We have been helping businesses and organizations with their hosting and website development for over ten years. We understand the typical pitfalls that can plague a WordPress installation if it doesn't get the attention it needs.
Steam Hosting develops great looking websites coupled with a rock solid web hosting service. We use WordPress to provide our clients a robust, easy to use content management solution. In addition to that, we now make all of our sites "responsive", meaning your website will look great on just about any device (Smartphone/Tablet/Desktop).
WordPress is the industry standard content management solution with over 27% of the websites on the Internet powered by it. Some of the largest brands in the world (such as Sony, Best Buy, UPS, Pepsi, and General Electric) use WordPress in some capacity.
WordPress is very easy to use. You can update and add pages to your website easily. You can add new pages to your site’s navigation, or remove old ones. You can upload photos or documents and attach them to your pages with ease. WordPress gives you a wealth of control over your site and allows you to manage your website’s content.
Every page in WordPress can have its own meta tag keywords, description, and title. This allows you to do very in-depth search engine optimization (SEO) in-house. The code generated by WordPress is simple and clean and it is easily indexed by the search engines.
WordPress offers over 25,000 plugins that can extend WordPress to do almost anything. By having this huge library at our disposal, we can implement simple to complex features and systems into your website without programming them from the ground-up.
The hosting of a website is often the forgotten or overlooked piece in the puzzle. Perhaps the reason is because hosting is not a tangible product that you can touch or see, but is actually a service. There are vast differences between the different types of hosting available either on the open market or that which is provided by a development firm.
We do not resell hosting from a budget provider. We run our own dedicated servers with the needs of our clients in mind. Our clients can rest assured that their website and data is backed up every single day. In fact, we back them up twice every day! We do daily local backups as well as nightly offline backups to ensure our clients' data is safe.
Hosting is an aspect in the web industry where corners are often cut to reduce overhead. We feel it is vitally important, and as a result, we have spent significant time refining our services and making sure they live up to expectations.
If you need your website content updated we are happy to help you at our hourly rate*. Please contact us.
When a new version of WordPress is released we will update it for you. We do the same for plug-ins and we even run diagnostics after all updates to check for potential problems.
*Our hourly rate is $90/hr. billed to the nearest 15 minute mark.
PC sales are in decline for the first time in many years - and mobile device sales are rapidly on the rise. Because of these trends we can no longer assume your customers are looking at your website on a desktop monitor or laptop. It is more important than ever to make your website mobile-friendly. We design our WordPress themes to be “responsive”, which means your site will automatically adjust to fit the device viewing it.
Going with a responsive design may be the most cost effective way to go mobile. As the mobile market has grown, businesses have spent significant money investing in mobile websites or apps to go along with the website they already had. This often would result in a cost increases in both maintenance and development because of the difficulty in keeping up with the ever changing amount of devices, screen sizes, and possible orientations. With responsive design, we build one website that encompasses all devices on all platforms.
Side effects include being blacklisted by Google and other search engines, possibly distributing malicious software to your customers and even to yourself, or your site may be used to advertise embarrassing subject matter. Focusing on prevention is important, but so is having a recovery plan.
With Steam Hosting, our Host Intrusion Detection System monitors your site at all times for malicious activity. We back your site up every single day and store an encrypted copy off-site with a 14-day retention period, so you have a road to recovery should your site be breached.
Over the years, a lot of "malware removal" business models have popped up on the web. These companies exist because your average hosting provider will either not help you if your site becomes infected or they will offer to sell you software that may or may not restore your site to a clean state. Rarely will they enlist an expert to fully inspect your site, clean it, and monitor it afterwards for signs of re-infection.
In the event that your site does become infected with malware, we will help you... please contact us.
Owners Luke Hansey and Ken Davenport have been developing and hosting websites together for over 18 years. In 2006 they ventured out on their own and formed Steam Hosting. Through this company they have designed and developed top-notch websites, customized web servers specifically for WordPress-powered website hosting, and have been providing an unmatched quality of customer service to their clients.
Stellar customer service has, and always will be, our top priority. We invite you to host your website with us and experience the difference in the responsive customer service that we can provide you.
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