if requested)
  • Off-site storage
  • Fast restore
  • Receive notifications via Email if your website is down
  • On-demand backups
  • Exclude as well as include files and folders
  • Your backups are stored for 90 days. 
  • Additional backups are also done on our in house server

Uptime Monitor:

Uptime Monitor saves you time worrying about what websites are up, it instantaneously notifies you if a website goes down, giving you a chance to fix the problem before it becomes serious. When your WordPress website is down, you’re losing visitors and with that revenue, Uptime Monitor makes sure that this doesn’t happen to you.

Security:

The Security Check makes it easy for you to make sure that any of your sites are clean. We provide you with an overview of all of the past security scans. Stop being in the dark when it comes to your security.  The worst thing about malware is that it could be on your website for months without you even noticing. You need to be vigilant, proactive, and check regularly for malware and known vulnerabilities. That’s where our Security Check comes in. 

Our security is done on three levels for superior protection from hackers and spammers:

  • Our Client Management system will monitor if your website is blacklisted, you will be notified in your FREE Client Report and by email and our system does Automated Security Checks. 
  • ServerLevel Security with CloudLinux!
  • We also have RSFirewall protecting all sites on an individual basis.

Performance Check:

A slow website will hurt your business a lot. That’s why we benchmark your website performance regularly and react if something goes wrong.

The Performance Check gives you insight into what is happening with your website and how it’s performing. It’s the first step to solving your problems, the Performance Check tells you what they are. It gives you a breakdown of the factors that are affecting your website. You can see each individual factor and its grade, as well as giving you recommendations on how to improve your website performance. You can also follow your website performance over time, marked on a timeline.

This is great for everyone to be able to check the performance of their websites. When you want to do so, you can go in manually and run a Performance Check. Here you will be able to see a detailed list of all the results, and suggestions on what needs improving and it provides scheduled Performance Checks. You will immediately get notified if your website is underperforming. You will be notified in our notifications email. This is a great feature especially for our client’s because online business depends on website performance.

Google Analytics:

All Google accounts that you need connected to Google Analytics on one dashboard. Keep track of all results. With a glance you can keep track of all results, finding out what worked for you and what didn’t. It is essential to monitor your website on Google Analytics and with the help you can!

SEO Ranking:

Keep track of how your keyword ranking changes, find out who your competitors are, and how you stack up against them. You no longer have to separately find, monitor and record your keywords. The SEO ranking tool gives you all of the key metrics in one place for all of your websites. Not only that but it shows you your main competitors, saving you going out there and looking by yourself. It also gives you a timeline of how you rank, better or worse, and tracks your ranking position for you!

Software Updates:

This is the biggest mistake website Owners make; not keeping their software up to date!

Managing plugins and themes is the biggest time consumer so most website Owners do not even know they need to do it or just never get around to doing it. Just going through all of your website to check what needs updating or installing will take away precious hours. Sit back and relax, we do it for you! And we confirm this inside of our FREE Website Maintenance Report!

HACKERS LOVE OUTDATED SITES!

Vulnerability Updates:

This is a total game changer for your maintenance workflow – knowing that a website has a known vulnerability is hard to ignore. We monitor your software to determine which plugin is vulnerable and what the issue is and we resolve it for you quickly!

Link Monitor:

Link Monitor is a powerful broken link checker, which we also provide as part of our Hosting Package. Link Monitor will check the links in all the posts and pages on your website, and give you an overview of:

  • Response codes
  • Link URLs
  • Link text
  • Which content the link belongs to

In addition to initial scan, Link Monitor will run through all the links* on your monitored site once a day. That way you rest assured that you will be notified on time if any issue with links is discovered.

*limited to 10K links per website.

You’ll get automatic checks and alerts for any unresponsive or broken links on the sites you are monitoring. This lets you deal timely with any broken links issues and avoid any negative impacts on SEO, user experience or revenue. 

This enables a whole new level of proactive site care and as a Client you will love it.

24/7 Live Chat Support:

You can contact us by Live Chat at www.allaboutwebservices.com or reach us by phone at 905-721-1144!

Cloud Server Specifications:

Our Hosting Server is Cloud based which means

Server Specifications:

24 CPU Cores   2560 GB Storage   128 GB RAM   CentOS 7

Data center : Toronto, ON

Also DirectAdmin as hosting control panel

When you’re new in the web industry and plan to host your first website or a blog, there are a lot of questions on your mind. Should I go with a free service or a premium one? Is this the right time to invest in a paid service and if yes, which hosting service do I choose?

Eventually, most website owners end up choosing Shared Hosting as it offers good features for beginners and is also quite affordable. With the passing of time, your business grows and so does the traffic. It is at that time you think – since my website traffic has grown the time taken to load is too much, which hosting do I switch to now?

