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Does Google limit which WordPress Plugins I can install?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

No. Unlike other WordPress Cloud Hosting Providers such as wpEngine who use Amazon’s Network and who often configure shared web servers, Google doesn’t limit you from using any WordPress Plugins you wish to install. Here is a long list of some of the most popular plugins you can’t use when using wpEngine.com: wpEngine.com Disallowed WordPress Plugins In contrast, Google doesn’t place any limitation since it’s your own web server. You’re free to use any plugin you want. In fact, we encourage you to use WordFence, […]

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Can I use the Wordfence Plugin using Google Cloud?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yes. Unlike other WordPress Cloud Hosting Providers who prevent you from using WordFence, Google doesn’t. The reason many if not all Cloud Hosting Providers prohibit some WordPress plugin, is because you’re actually being hosted on a shared Cloud environment. All of their customers are sharing the same resources of a particular web server. Plugins like WordFence have real time features which can be CPU intensive. Google on the other hand doesn’t prohibit which plugin you can use because it’s your own dedicated server. You control […]

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Can I host multiple websites on my web server?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yes. That’s the beauty of having your own dedicated web server hosted on Google’s Cloud Platform. In fact, we even provide a perpetual SSL certificate at no cost for each website we migrate to your dedicated web server for you. You’re not billed for each website but rather for your dedicated web server – what Google calls your VM Instance. Google bills you monthly based on the configuration of your web server and for the amount of time it’s running. This cost is about $40.00 […]

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Would being hosted by Google give me better search engine ranking?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yes and no. That’s too vague of a question. Being hosted with Google Cloud Platform and having your own dedicated web server will give your website the fastest response time possible, but better Google search ranking also depends on your website content. It also depends on whether or not you’re taking advantage of using browser cache leveraging and if you have an SSL certificate. Always start with speed, scalability, and reliability. Allowing us to migrate your WordPress website to Google Cloud Platform provides you with […]

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What is WordPress migration?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

In order to migrate your WordPress website to your own dedicated web server hosted with Google, we start by creating a backup of your current website. As part of your one-time $99.00 migration fee, we install a WordPress plugin called Backupbuddy. Backupbuddy is one of the most popular WordPress plugins available today and used to backup and restore WordPress websites. Once we have a backup of your website, we then restore your website to your new dedicated web server hosted on Google’s Cloud. Our engineers […]

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