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What is premium WordPress Hosting?
The WordPress content management system (CMS) is used by millions of websites.
WordPress started life as a blogging platform, and has developed over the years to become the CMS most commonly used by a huge variety of sites, from galleries to ecommerce sites, from personal to business sites.
Our Premium Hosting package combined with WordPress’s famous one click install makes setting up your website a breeze.
Your WordPress site can be customized with an ever growing library of themes and plug-ins, and in addition you have access to the support of the millions of WordPress users that contribute to the open source community.
WordPress’s easy to use CMS makes publishing your content quick and easy, and you can rollback changes to previous revisions that WordPress automatically save.
Our Premium Hosting package uses super fast hardware to ensure you get the best out of your WordPress installation.
Marks & Spencer, Xerox and The New Yorker are among some of the big brand names that use WordPress for their online presence.
What type of sites is WordPress used for?
WordPress can be used to make virtually any kind of website that you can imagine.
You can build your own site on top of the WordPress CMS (Content Mangement System), or you can use one of the many off-the-peg solutions that are available.
Here are some examples of the types of site that can be created with WordPress.
Online stores and Ecommerce
There are a few ways to go about creating an eCommerce platform using WordPress, the two most commonly used solutions are currently WP eCommerce and WooCommerce. These are available in ready to go themes, both paid for and free, alternatively you can install the plugins yourself.
Many of the eCommerce WordPress themes and plugins have advanced features and / or support, this is usually unlocked by buying a license from the creator. The large user base of WordPress results in a large and active developer and user community.
Showcases and galleries
There are many themes that are designed to showcase your artwork, photography or design skills, and you can also install gallery plugins and carousels to your existing WordPress site.
The uploading, organizing and tagging of your content is easy, thanks to the simple CMS and the WordPress media library.
Additional plugins can take care of things like image optimization, responsive resizing and so on.
Knowledgebases and faqs
You can choose between off-the-peg themes that require you to purchase a license from the developer and free solutions.
In either case, categories and taxonomies can be defined inside WordPress, and frequently asked questions can be quickly and easily added.
Your Premium Hosting package includes the option to add unlimited sub-domains, and knowledgebases are often added to an existing website as a sub-domain.
Personal websites and blogs
Although WordPress has changed over time to be a multi-capable CMS, it was originally designed as an easy to use blogging solution.
The original features and parts that made WordPress ideal for blogging have not been removed over the years, instead they have been refined and enhanced.
It is quick and simple to setup a WordPress blog, and if you run into any difficulty there is huge community of fellow users and developers that can provide you with tips and advice.
How is WordPress installed?
On your Premium Hosting package installing WordPress is easy and quick, both on the Plesk and cPanel control panels. In the case of Plesk, the WordPress installer is found under Applications, and in cPanel there is an included Softaculous installer.
If you prefer to be more hands-on, you also have the option of installing WordPress manually.
Is WordPress secure?
WordPress is one of the most commonly used content management systems around the world, and unfortunately that makes it a big target for malware and hackers. However, there are steps that you can take that will help keep your site secure, these include:
- You should use strong passwords for the admin area of your WordPress site.
- Ensure that the WordPress core installation, plugins and themes updated regularly.
- Make sure to keep a regular backup of your site saved, so you can reinstall your site should anything go wrong.
- Our YouTube channel has many tutorials and guides on maintaining your WordPress installation.
- If you would like to discuss the security of your WordPress site, or have any other questions then please get in touch with our technical support team.
What do I do if I break my site or get stuck?
Due to the huge and ever expanding community of WordPress users and developers, there is a large resource of support on the web. It’s usually the case that if you encounter a problem, another user has also had the issue and has posted a solution to it online.
When installing themes and plugins you should look for the high rated ones, as these are likely to have good support from the original coders and have regular security updates.
Our Knowledgebase and YouTube channels contain guides and tutorials for fixing some common issues, and you can contact us to create a guide video if you need help with something.
Finally, you can always contact our expert technical support team. We have a lot of experience with WordPress, and we can usually help you to fix any WordPress issues quickly.
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