From our Justhost testing, we found out some web hosts have lower resource usage limits and website will keep getting errors code and stop the site from running. There are web hosts that suspend your hosting account if you did it too much. That’s when a web host turn bad and things get ugly. We have lots of experience in hosting blogging site. Some mistake in configuration or installed the wrong plugin is disastrous. It will use more resources that you imagine, eat up CPU processing time and jamming the MySQL database via huge volume of query. Always test your website before and after installing WordPress plugin, and retest it again over some time. Configure your WordPress site to be light as possible, and install the super cache plugin to boost up the website loading speed. Remove unwanted plugin that obviously adding load to your website, clean up the site and apply a light setting. Those are the things to do when your blog is running slow or when it’s using too much server resource.
Justhost shared web hosting plan permits multiple domains to be hosted in one account. Within one account, we can host few websites, few blogs, CMS websites or eCommerce websites etc. There is virtually no limit on number of websites we can add into and host new website. Before we go into their hosting plan, we want to bring in few competitor web hosts that are compatible in price and how can they compete with them.
- Hostgator unlimited plan.
- Hostmonster unlimited plan.
- Bluehost unlimited plan.
- Fastdomain unlimited plan.
There is not much competitor when they are available with special discount and with unlimited domains hosting and give you the power to host multiple WordPress blogs. The WordPress setup steps can be simplified into following:
- Get a cPanel web hosting plan and register for a free domain name to be used for WordPress blog.
- Next log in into cPanel and get to the control panel and find the SimpleScripts installer.
- Choose WordPress and proceed with the new installation.
- Installation location as primary domain name.
- A new WordPress blog is now installed.
- Visit the new website and log in to admin page.
- Select new design themes, change site title, description and META.
- Create new blog post and start writing.
This Joomla content management system is the most famous CMS and widely accepted apps to create and manage websites. In here, we’ll going to test and duplicate Joomla site installation. The new Justhost SimpleScripts one click installer includes the latest Joomla version and user can choose the installation into any domain and directory of their choice. We have experienced this, Joomla site can be setup in a few clicks. This is problem free installation, easy to follow instruction, and surely is a failed proof installer. Joomla installation, plugin, and extensions will all works without problem.
Before there is Justhost SimpleScripts installer, we were using Fantastico to setup Joomla website. Right now, here is new wonderful one-click installer that provides more apps and more CMS choice. From here, we are testing Drupal setup and we want to know how compatible this web hosting when come to this. To begin the setup, we use their latest 1-click installer to setup Drupal at new directory. At this time, we don’t have spare domain name for the job, we will go ahead with the subdirectory installation.
We chose to install a brand new version in new directory. Selected the latest stable release version, choose domain directory, selected administrator password, agree to the GPL license agreement, and complete the installation. This is a free open-source app which we can use for personal site or business site. We can edit or change the site content, design, and publish the site online.
From our quick test, we know this Justhost is one of the best web hosting provider that supporting Drupal. If you are looking for content management system to build and manage your websites, Drupal can be the choice for you and it is equipped with a powerful blend of features that supports a variety of websites ranging from personal web blogs to large community driven websites. So far we have not experience any problems with the site. Things are running great as expected.
Getting a cPanel hosting plan to host forum or blog website, and it’s going to cost you around three dollars per month. This Justhost is the place to host forum websites; regardless it is a phpBB, vBulletin for SMF site. Off course you can host multiple websites with them, this including multiple forum website as well. We had tested phpBB, vBulletin and SMF site with this hosting, and they are working perfectly fine. This software can be easily install and setup via cPanel Fantastico, quick and easy. The new hosting plan now uses SimpleScripts and provides easy site installation as well. Their shared hosting is suitable for any forum websites. This not limited to SMF, phpBB, vBulletin or bbPress scripts. We had tested these scripts in our account. Here is the provided forum software:
- VBulletin (not included, but supported).
They use industry-leading web hosting control panel known as cPanel and there is much more added installation on SimpleScripts which gives more open-source website scripts ready to be installed in just a click. You can create phpBB forum website with unlimited resources and unlimited bandwidth at the most affordable hosting. From WordPress blogging website to phpBB forum website, there is a wide variety of scripts available for you to install at the click of a mouse via the SimpleScripts area located in cPanel hosting account.
Justhost are dedicated to provide their customers with the most reliable web hosting service possible. This is the most affordable phpBB forum hosting with enough room for to grow your online community.
This Justhost can be the right place to host your forum website. They offer low start-up cost most users. Thinking to establish online community, become site moderator, and earn some money via advertising income? This is the right web hosting plan to meet any budget.
In our previous test, we look into phpBB website. We managed to create phpBB site here with their shared hosting plan. In future you can upgrade to higher performance hosting plan or even a dedicated server if you need one. This hosting is also able to host many other forum software, and this including SMF. And this Justhost cPanel web hosting plan is most recommended for forum website hosting, it support the most script and add-on too. You don’t want to have web hosting that limiting what you can do, and give you nothing in return. In that case, this cPanel hosting plan is all you need to host phpBB and SMF.
When your forum site is growing in size and require more server performance, you can choose to upgrade to Justhost reseller web hosting plan that have more storage, bandwidth and performance for your forum website. Plus, the additional reselling feature that allows you to resell the remaining storage or bandwidth for extra income. There is variety of reseller web hosting packages to choose from, choose the scale and size require by your forum site.
This vBulletin probably is the greatest forum script compared to other options such as phpBB, SMF, and others. It looks more professional than others and it is also a great choice for business support forum. Although vBulletin is a paid script but it has included a lot of advantages and feature-rich than other free open-source scripts.
