Highlights of 2018 Blogs on Gen X Web Hosting

Highlights of 2018 Blogs on Gen X Web Hosting

The year 2018 is now Over. It was a great year overall for Gen X Web Hosting and for many of our users, readers and customers who started new websites and businesses. We want to thank all of you for your continued support of Gen X Web Hosting.


Best Blogs in 2018

We published some really useful knowledge, guides, tutorials, and how-tos throughout 2018. Here are some of our favorites.

January 2018

Fix Secure Connection Error in WordPress in Few Steps

Do you getting this problem : ‘Unable to establish secure connection error’ in WordPress? It is one of usual WordPress error and usually occurs when you are trying to install or update a WordPress plugin or theme from official WordPress.org directory. In this blog, we will show you why this error occurs and how to easily fix secure connection error in WordPress.

Some Of The Factors That Determine Web Page Speed

Page speed is usually a consequence of the ISP(Internet Service Provider), and we never thought of this as an internal problem. Yes, download speed and Internet packages definitely play a part in how quickly your website loads. But there is a separate list of factors that determine how quickly your content appears in someone’s browser.

WP Canvas : The most powerful Managed WordPress

As explained by the name, Managed WordPress is specifically designed for optimizing the development and hosting of WordPress websites. Managed WordPress is a hosting platform which is simplified, organised and optimized for the development and management of WordPress sites. The entire hosting environment is based on the purpose of making your WordPress sites run more faster and more securely.

cPanel Vs Plesk: Head to Head Comparison

As a hosting user, you’ll probably spend most of your time interacting directly with your site. However, there may be situations in which you’ll need more comprehensive access to your server, and that’s where web hosting control panels come in. Many folks who need web hosting these days want the simplest method for managing servers. To many, it is expected that graphical-user-interfaces (GUI s) are provided along with hosting. The good news is that many of the best hosts offer top-rated control panels in their plans.

Difference Between Domain Name and Web Hosting

Sometimes non-technical person get confused between a domain name with a web hosting and it is very common. However, it is essential to know the differences between Domain Name and Web Hosting before you start working on your website.

February 2018

What is a domain privacy protection?

Did you know the contact details attached to your web hosting domain are publicly available thanks to the WHOIS listings? This is why Gen X Web Hosting and other web hosting providers offer domain privacy for a small surcharge. Now, you might ask yourself, do we really need it? In this blog we will discuss some important reasons why Domain Privacy Protection is important.

How to Schedule Your Upcoming Posts in WordPress

In this world, where life is going very busy everyone is looking for some automation in tasks that are performed regularly . Being a regular blogger, I wanted to engage my readers everyday with my uploads even if I am not able to write those on daily basis. For this,WordPress has given a really cool feature that allows you to schedule your upcoming posts. In this article, we are going to discuss about how to schedule your posts in WordPress.

Web Application Firewall (WAF)

A Web application firewall (WAF) is an online security solution that monitors, filters or blocks data packets as they travel to and from a Web application. For Example: Each and every request that comes to server is first authenticated by WAF then forwarded to Web Server to process the request. If Authentication is failed by WAF, an action is taken on that request defined by WAF and request is not forwarded to Web Server.

CodeIgniter – A powerful PHP framework

CodeIgniter is an Application Development Framework for building websites using PHP. This framework has simple application programming interface(API) and logical structure to access libraries and database. CodeIgniter uses Model View Controller(MVC) approach. MVC pattern offer simple and clean development which allows separation between logic and presentation.It simplifies the PHP code and brings out a fully interactive, dynamic website at a much shorter time.

March 2018

An Introduction to Laravel

If you are in the field of web development then the concept of PHP frameworks won’t be new for you, but one of the newest on this list is Laravel. Since its launch of version 3, Laravel popularity has become tremendous among developers and has become one of the most widely used PHP frameworks. In this blog, we will give a brief introduction about laravel, its features with its pros & cons.

WordPress Plugins that every website should have!

WordPress plugins provide flexibility to your website. Here in  this post we will present some of the basic plugins that every website should have.
Mainly Website Plugins depends on website requirement, but there some plugins that every website needs like that for seo, speed, secuirty etc.
There are thousand of plugins present in the official plugin repository.Even there are multiple plugins present for each feature, we just need to choose the best one.

An Introduction to Zend Framework

Zend Framework is a PHP framework which is open source and is used for developing web applications with PHP 5 or higher. Zend Framework is based on Object-Oriented Programming approach. The Zend framework has a component like structure which is unique and is designed using other components which have a dependency on them. This loosely coupled architecture feature of Zend allows developers to use components individually.  This is often referred as “use-at-will” design approach. Sometimes it is also referred to as “Component Library” because of its component like structure.

Why you need Managed WordPress Hosting?

WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) in the world. It now powers more than 30% websites on the internet. Making websites on WordPress is quick & easy, however to get the outcome you want from your website, you need to consider several important things very carefully.

April 2018

Importance Of Keeping The WordPress Website Fully Upgraded!

In today’s world, WordPress is the most common and popular content management system (CMS). It powers millions of websites around the world. As a CMS, it has revolutionized the way people build and maintain content on the Internet. But, all of that well-deserved popularity comes with a price.


This problem manly occurs when you redirect from one url to other and some how get stuck in loop. When Browser the problem, it breaks the loop and gives the error.