Choosing the right hosting is not always easy. However, with the right resources and guidance, it becomes easier. In this post, we’ll cover Cloud Hosting and the benefits of moving to the Cloud.

Let us begin with understanding Cloud Hosting

Cloud Hosting is a Cloud architecture inspired offering, where we have combined the benefits of cloud as well as Shared Hosting. The benefits of the cloud being (Virtualization, Redundant Storage, Resource Scaling) and the simplicity of Shared Hosting.

The plans are designed in a manner that users do not but they can increase resources (CPU and RAM) based on their requirements to handle an increase in traffic. In case of a hardware failure, the server can be spun back up again with minimal downtime and no data loss due to the redundant storage architecture

Apart from these basics let us see what sets Cloud Hosting apart from other hosting services:

Benefits of Cloud Hosting:

  • Better Performance

It maximizes the performance of websites and web applications as the load is evenly distributed between the servers connected to the network. The availability of resources is also high as it is not dependent on a single physical server like in Shared Hosting.

  • Increased Scalability

Cloud Hosting allows easy and instantaneous upgradation of CPU and RAM, improving scalability as and when the traffic of your website increases.

  • Secure Data

Cloud Hosting provides data mirroring helping you keep your data secure. The data is mirrored on 3 different devices on various drives such that in case of any hardware failure you do not lose your data. This ensures hassle-free data backup and recovery.

  • Cost Saving

Although it may initially seem like Cloud Hosting is expensive, when you take into consideration the features it provides, the pricing is considerably more economical. Also in some cases, you only have to pay for the resources you use. Some of the features Cloud Hosting provides are, free data migration, fully managed hosting, resource monitoring etc.

  • Good Stability

Cloud Hosting is reliable as data has triple redundancy as a result of mirroring. This ensures that your data on the cloud is secure as well as if the server ever fails, recovering data is easier.

  • Incredible Speed

Cloud Hosting servers have low density that helps your website boost its speed along with varnish. Varnish is a web simulator that allows websites to sustain high traffic while loading pages in a super fast speed by caching the static and dynamic content on the web page. It can speed up websites by almost 1000%.

Award-Winning Customer Support

Even though it offers cloud services at competitive prices, their support does not disappoint. Linode offers several tiers of support that users can go through to resolve their issues.

Powered by Linux

Linode started as a brand for developers built by developers. In essence, It’s mission is similar to Ubuntu’s “for developers, by the developers.” According to an industry survey, 83.1% of developers prefer Linux as their development and deployment environment. As it’s an excellent choice for developers, who wish to work with an end-to-end Linux based application workflow.

What Is Linode Powerful API

It provides an extensive API for accessing the servers and products through custom code. Using this API, developers can:

  • handle tasks in Cloud Manager
  • Setup Linode Server
  • open support tickets
  • manage network IP addresses
  • configure node balancers
  • deploy Kubernetes cluster
  • manage invoices
  • Manage Linode storage

What Is Linode Data Centers

As you read this, it maintains 10 data centers across the globe. The idea is to provide the users with the choice of selecting the best Linode data center location that is closest to the target audience. This reduces the latency for the users and ensures a smooth experience for the visitors.  Linode data center locations include:

  • Tokyo
  • Mumbai
  • Singapore
  • Frankfurt
  • London
  • Toronto
  • Newark
  • Atlanta
  • Dallas
  • Fremont

Why Linode with Cloudways?

Although Linode started as a brand for developers, the current user base now comprises users with all technical skill levels. A significant section of these users has no experience or interest in managing their Linode servers.

The fact is that Linux is not beginner-friendly, and even experienced developers need to watch their steps while updating or patching applications to avoid server and application crashes.

Before operating servers for Linode setup, a user must have on-hand experience with Linux, specifically on server management commands. Next, to deploy PHP applications such as WordPress, the user needs to make sure that server software is in sync with app prerequisites to avoid application-level performance issues.

To set up the stack properly on the Linode server, the user has to:

  • Create a server with the required hardware specifications
  • Install your favorite Linux flavor
  • Install prerequisite software (LAMP for PHP applications)
  • Finally, the user needs to make sure that the core OS remains in sync with Apache, PHP & MySQL versions.

The process does not end here. The user now has to handle operational tasks such as malware detection, DDOS protection, etc. The agencies and business founders usually get frustrated since they don’t have the time and/or technical skills to handle these challenges.

This is where Cloudways comes to the rescue.

It is a managed cloud hosting platform that aims to take away server management hassles so that the users can save time to focus on their business processes.

It is ideal for users who lack the technical expertise required to launch a Linux powered Linode setup. Even if you have the necessary technical skills, you might not have the time to take care of server security and monitoring. It simplifies server management with proper Linode Backup so that you would focus on growing your business without worrying about server health and safety.

The AllAboutWebServices.com Inc Team

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