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Microsoft Offers Office 365 To Mobile Users For Free
Thursday, November 6th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  Microsoft is giving Android, iPhones, and iPad users its Office 365 software for mobile apps free of charge, a service that previously began at $70. “We want as many users as we can get,” said John...


Alternative Open Source Hosting Control Panels
Saturday, August 16th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE If you can afford it, cPanel is probably the best hosting control panel on the market. It is a complete solution for Linux hosting automation. If you cannot afford the commercial licensing, just need a control panel for a dev...

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Backup Your Blog’s Database with AutoMySQLBackup
Thursday, July 3rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Many blogging and content management systems (CMS) provide easy tools for backing up your data. What these tools lack, however, is an automated system that ensures your databases are backed up routinely without any intervention on your part. Why would...


5 Free and Open Source Invoicing Systems
Thursday, January 30th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Most ecommerce hosting plans offer free scripts for shopping carts and even full CRM systems, but many do not provide customers with good invoicing and billing systems. If your business does any type of work that requires invoicing, the following...


How to Install Packages with Webmin
Monday, December 16th, 2013Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Webmin is a complete free and open source hosting automation system for managing servers. It provides a graphical interface for most of the tasks you might need to perform as a system administrator. That includes the ability to install software....

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The Pros and Cons of 1-Click Script Installers
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE A 1-click installer is a popular tool that many web hosting companies offer to their customers, making it easier for them to install free and sometimes commercial scripts. These scripts may range from content management systems to e-commerce web applications....

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4 Free Virtualization Tools for Hosting
Tuesday, July 31st, 2012Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Virtualization has many uses, and in web hosting, it has gained a tremendous amount of popularity. It allows server administrators to maximize space and power usage while also offering more software options within a single server. Moreover, virtualization is great...


Will Any CMS Suffice for Blogging?
Monday, January 30th, 2012Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Do a quick search on the web for content management systems and you will see that there are thousands out there, and most of them are free. Almost all of them have the basic features necessary to run a blog,...

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A Quick Guide to New Features in WordPress 3.3
Tuesday, December 27th, 2011Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Normally, when a WordPress update is released, the changes are pretty subtle. Although the developers often add new features to the free and open source blogging software, the interface has remained pretty consistent since the last major release. WordPress 3.3...

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Benefits of and Disadvantages of Free ECommerce Software
Friday, July 15th, 2011Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE When the budget and resources are just right, you might create your own e-commerce web application and be very content.  In most situations, however, you will need to shop around for one that is both affordable within your budget and...