We have setup a simple demo site by manually FTP upload all scripts to server, configure setting, create database, and run the installer. VBulletin can be setup and running from their shared service. This plan is great for vBulletin, no downtime and less than a second response. VBulletin is premium forum software and anyone is requiring purchasing license before hosting the site online.
Many people are looking for the best online shopping cart to run their eCommerce website. Which is the exactly best choice for you? At here, there are few online shopping cart applications available for you to choose from. All these can be found in our account, log in to your cPanel and go to the Fantastico, look for the eCommerce session where you can find the options to use CubeCart, osCommerce or ZenCart.
If you are a beginner and only want to start up your eCommerce website, we suggest you can go for CubeCart. This is something simple yet powerful shopping cart featuring unlimited categories and products, multiple payment gateways, downloadable products. The design is simplify and easy for you to modify it. Whereas, osCommerce is more suitable for advanced users, as it is more difficult to setup and get running and more contributions but it’s featuring a rich set of online shopping cart functionality that allows store owners to setup, run and maintain online stores with minimum effort with free and no limitation. And, ZenCart is supporting PHP and MySQL, HTML components, easier to use which enable you to customize, to control and design your templates. It also has a huge community and support on their forum. In Justhost SimpleScripts installer, here are some of the eCommerce scripts:
For eCommerce website, you may need to add SSL secure for your website. An SSL Certificate is a digital certificate verifying your identity. Without an SSL certificate your visitors will get a warning message in their web browser. Every web hosting plan includes a shared SSL Certificate. With shared SSL Certificate, you’ll get the benefits of SSL for free that are usually associated with setting up a SSL server. They secure all your transactions with an SSL secure server and password protected directories.
Basically your hosting account will be ready as soon as you make your payment. However it normally takes 24 to 72 hours for the DNS system to sort out, so please expect 1 to 3 days waiting time before your website is fully functioning. After get your site ready, you are ready to startup your eCommerce website by logging in to cPanel account. They support osCommerce, AgoraCart, CubeCart, ZenCart and PayPal. Further on eCommerce features, they also provide free merchant account and Open PGP/GPG encryption supports.
The usability of the website and website design is very important. Try to connect with your visitors on personal level and build up your branding through strategic marketing techniques. The page of content is another important medium through which you directly communicate with the audience. So the product page of your website must be designed with intent of sales conversion. You can refer to some popular eCommerce websites like Ebay.com, Amazon.com and other online store website. Keep remember that the 3 important aspects of a successful website are Content, Communication and Commerce. You can include interaction form on your website to interact with users of website and provide them with an option to review the products and participate in forum discussions etc.
Besides the aspects of websites, SEO is important for your website which appears on the search engine. All web hosting plan will include Free marketing tools for your Search Engine Optimization such as Google Ad Credits, Yahoo Ad Credits, MySpace Ad Credits etc. You can use all these to improve the visibility of your website in search engines.
The following listing is the processes that you need to do for your successful eCommerce website:
- Selecting your domain name.
- Settup your website.
- Search engine optimization.
- Building your links.
- Social Bookmarking and networking.
Whatever the type of online presence you decide to have a website, you need to get a domain name. The purpose of owning a domain name will be your primary company website. If you are just starting out, choose your business name and domain name with care. Make sure your visitors easy to remember your domain name and know what your domain name means, because it’ll clearly indicate what your company is. After your domain name has been created, next will be the website building. Some of you still believe that setting up a website or blog is difficult. You are no longer really need to be tech savvy at all. There are a lot of different site builders, script installers which help you build an online presence easily.
For example, WordPress is one of the most popular blog management systems in the world. Installing WordPress isn’t easy if you aren’t really familiar with web hosting and SQL database management. However, they provide script installers like Fantastico for cPanel. Thereafter, you can choose a theme, which is basically a web template. It is highly recommended to use Squeeze theme as it is one of the best converting WordPress themes in the industry. This theme is ideal for internet marketers and home business owners as it allows you to tweak and customize your site very easily. Website loading is another things that need to be concerned, too many graphics, high resolution images, large file, video or site contains animation like dynamic website will slow down the website loading especially when your visitors is using slow internet connection. Your page loading time will even improve your search engine ranking.
Their cPanel control panel uses SimpleScripts to install desire scripts and applications. If you are running e-commerce website for selling or promote a product/service online, this is one of the best e-commerce web hosting plan at affordable price.
This osCommerce online store is available for free. It offers an online shop e-commerce solution that features a rich set of out-of-the-box online shopping cart functionality that allows store owners to setup, run, and maintain online stores with minimum effort and with no limitations.
This plan allow user to install osCommerce with just a few clicks via their SimpleScripts. From our testing, we choose to setup this e-commerce shopping cart in sub-directory and bring the site online as simple possible. The new site is able to run from their shared hosting plan.
For those require HTTPS page, Justhost do provide private SSL and dedicated IP address. Once the osCommerce site has been setup, we can add new products into product range and start selling online.
Have you test out their hosting for video streaming feature? You can’t know about it until you signup with them and get an account right? Wait no more. With our website hosted with Justhost.com, we are now testing the streaming feature from their web hosting server! You too can experience the quality from this website. Click the media player below to start viewing.
Some note before start testing from here, this video is created in HD (high definition) format, although its length is just few seconds, it took more than 1.3 MB in file size alone. Be alert that this take extra time to load if you are using slow ISP internet connection. Wait for it to load and view it later.
This plan is video streaming enable. You can host any type of your preferred format, including the famous .FLV, .MPEG, .MP4, .WMV etc. Create your own media and compress it into the format that you desire. Get the best resolution and the best motion picture quality. Upload the file to server via FTP service, and link it into your website.
If you are running WordPress blog like our website, you can install embedded video plugin or the FLV video plugin to enable the video to be added into your webpage.