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Bluehost Review

Posted by Frederick Parker on

Bluehost is also one of the in today’s digital and modern generation. Do you want to discover if it is the right host for your business website? Read more.

Bluehost Review Overview

Bluehost Review

Bluehost is a comprehensive hosting provider that has strong uptime, customer support, and functional features. It can provide a good value for your time and money. It is highly recommended for WordPress websites. It has affordable pricing plans that you can choose from, regardless of your needs

Pros

To help you decide whether this service is perfect for you, the following is a list of its advantages.

Reliable Server Uptime

You don’t need to worry about its performance because it can provide you with reliable server uptime of about 99.98%.

Different Types of Hosting

This web hosting service provides 6 types of hosting, including Shared WordPress, Shared, VPS, WooCommerce, Dedicated as well as Managed WordPress.

  • Shared WordPress

It is the most affordable and easiest way to host your WordPress website.

  • Shared

If you’re a budget-conscious website owner, shared hosting is for you. It is the easiest and lowest price of general service.

  • VPS

Even though it is not costly, like dedicated hosting, you can still depend on it for the needs of your business website.

  • WooCommerce

WooCommerce hosting is offered, but Bluehost can be perfect for hosting your online store using WordPress.

  • Dedicated

The dedicated hosting service of Bluehost is the most expensive. However, its performance is worth it for its high price tag. It can be a powerful hosting service to grow your website.

  • Managed WordPress

With the Managed WordPress hosting service of Bluehost, you can enjoy more useful features for your WordPress website.

 

Cost-Effective Pricing

Bluehost is one of the providers that can offer good value for your money. It has more affordable pricing plans that you can choose from for your needs and budget.

High-Security Level

You can have a secure business website while using Bluehost as your web hosting provider. Thus, it comes with SSL or Secure Sockets Layer certificate to ensure the security of your site against hackers. All plans of Bluehost come with a free SSL certificate.

Good Customer Support

Bluehost can provide you with impressive customer support. They have email, live chat, ticket as well as 24/7 phone support. Their customer support team is available if you encounter some issues with your website.

 

Integrations

It has lots of integrations for a more customized experience.

Cons

Just like other products, Bluehost also has specific disadvantages.

Additional Costs

It comes with many optional add-ons that can cost your money. It depends on your preference.

Storage Capacity

Another drawback of Bluehost is that it provides small storage capacity with its basic plan than its competitors.

Hosting Plans

Some customers complain that it doesn’t have cloud hosting plans and monthly shared hosting plans. Additionally, it doesn’t have Windows-based servers.

Features

Bluehost is loaded with amazing features. These features are:

Domain Registration

It can provide you a free domain as you sign up for a 1-year plan. Meanwhile, it doesn’t cover the domain registration fee of $10 to $15.

Data Transfer

With this web hosting service, you can enjoy unlimited data transfer on its different plans.

CPU Protection

One unique feature of Bluehost is a policy known as a CPU Protection that can be applied to all plans using shared hosting. With this, you can have peace of mind about the safety of your website.

405ms Loading Speed

If you want high speed for your website, Bluehost can greatly help. It has a 405 ms loading speed that can enhance user experience.

 

Conclusion

 

To sum it up, Bluehost can be your ideal hosting provider to enhance the performance of your site. It has an excellent customer support and provides good value to your money. It is also equipped with amazing features that can help your business grow.

If you have a WordPress website, Bluehost is the best for you. The interface is user-friendly and has a reliable uptime in testing. Are you ready to level up the performance of your website? What are you waiting for? Try the features of Bluehost today!

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How to download YouTube videos on iPhone and Android?

Posted by Frederick Parker on

Youtube is an excellent tool for watching videos but what if you need to download them for offline use? Do you need to put some extra legwork if you want to watch those youtube videos without a wi-fi connection? Well, it’s a little tougher on the iPhone and includes various extra steps than Android, but it’s a lot safer. Although there’s only one Youtube-approved way to download videos legally, you can always use the free and safe third-party tools we have listed below. facil Here’s how you can download Youtube videos on iPhone and Android. We have saved the safest and only legal way for the end.

Let’s start with the simpler one – Android.

TubeMate Youtube Downloader

TubeMate is a free third-party app that lets you download Youtube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion videos for free instantly. Here’s how you can download youtube videos using TubeMate

1) It’s not available on Google Play store and needs to be downloaded from third-party websites as an APK file.

2) Open the app and search the video you are looking for. TubeMate features an online catalog of all videos on Youtube and other streaming services.

3) Tap the download button

4) Select the video quality and format.

5) Tap the red download button

6) Using the small download icon at the bottom of the app, you can find the downloaded video. Extract it to your device, rename it and delete it whenever you want.