May 2018

How to use Yoast SEO

Every Website needs an SEO and it can’t be avoided. And when using wordpress,Wordpress Yoast Seo is most popular plugin for SEO. So, Today we will be providing you a guide on usage of Yoast SEO from Beginner’s Prospective.

What is the difference between Static IP and Dynamic IP?

First of all, we have to make sure we know what an IP address is in general. In common English, an IP is the “street address” for a server, computer or device on the internet. IPs are made up of four “octets,” and each octet is a number between 1 and 256. Between each octet is a period. For example, an IP address looks like this: “12” is an octet, “34” is an octet, and so on. IP address is divided into 2 types: a: Static IP. b: Dynamic IP. Let us check the key differences between a static and a dynamic IP.

June 2018

How To Use Softaculous?

Some web-enabled applications, like WordPress, need little introduction. Powerful and easy to use, many blogging and eCommerce applications have become immensely popular. Of course, there’s still that small matter of their installation.

How to perform website security check regularly

As we all know how much important it is to secure our website from hackers or malware. Because, the purpose is not each time to steal your data or deform your website. Sometimes the purpose is to use your web server as an email relay to send spams, or to setup their own temporary server and sometimes to use your server as a botnet or to mine for bitcoins.

All you need to know about WordPress Theme Framework?

Many of us might have used the WordPress Theme Framework but few of us may certainly know what exactly is WordPress Theme Framework. When we search about WordPress Theme Framework the google results in showing top free WordPress Theme Framework. There are very few articles out there which tells you about WordPress Theme Framework.

July 2018

Installing BIND on DNS Server on VPS CentOS

As per my last Post, for Hosting Website and MySQL on VPS CentOS. Today we are going to Continue on that topic and install DNS Server on that server. If you haven’t read last Posts for Hosting Website and MySQL you can visit, By Clicking Here .

Manually move WordPress Site from local server to live server

Developing a WordPress site through local server is often preferred by developers who are new to WordPress. Developing WordPress site locally also enhances the site development speed. After you’ve completed your website on local server i.e. on your own computer, you need to make your website live. To make website live means to move your website from local server to live server. So, in this blog we are going to talk about how to move WordPress website from local server to live server manually.

August 2018

Digital Marketing Tools

Now days everyone wants to promote their business or website using Digital Marketing. From planning to measurement, from content creation to user relationships, from project management to process automation – in all digital marketing activities, there are tools to make your work easier.

Gutenburg – First WordPress Official Visual Editor

Gutenberg is a take on a new editor for WordPress. It is named after Johannes Gutenberg, who invented a printing press with movable type more than 500 years ago. The current visual editor requires a lot of us to utilize shortcodes and HTML to make things work. Their goal is to make this easier, especially for those just starting with WordPress. They are embracing “little blocks” and hope to add more advanced layout options.

September 2018

How to start with Google Webmaster Tools?

This article is really helpful for everyone who want to be found online, whether you are a  business owner , website owner or  digital marketer , you’ve probably heard of Google Webmaster Tools (GWT). In few years, Webmaster Tools has become an essential tool in the savvy SEO marketer’s utility belt because of its broad applications.

Difference between Shared hosting and WordPress hosting

Choosing the Web hosting is an absolutely important and crucial task of any online business. Without the proper web hosting plan, you won’t have a website, it’s as simple as that. However, choosing the right kind of web hosting server for your needs is another thing entirely.

October 2018

Learn how to put your WordPress site in Maintenance Mode

WordPress Maintenance Mode is a small but wonderful option that is created for everyone. It was introduced in WordPress version 3.0 which allows you to automatically display maintenance mode page when you update plugin, theme, or your WordPress installation, the following message is shown to your visitors until the update operations have completed.

Learn how to optimize WordPress database

It is very important because of its role in page generation on your site, the way you communicate with your database is very important. The SQL queries used to get and update information in your database should be optimized to do so as quickly as possible. By optimizing both the data in the database and the SQL queries communicating with it, you’ll improve your site load time, Time to First Byte, and overall user experience.

November 2018

Web push notifications

We all have seen the small pop up with a one line message and ‘Allow’ and ‘Block’ options when we open some url on the browser – either on our desktops or on our mobile phones. These are called ‘push notifications’.

Difference between HTTP/2 and HTTP/1.1 Protocol

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web. There are many more interesting HTTP concepts and utilities to discuss, but the star of this post is (not enough) famous HTTP/2.

December 2018

Caching in WordPress

Optimizing your website is one of the most important task. Caching in WordPress can never be underestimated when optimizing your website . Lot of content is present on internet related to caching. Yet, it still remains a relatively lesser utilized feature among a large section of the WordPress user base.

What’s new in WordPress 5.0

Each time a new version of WordPress rolls out, we’re all excited about getting to play with its new features. However, few versions in the past have garnered as much buzz around them as WordPress 5.0 because of these two primary features: Gutenburg – First WordPress Official Visual Editor and Twenty Nineteen: A Fully Compatible Default Theme

These were some of the best Guides, knowledge and tutorials on Gen X Web Hosting in 2018. We hope that you found them helpful.

We want to thank all Gen X Blog users, who visited our website, offered feedback, left comments, and shared it with others. We truly appreciate you.

We look forward to adding even more useful WordPress tutorials in 2019. Have a Happy New Year.

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