The Top 17 WordPress Plugins for Your Website

There are a tremendous number of WordPress plugins available that can provide just about any imaginable function and service for your website. At UKHost4U, we not only provide comprehensive web hosting but also make it our business to stay atop the latest plugins for WordPress and other online utilities. Whether you are looking to boost […]

What an SSL Certificate is and Why You Need One

In its purest sense, an SSL certificate is a form of identification for your website that provides a certain amount of information and, more importantly, establishes that it is secure. By having a certificate, your site becomes more trustworthy to search engines, users, and the rest of the internet. Not only are there visual indicators […]

What Is a Domain Name?

To create a website, you need to create and register a domain. A domain name is a web address that you type into a web browser to access a website. Domain registration is a very easy process. When you register a domain name, it is unique to you and yours to keep for as long […]

Legacy Hosting Price Increase

We wish to notify customers that from 1st of March 2020 we are adjusting prices for customers still on our old, legacy hosting plans. Specifically, the Budget, Basic, Advanced and Business hosting plans that were previously charged at £29.99, £39.99, £69.99 and £99.99 respectively. This does not affect anyone on our newer hosting plans purchased […]

What Does It Cost To Host A WordPress Site?

WordPress is a brilliant platform for building a website. It started as a simple blogging platform but has grown into a complete Content Management System, with which you can build virtually any site you like. Portfolios, forums, e-commerce sites… You name it. Best of all, WordPress is an open-source software and is completely free to […]

What Is Web Hosting? (And Why Do I Need It?)

Registering a domain name is the first box you need to tick if you want to set up a website for your business. However, by itself, a domain name does not enable you to build a website. To build a website, you also need web hosting. What is Web Hosting? A web host is how […]

Website Design – Build Your Own or Hire a Professional?

Now that you’ve purchased a domain name, signed up for web hosting and linked the two things together, all that’s left to do is build your website. You’re potentially just a few days away from launching your website to the world. These are exciting times. You’re probably itching to get started. But hold on a […]

What is Web Hosting with cPanel?

The first thing you need to know about cPanel is it’s intended to make controlling and managing your hosted space on the web easier. We say “space” because the functionality it provides extends beyond your website and domain. It enables you to do so much more, like perform backups, manage files and setup email, using a […]

15 Web Hosting Acronyms You Need to Know

In any business or industry, there are important terms and pieces of technical jargon that you need to know in order to succeed. While some people can see acronyms as esoteric gateways that make it difficult to get into a particular field, ultimately, they are just ways to communicate in a shared lexicon. When it […]