Y2mate

Using Y2mate youtube downloader is an indirect method but you save yourself from the hassle of downloading an app from a third-party website. Y2mate is a website that lets you download videos from Youtube to your computer, after which you can transfer it to your Android device. You could also open the Y2mate website on your Android phone or tablet using a web browser like chrome.

1) Visit

2) Enter the URL of the youtube video or search for the video

3) Choose the video quality and tap on the download

4) If you are using a computer to download, select .mp4 format and save it to your computer.

5) Using a USB or third-party tools, transfer the youtube video to your Android device.

How to download Youtube videos on iPhone/iPad?

Here it gets trickier. You can use several software tools that runs on a computer or one that lets you download directly to the iPhone. Here are a few tools you an use for downloading youtube videos to your iphone.

  • ClipGrab – Free software to download videos to your computer. You have to then transfer files from the computer to your iPhone. Works with Windows, Mac and Linux
  • Replay Media Catcher – Paid software that again lets you download videos to your computer. It’s safer and works with Windows and Mac
  • Shortcuts – App that converts videos to MP4 files and downloads directly to iphone. Yes that’s right. You don’t need a computer here.

Shortcuts app

All thanks to a Reddit user, Varoeldurr who created several Siri Shortcuts including this app we are going to use. This app run on iOS 12 or above only so make sure you upgrade your iPhone or iPad to iOS 12 if you are not.

1) Download the shortcuts app from App store (you’d have it if you have used workflows)

2) Click on this page on your iPhone and tap Get Shortcut.

3) Tap the share button in any app

4) Swipe left on the bottom row of icons until you reach More. Tap on More button. In youtube, you’ll need to do this twice.

5) Turn on the switch next to shortcuts

6) Tap share while watching a Youtube video

7) Now, select Shortcuts

8) Tap download Youtube

9) The file will be downloaded

10) Click on Save to Photo Album

11) Your video is in the Photos App!

How to download Youtube videos on iPhone and Android legally?

And now, it’s time for the safest and the only legal way to download youtube videos. The only completely safe and legitimate way to download Youtube videos on iPhone or Android is with a Youtube Premium Subscription. Once you pay for the Youtube Premium, it would be a simple one-click download option for you. You can download the videos at a staggering 1080p resolution, an upgrade from 720p you get by using third-party tools. However, it would cost you $11.99 per month or $9.99 if you had Youtube Red subscription. The good news is you no longer need to sit thorugh the annoying Youtube ads waiting for the skip ad button to appear.

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How to Go Out and Have Fun without Going Broke

Posted by Frederick Parker on

Going to five bars in one night and buying drinks at each one can create a deficit in your wallet faster than people move from dancing to making out to sex in Berghain. Remember, every act done in order to save money is justifiable by the excuse, “Whatever- I’m a student, or, “Whatever – I have to work for my money,” or, “Whatever- my boyfriend/girlfriend/parents works hard for the money I spend.”

If money grew on trees perhaps humans would be more environmentally cautious and preservational about forests, which are all too rapidly dwindling. As the second contingency is dependent on a faulty first suggestion, it is really not going to help anyone. However, these tips about saving money when you go to party at night just might help you out a little bit.

The best resource for creating inebriation without causing irreparable monetary damage is home purchased alcohol. What better way to prepare for a night out then gathering all of your friends, each equipped with a nice bottle of wine, and playing drinking games for an hour before heading out for the night? This can be continued walking towards your destination or riding the S-Bahn, in fact right up until you reach the point of entry to your destination. Another option is to share a bottle and shots of Jaeger or some other drink of choice beforehand. Not only will you have such a buzz that you will not want to drink much more (hopefully,) but if you try that might just make you sick, which would also probably save some cash. Proceed to buy a drink in whatever place you visit, unless you already pay an entry fee in which case drinks are not necessitated, and you will have done your bank account a favor.

If you are bar or club hopping and need a pick-me-up between locations, stop at a local all-night Imbiss or train station kiosk for a little refreshment. More than you would pay in a grocery store for your drink, but far less than you would at a bar or club. Small enough bottles are sold that you should be able to find the right amount of liquid which you desire to imbibe. If you budget yourself, then you will force yourself into wiser money spending habits.

If this does not pan out, you can always resort to asking your bartender to go heavy on the alcohol. There is also the classic flirt-with-the-bartender-for-free-drinks ploy but that is never a guarantee, and indeed in busy places is scarcely possible, but is a classic nevertheless. This should be saved as a last resort, and can be substituted with flirting with another person in attendance at said soiree in order to lure them into buying you a drink. Your level of shamelessness is commensurate with your chances of receiving free drinks.

One of life’s pleasures is going out, but one of them is not going broke.

 

Ideas

Five Fun Shamrock Crafts for Kids

Posted by Frederick Parker on

I recently bought a big tube of green finger-paint. It's a good thing I did because St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner. A shamrock, or trifoliate plant, is the national emblem of Ireland. Shamrocks are easy and fun to create. These five shamrock crafts for kids are perfect for St. Patrick's Day.

