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How to set up 301 Redirects in WordPress

How to set up 301 Redirects in WordPress

If you have recently migrated your site or changed your URLs, 301 redirects in WordPress are useful to avoid a decrease in visitors. When you migrate your website, transfer the site to HTTPS or SSL, or redesign your site in a way that changes URLs, permalinks or slug structure, your old site version with display […]

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Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

According to WordPress statistics, over 74 million websites and blogs are hosted by WordPress. If you want a WordPress site, there are two types of hosting options available for you. You can host your website directly through WordPress yourself or you can choose managed WordPress hosting with a web hosting provider. HostAfrica offers managed WordPress […]

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Moving WordPress – the best plugins to use

Moving WordPress – the best plugins to use

Moving WordPress  In our previous Host Africa WordPress article, we discussed the MANUAL procedure for moving your WordPress site. In this article, we will take a look at a few plugins which make the process much smoother, easier and less error-prone. There are plenty of plugins, both free and paid. We will focus more on […]

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Moving WordPress safely

Moving WordPress safely

Moving WordPress  At HostAfrica, besides our normal cool web hosting packages, we have some great WordPress hosting options. In this guide, we would like to help you make the move to HostAfrica a lot smoother. Moving WordPress can be a massive headache if not done correctly. If you are not keen on using a plugin to help […]

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WordPress – Some good tutorials

WordPress – Some good tutorials

As we have now started a WordPress only hosting package at HostAfrica, I thought I would put together a few links to some WordPress tutorials on the web. WordPress tutorials for beginners A beginner’s guide to creating a WordPress website This complete guide to creating your first WordPress site is a great place to start if […]

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WordPress hosting – our new product

WordPress hosting – our new product

When you’re hunting for a home, you pay a lot of attention to the neighbourhood. You want to make sure it’s safe, has good schools, and that your guests won’t be too scared (or ashamed) to visit. Unfortunately, we don’t put nearly as much effort into our virtual premises. Your online residence needs to be […]

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