Technical articles

CMS, which ones do we use? Сs-Cart, Magento, Joomla - the advantages of each of the engines.

In this article we will look at the most popular CMS. Сs-Cart, Magento, Joomla will see the advantages and disadvantages of these "engines". We will help you determine what's important to you and how to optimize your e-commerce site for comfortable and fast work.


What kind of CMS do we use?

We use only 3 main engines:

- CS-Cart;

- Joomla;

- Magento.


But there are also individual solutions for customers separately, which can be specified in those. support. Now ...
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CDN map from Zahid-Host company or what opportunities do clients get with more coverage?

We will consider the following questions in this article:
- CDN Coverage Map, What Is It?
- What are CDNs Used for?
- Why does Zahid.Host Expand the Coverage Map Constantly?
- What Opportunities Do Clients Get With a Big CDN Card?
- In Which Countries Do We Have Our CDN Servers?


CDN coverage map, what is it?

A CDN map is an image of the locations of our CDN servers around the world. At the moment we have more than 30 servers around the world, and their number is ...
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How to improve the work of the online web-store, if you use the cheapest  plan with a minimum of services?

Everyone who designed or was engaged in filling the online store was faced with the choice of a hosting provider. Sometimes  not only by technical features, but also by the cost of services. In the early stages, the cost of services exceeds the technical literacy of the provider, because you need to quickly "unwind" the online store.
Today we will examine some of the "focuses" that will help to improve the operation of the online store, if you use a budget plan with a minimum of services.


For beginning, let's briefly describe ...
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BackUp every day or once in a month?

Together we will sort out in this article whether it worth to do BackUp daily? Should  pay attention when choosing a hosting provider to this option? Budget hosting provider doesn't offer such an opportunity, but is it worth it?
 


BackUp, what is it? Why is it needed? Why is it better to do it every day? Why cheap hosting companies don’t have such services?

BackUp is a copy of your site data and save it in the hosting provider space. We have them done ...
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What is important for online stores when you will place it in the Internet provider?

- Resources

When you choose a hosting for yiur online store, first of all, you should pay attention to the resources that are offered. Resources can be selected depending on how many visitors you have per day.

 Our rates:

- Start UP is optimal for 500 visitors per day;

- Base is optimal on sites from 1000-2000 visitors;

- Intermediate - from 2000 visitors;

- Enterprise - from 5000 visitors.

The first three, work as virtual dedicated servers (VDS / VPS) and the ...
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Frequently asked Questions

What services does our hosting offer?

- Protection against DDoS attacks;

- Optimize your sites;

- Convenient control system;

- Support Help;

- Free test period;

- High speed, modern equipment;

- 24/7 support;

- Close integration under a specific platform: for each of the CMS;

- Scaling projects as needed for minimizing end-user costs;

- Selection of the most effective hardware.

 

Is there a difference between cloud-based virtual hosting and VPS?

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What is the difference between web hosting in the CIS countries, Europe, and America? What are their pluses and minuse.

Let’s see, what is web hosting?

Web hosting - it's possible to say a special computer where the data of the sites are located. They are stored there for a reason, and to maintain constant access to the site.

The first hosting started to appear in USA, because they are most developed there, then USA appeared in highly developed European countries, and finally in the CIS countries.

USA Hosting

Pros:

- High stability;

- A wide range of different services (there are a HUGE amount ...
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GEO-DNS, what is it used for, how can you speed up the site in conjunction with CDN?

What is DNS?

DNS is a server where store all domains and IP addresses of sites. Domain  is  the name of your site, for example, google.com or zahid.host. The IP address is a combination of 4 digits separated by a period, for example: 111.111.111.111.

What are the DNS servers used for?

To get to the site, you need to know  IP address, but it's inconvenient, because you should remember the name of a site, it’s easier than remember a combination of numbers. That's why there are DNS servers. When you navigate through ...
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Should you use different CMS on the same hosting?

In order to give an answer, first, will we analyze what is a CMS?

 CMS is a content management system created from a variety of scripts. It was created to facilitate the administration of the site. Since it has a graphical interface, a person doesn't need the skills of website layout, or knowledge of the programming language.

One of the most popular and simple CMS is WordPress and Joomla.

The main question: Should I use different CMS on the same hosting?

 It's not recommended to host different CMS on the  ...
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SSL Security Certificates

What are SSL certificates?

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) are security certificates that encrypt data when transferred from a server to a user. It allows you to use the HTTPS protocol. This is a security protocol that will provide you with protection from hackers,  hacking and other problems, as your connection from the server will be encrypted. Most often, SSL is used on commercial sites, such as our hosting, when buying or selling goods. In our case, when ordering a plan for your site.

Why it should be used on commercial and other sites?

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What is a DDoS attack? How does Nginx handle them?

What’s rhat DDOS- attack?

This is a very large number of requests sent to the server in a short period. Requests can be use of your site, such as opening web pages, pictures, and other similar elements, that's just not very effective. To do the most harm, it need to find a vulnerability in your site, one of it can be the registration. That is why most popular sites put protection against bots, since the database is quite a vulnerable place.

What’s purpose of DDOS-attack?

The purpose may have difference, but not ...
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What parameters should you look before choosing a hosting company

10 main characteristics, which usually include in their descriptions are:

- The size of the space allocated to the user on the disk. Includes total space for site files, for e-mail, for databases. Our hosting offers 50 GB on SSD NVMe. Their use will give the execution of a large number of disk operations;

- Number of sites. The number of sites that can be created (placed) on that tariff. We don’t have limits on the number of sites or databases, you are limited only by the tariffs for which you pay;

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What should I use, Apache or Nginx?


What's the difference between Apache and Nginx?

To answer on this question, you need to parse them separately. Apache - was created in 1995, already in 1996 it was the most popular in the world. The main advantages are strong documentation and integration with a host, more  flexibility, reliability, power and wide prevalence. One of the main drawbacks in Apache is the lack of a graphical user interface for configuration, and configuration files must be edited manually.

Nginx - released in 2004. It’s designed to ...
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What the difference between HDD, SSD, NVME SSD. Why use the last?

What are HDD, SSD, NVMe SSD?

HDD, SSD, NVMe SSD these are the standards of information stores. In other words, these are the hard disks where the data is stored, in our case the data of the clients and their sites.

 

Let's look at the difference between them

HDD. These drives are old generation, and they haven’t changed since 1990. It works by remagnetizing cells on magnetic plates. They run at 4300, 5400 rpm and at a speed of 60 to 90 MB/s.

Since 2001, some manufacturers  ...
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What is CDN? Why is it needed? What gives its use?

What is CDN?

CDN  (Content Delivery Network) — server network, each server is located in different countries. It’s for accelerated delivery or distribution of static content on your site, such as: images, audio, video and other files.

How does work CDN?

You download your content (web-site) in  CDN;

This content transfer between local servers of  the CDN network;

When user will download this content, he will gain it from the nearest server.


How CDN can help speed up the web-site?

CDN ...
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What is HTTP/2 protocol?

What is HTTP/2 protocol?

First, let's look at what the HTTP protocol is. This is a data transfer protocol, which was originally intended for the transfer of hypertext.
HTTP/2 is an improved HTTP protocol, this is the new version.


Why the HTTP / 2 protocol was created?

Since HTTP was created a long time ago, in 1991, for this time of existence, it was only a few times subjected to global changes. The latest version of HTTP 1.1 was released in 1997, during this time this protocol was obsolete and ...
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