How Laravel Forge Can Help You Run WordPress in the Cloud – WordPress Tavern

This opinion piece was contributed by guest author Peter Suhm. Peter is a web developer from the Land of the Danes. He is the creator of WP Pusher and a huge travel addict, bringing his work along …

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Would like to try this, especially since finding managing server is a daunting task. But the $15/month is a deal breaker. Having $5/month for Digital Ocean itself is already a burden.

An Introduction to Learning and Using DNS Records

The Domain Name System (DNS) essentially provides a phone directory for the Internet. You might want to type in apple.com to your web browser to buy iPhone accessories, but how will your request reach Apple’s web server at IP address 17.172.224.47? That’s what the domain name record system does for us.

Have read many DNS articles, but sometimes feel like never get a grasp of it. Probably just need more practice.

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Breaking It Down To The Bits: How The Internet, DNS, And HTTPS Work – Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine is known for lengthy, comprehensive articles. But what about something different for a change? What about shorter, concise pieces with useful tips that you could easily read over a short coffee break? As an experiment, this is one of the shorter “Quick Tips”-kind-of articles — shorter posts prepared and edited by our editorial team. What do you think? Let us know in the comments! —Ed. The Internet is the foundation of our craft. But what do we actually know about its underlying technology? How do DNS, networks and HTTPS work? What happens in the browser when we type a URL in the address bar?

Contains more links which probably even longer to read. While those links might be good and useful, no particular knowledge in this post. Some comments also agree with this.

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WordPress Hosting Review 2016: The Results | WPShout

We’re super-excited to present the results of the 2016 WPShout Hosting Review! The Hosting Review is an annual survey we conduct that gathers honest, unbia

The result almost similar to previous one. WP Engine, Kinsta and Flywheel. Digital Ocean finally came up. SiteGround is listed as Popular. And just know if the likes of BlueHost, HostGator and some others are owned by one “Large” Group. And should be avoid, agreed.

Source: WordPress Hosting Review 2016: The Results | WPShout