Website Hosting


Delegating Access From GoDaddy

Delegating Access From GoDaddy If we need access to your hosting at GoDaddy, here’s how to do that: https://www.godaddy.com/help/give-others-access-to-my-godaddy-account-12376 and you can delegate access to: info@webstix.com.

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How is My Website Hosting Transferred to Webstix?

How to Move Website Hosting From One Host to Another One question we sometimes get is how to transfer a website from another host over to us. It’s not too difficult but there are a bunch of steps that need to be followed. This article will outline the general process for moving a website from …

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Do I Need a Dedicated IP Address or Shared IP Address?

The Pros and Cons of a Dedicated IP Address for Hosting A long time ago, every website out there needed its own IP address on a server. This is what a dedicated IP address means. Today, you’re able to put many websites on a single IP address and we call this a shared IP address. …

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How Do I Make My Website Secure?

When talking about making a website secure, what that usually means is encrypting the connection between the web server and the computer accessing the website. This is done with an SSL certificate with your website hosting. Having an SSL certificate for your website does not necessarily mean it’s safe from being hacked. That’s another issue. …

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The Differences between SSL, EV and UCC Certificates

Website Certificates This article will explain the different kinds of certificates available for website encryption. It’s important to note that certificates just encrypt the transmission of data and they do not make your website secure against hackers. SSL Certificates SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It establishes an encrypted link/connection between the web server and …

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Renewing Your SSL Certificate

Complete All Steps Every Time You Renew Your SSL Certificate If you are a website hosting client of ours and we’re handling your SSL certificate, then this does not pertain to you since you’re paying us to handle this for you. We may need you to confirm something from time to time but that’s all …

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Using Multiple Vendors for Online Services

Clashes With Web and Email Hosts In a perfect world, everything would just work. Unfortunately, this world we have isn’t perfect, so there will be problems. With website hosting, issues can arise. Most of these issues tend to deal with security and measures that have had to be put in place to prevent website compromises …

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Webstix Hosting vs. Webstix X-Press Hosting

Choose Your Hosting for WordPress Websites If we’re building a WordPress website for you, you have some hosting options. WordPress is Software First, you should know that since WordPress (or Joomla for that matter) is software running on the web server, it needs to be updated from time to time. There are security updates that …

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How to Find Out Who is Hosting a Website

How to Find Out Who is Hosting a Website

“Where is This Site Hosted?” One issue we often run into is that we get new clients who become responsible for their websites but they don’t know where the website is hosted. There are a number of ways to find the web host of a site. This article will explain a number of ways to …

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What Webstix Needs to Set Up Your Website Hosting

What Webstix Needs to Set Up Your Website Hosting

If you are transferring a website to Webstix, there are a few things we need in order to get your website set up on our hosting. We need a zip file of the website files (from your current hosting) and then an export (or “dump”) of the database. With the zip file, what’s better is …

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