Sponge Painting

For this craft, you will need green paint, scissors, sponges, paper and paper plates. Even toddlers can create some shamrocks with sponge painting. First, you can cut some sponges into the shape of a shamrock. Then, place washable green paint onto paper plates. For some contrast, use different shades of green. Before placing their sponge shamrock onto the paper, teach kids to blot excess paint onto an empty paper plate or napkin.

Thumbprint Shamrocks

Little thumbs, paper and a green stamp pad are all you need for this delightful craft. Since shamrocks have compound leaves, you need two thumbprints for each leaf. For each leaf, take the child's inked thumb and turn it slightly to the left. Then, turn the thumb to the right and make another thumb print. Repeat this process for all three leaves. After making the thumbprints, use a marker or some green glitter glue to make the stems. Afterwards, you can back the shamrocks with black construction paper.

Shimmering Shamrocks

This craft requires green sequins, glue, glitter glue and light blue paper. For each shamrock, you need to glue three sequins down (in a shamrock shape) so that the edges touch. Then, draw a stem for each shamrock. Repeat this process until you have sea of sequin shamrocks. If you don't have sequins, you could also use buttons. Your child could draw a rainbow and a pot of gold or a leprechaun to complete the picture.

Heart Shamrocks

I love crafts that only require paper, glue and scissors. For this project, have your child cut out three hearts. In order for the hearts to be congruent, layer three pieces of paper together and then cut out the hearts. Next, place the points of the hearts together to form a shamrock. Finally, cut out a stem and glue everything onto a piece of paper.

Glitter Shamrocks

In my experience, kids love shaking glitter over glue, pouring off the excess and then seeing a glittery masterpiece. The same goes for these glitter shamrocks. First, "draw" the shamrocks with some white school glue. Then, kids can shake glitter onto the drawing. Then, take it outside to shake off the excess. You can use green or gold glitter. Another idea to make five shamrocks and use glitter in a rainbow of colors.

These art projects were a success with my five-year-old daughter. I hope your kids will enjoy making these shamrocks crafts too!

 

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5 Fun Ways to Get Kids Interested in Gardening

Posted by Frederick Parker on

When I was a kid, I loved to head outside get dirty. I would dig holes, stomp in the mud, look for critters, and have a great time playing out in the garden. Kids and the outdoors are a natural fit, and it is going to be very easy to get your child excited about the fun of gardening. Listed below are five tips that get kids thrilled about heading outside for a garden adventure.

Tip #1: Pint Sized Tools

Digging holes and raking dirt are way more fun for kids when they have their own set of garden tools. Small shovels and rakes offer loads of fun for kids who may be too small to use adult sized garden implements, and the smaller tools can be found in just about any hardware store, or online at . Plus, when your child has his or her own set of tools, the gardening becomes less of a chore, and more of a fun opportunity to use the new “garden toys.”

Tip #2: Bring in the Critters

If you have kids who love bugs and other critters then gardening is the perfect place for them to explore the butterflies, ladybugs, frogs, birds, and creepy crawlies that live in the garden. Include a bird bath and frog habitats to attract entertaining critters. Want to take it a step further? Plants like dill and dandelion draw in ladybugs, while wild rose and marigold bring in butterflies. Check out Farmer Fred’s website and for a complete list of plants that will attract desirable bugs into your garden.

Tip #3: Garden Arts and Crafts

If you have a kid who loves arts and crafts, have him or her color some cute garden tags for each of the plants in the garden, keep a vibrant garden journal, or make some colorful pouches for storing seeds. Kids can also help make stick tepees for climbing vines, or help design the layout of the garden – I used to love to help draw the plan for my dad’s garden!

Tip #4: Instant Gratification

Nothing gets a child more excited about gardening that being able to enjoy the bounty that a garden can provide. Have your child help harvest vegetables, cut flowers, or plant blooming annuals so that he or she can enjoy the immediate benefits of the garden rather than just the “work” that goes into planting seeds. Meanwhile, get your child excited about planting and sprouting with the classic Lima bean experiment as detailed on the Utah Education Network website.

Tip #5: Choose Your Plants Wisely

My kids love being able to help grow something that eventually winds up on the dinner table. The look of enthusiasm and pride in their eyes as they set the veggies out is priceless! Children also like the unusual, so anytime you have the opportunity to plant strange looking plants, kids will almost always gravitate towards them. Last, but not least, one of my favorite things to do in the garden when I was a kid was to hide under the huge tomato and bush bean plants – It was like having my own, organic fort! So, if you can, try to put in a few “fort” plantings for your kids. Just make sure, with any of the plants that you put in your garden, that they are non-toxic.