Pinching Pennies: 3 Cheap Website Hosting Sites for Mac

Written by MacHighway Team on March 14, 2019

So you’re trying to take your website live. That’s great for your online presence, but not so great for your wallet. As you’re probably well aware, web hosting costs a ton of money. Companies often take advantage of the fact that most people don’t know the first thing about web hosting.

Without naming names, there are a few large hosting companies that capture business because of name recognition alone. To put it another way, people use them because they think they

Continue Reading


The Top 5 FTP Clients for Mac OS X

Written by MacHighway Team on March 12, 2019

You finally had the courage to sign up with a web host and make the website of your dreams. But there’s a problem. Your new server is located hundreds of miles away.

How could you possibly move your computer files to the server hosting your website?

Last week we discussed IMAP and POP3 for email clients, but this is where File Transfer Protocol (or FTP) comes in.

While sipping your morning coffee with your Mac computer in tow, you can use FTP clients to interact with your

Continue Reading


The Best Sites for Mac Web Hosting: Our Guide

Written by MacHighway Team on March 10, 2019

Apple accounts for almost 10% of PC usage throughout the globe, and is gradually increasing its market share.

With that in mind, it stands to reason there would be a significant demand for mac website hosting. However, a quick Google search will reveal that true mac web hosting solutions are limited to specialist providers that are few and far between.

Read on to learn more about web hosting for Macintosh and the best providers in our extensive guide.

What Is Apple Web Hosting?

There are a couple of specialist providers that do

Continue Reading


Automate It Already! How to Use a CDN on Your Website

Written by MacHighway Team on March 8, 2019

Learning how to use a CDN can make a huge difference for your website and your business.

If you own a website, speed matters. People expect a website to load in 3 seconds or less. If it takes between 5-7 seconds, you’re losing your audience. You’re losing potential newsletter sign-ups and potential sales.

Not to mention that search engines take site speed into account when figuring out search results.

Making a couple of simple changes to your site can help you speed it up.

Continue Reading


Mac Mail, Personalized: How to Access Mac Os X Email from Your Own Domain Name

Written by MacHighway Team on March 6, 2019

There are many reasons for using a custom email address from your domain name. But it won’t do you any good if you can’t connect it to an email application.

We put together this simple guide to help you access your custom email address through Mac Mail.

As you’ll see, it’s easy to set up, and once you’re done, it will be easy to access your custom email inbox whenever you want.

Keep reading to find out how to set up your custom domain with Mac

Continue Reading


How to Use Weebly to Design a Site on a Mac: The Best Web Design Software

Written by MacHighway Team on March 4, 2019

As of the writing of this post, there are nearly two billion websites on the internet. That’s one website for every four people on the planet.

If you want to attract visitors to your site you need to build a website that’s attractive, easy to navigate, and mobile-responsive.

And if you don’t have much experience with web design, you might end up designing a website that looks a little bit like this.

Lucky for you, there is a web design software that can allow you to create a

Continue Reading


Why cPanel Works Great for Mac OS X Users

Written by MacHighway Team on March 2, 2019

While some companies handle their own hosting, many more realize the benefits of hiring hosting providers to handle the heavy lifting.

When you consider using cPanel for Mac, you’re able to unlock the power of OS X and combine it with the ease of using cPanel. The two tools work so well together that millions of users around the globe rave about how great their hosting is when they plug cPanel into their Mac.

Here are five reasons why it’s a great solution for

Continue Reading


Mac-Friendly Web Hosting Defined: Who to Trust and Where to Host

Written by MacHighway Team on February 28, 2019

While there are millions of developers and purists who might argue against it, there’s no doubt that Mac is the ideal development environment for lots of users. Finding the right Mac-friendly web hosting environment is a challenge but if you can find one, your development and hosting can work more seamlessly. Knowing who to trust and where to host your site is tough, but there are still plenty of options.

Here is everything you need to know about hosting when you’re a

Continue Reading


How to Register a Domain Name on Your Mac

Written by MacHighway Team on February 26, 2019

You’re ready to create an awesome — and seriously profitable — website.

But you can’t do it without claiming your domain name first.

The only thing stopping you from making your dream website a reality? The fact that you have absolutely no idea how to find and claim a domain name in the first place.

In this post, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about registering a domain name on your Mac.

We’ll also fill you in on why a domain name is so

Continue Reading


What’s the Difference Between IMAP and POP3 Email?

Written by MacHighway Team on February 19, 2019

Today, 55.1% of the global population are internet users. That represents a whopping 1,066% increase from 2000!

In 2017, there were 3.7 billion email users, each of whom owned an average of 1.70 accounts. That’s 6.29 billion email accounts in total.

These accounts sent and received an estimated 269 billion daily email messages. That’s about 98.185 trillion emails for the entire year!

It’s all thanks to IMAP and POP3, two of the most common email protocols, that we have this way of communicating.

If you’ll set up

Continue Reading