As you may know, I have started UsabilityGeek from scratch more than 4 years ago. Throughout this amazing journey I have researched about and sometimes used some truly great products and services both for this blog as well as those of my friends and clients. Since several readers of this blog work for the web design, development or web consultancy industries, I have created this section to provide some insights about these amazing products and services. The objective is to share with you my personal recommended website resources so that you would consider them when researching.
With so many WordPress web hosting providers out there, choosing the right one for your needs can be a daunting task. If you are just starting your WordPress blog, then you will find yourself at a loss when trying to distinguish between the similarly packaged offers. If, on the other hand you already have a blog and are considering to change your hosting provider, then you need to be sure that you make a smart move. In this section I have compiled a list of my preferred hosting solutions based on my personal experience.
Security can never be underestimated. We hear about websites belonging to large corporations being hacked … but that is what makes it to the news! Think about the thousands of lesser-known websites that are hacked each year. A definite must-read for website owners and administrators alike.
A Website Application Firewall (WAF) protects your website from being attacked while an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) will immediately notify you if your site becomes compromised. (Lead image source: Yuri Samoilov)
A collection of web design resources that I trust you will find very useful. Most of these resources have been compiled in the form of lists so that they can be easily referenced. What is great about the resources that are featured on this page is that they are all FREE! However, don’t confuse free with cheap. All of these web design resources have been handpicked by professionals from within the web design industry so that you can enjoy the best of the best for each category.