Getting Your Feet Wet with the WordPress Dashboard

You need to build a website, and you’ve heard WordPress is the way to go. You get WordPress installed on either your Namecheap Stellar shared hosting account, or your EasyWP managed WordPress hosting account. What’s next? In this article, we’ll dig around under the hood and explain the basics behind what WordPress is and how … Continue reading Getting Your Feet Wet with the WordPress Dashboard

Statement on the Namecheap Outage, November 13th

No company likes an outage. At Namecheap, we do everything in our power to maximise availability and uptime, while minimizing downtime because we understand the disruption it causes to you and your business. What happened on November 13 Unfortunately on November 13, at approximately 5 AM UTC, we experienced a major outage caused by a … Continue reading Statement on the Namecheap Outage, November 13th

A Managed WordPress Plan to Suit All Needs

Great news! We now offer a selection of different managed WordPress plans on EasyWP, our Managed WordPress Hosting service. We have added 2 additional plans to suit the needs of larger or busier WordPress websites and these are available to buy now. We designed EasyWP to deliver outstanding value to our customers. EasyWP is a … Continue reading A Managed WordPress Plan to Suit All Needs

What’s the Big Deal about Gutenberg?

Gutenberg: the biggest name in WordPress right now. No, not Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of movable type that led to a printing revolution in 15th century Europe. When we say Gutenberg, we mean the upcoming WordPress version 5.0 release. In anticipation of this change, we dug into what Gutenberg will mean to WordPress users and … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal about Gutenberg?

How to Keep Business Up During Seasonal Slowdowns

While the festive season is certainly the busiest time of year, for solopreneurs and the like, this can often result in a noticeable slowing down in terms of projects, gigs, or jobs coming in. This all being said, how do you keep your solo business efforts chugging along and your end-of-year targets met when the … Continue reading How to Keep Business Up During Seasonal Slowdowns

Why a Day Job (or Two) is Good for Your Career

Earlier this year, The Daily Mail published an article revealing that Geoffrey Owens, an actor best known for his role on the hit series “The Cosby Show,” was working a menial supermarket job. The intent of this article was, no doubt, to stir up a minor scandal around the once-famous actor’s current state: “how awful … Continue reading Why a Day Job (or Two) is Good for Your Career

Namecheap Acquires Launchaco Website Builder

We are thrilled to announce that Namecheap has acquired Launchaco, a website builder platform that makes launching a site a seamless process. Launchaco allows for the creation of beautiful, clean websites that are also optimized for mobile. We loved the simplicity that the product brings to the creation of websites, and believe that the expertise … Continue reading Namecheap Acquires Launchaco Website Builder

Rev up Your Blog Comments with Jetpack

One of the first plugins that WordPress users tend to install is Jetpack, which is made by Automattic, the company that also brings you WordPress.com. Jetpack is sort of a ‘plugin of plugins’ with features covering promoting, designing, managing and securing your blog. Included in Jetpack is Jetpack Comments, which lets site visitors leave a … Continue reading Rev up Your Blog Comments with Jetpack