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Proxy providers under scrutiny in the first-of-its-kind market research report

Proxy service review site Proxyway.com assessed nine leading proxy providers in a first global proxy provider research report. The report finds that two providers clearly lead the market in terms of performance and customer support, while the largest provider currently lags behind in every metric apart from marketing efforts. This month, Proxyway concluded dozens of tests on the leading proxy providers globally, testing their performance, speed and connection quality, as well as marketing efforts throughout 2018. The report marks the first comprehensive evaluation of the proxy industry to date. The review site’s report reveals the strengths and limitations of the test subject’s networks, and, most importantly, provides valuable insights about the key proxy service providers out there.

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eSports Poised to Surpass $1 Billion Revenue Mark as Upward Climb Continues

As a newer form of both professional-level entertainment and competition, eSports are often underestimated. Especially the case with those unfamiliar with the gaming industry, those on the outside often display shock at finding the occasional game even been shown on major television channels, and this popularity is only growing. While in some countries, like South Korea, major eSports tournaments (먹튀검증) have long-held national recognition and acclaim, it is only just now that the rest of the world is following suit. So, just how large has this industry become, and how do we know it is more than just a flash in the pan? Breaking billions A recent report from market research firm Newzoo has revealed that current trends predict 2019 eSports revenue streams to reach $1.1 billion. Having already cashed in $865.1 million in 2018, this would mark a 27.1% increase in a single year of growth. Accounting for this rapid growth, in terms of player engagement, is the increasing familiarity with which the younger generations have with digital gaming. Those of us now in our 30s have grown up with gaming as a major part of our entertainment and social lives, driving us to higher levels of engagement than…

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How I migrated Drupal Forum replies to WordPress. Part 2

In the first part, we have reached the point where users and forum topics are imported. There are no forum replies yet. Before we start playing with MySQL part make a backup of the whole WordPress database if you break something. And you should be at least a bit comfortable with SQL. Considering myself, I know just basics of SQL syntax, the other part is the logic and browsing internet if stuck. My SQL statements are straightforward using only insert, select, where statements. These are the most basic query structure elements and not always the most optimally used. But the logic behind is most apparent. Next part is to take care of the Drupal database source. If your Drupal database is on the same server, you can perform queries directly from it and this is how I’ve done this. But this adds keep off the track while writing queries. You have to include database name before tables when writing queries. I recommend copying required Drupal tables into the WordPress database – the names should not interfere. For this, you should export each table individually. There is a convenient menu in phpMyAdmin. All you need is to select the desired table…

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How I migrated Drupal website to WordPress. Part 1

Moving the Drupal website to WordPress is a hot topic online. There are lots of requests and interest in easy transition methods, but the reality is somewhat different. In fact, you get stuck with your own problems unless you are willing to pay for third party help. If you have a corporate website and want a smooth transition without getting hands dirty by figuring out all the nifty details, then the paid option is the way to go. If you need to transition a hobby website then there is a dilemma how to proceed. And you may even think about staying with Drupal before making a move. The motivation First of all, you may ask why to move from Drupal to another content management system (CMS). In fact, Drupal CMS is a great platform where you can set up almost everything you need. It already comes with lots of flexibility and options that you can use right away. This website was created by me more than 11 years ago. The initial system was Drupal 5.x which seemed pretty attractive and WordPress looked pretty modest in the time. I loved the flexibility which allowed to build most of the required things…

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Top 5 Most Popular Mobile App Payment Gateways

Secure and dependable payment is crucial when it comes to running an ecommerce business. Both customers and business owners want to be sure the deal will go through safely and quickly. Luckily, the payment gateway solutions market has dozens of options to offer. In this post, we’ll go through the 5 most popular gateway payment tools with mobile SDKs so that you can make up your mind as to which of those you should use for your business. 1. PayPal The list of payment getaways starts with PayPal. For dozens of years, it’s been a top solution in online payments. There’s a reason for such wide support – PayPal covers 190 countries, with 26 currencies, and 5 credit card types. The gateway offers a range of services for both personal and business use.

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Get Serious About User Experience with These 4 Web Design DIY Tips

With WordPress making up over 25 percent of all websites on the internet, creating and launching a site for a business has been simplified. In a few hours, you can take your business idea to the market. But not all websites are the same. The implementation of powerful user experience has become a must in today’s digital world. “Digital user experience encompasses all aspects of a person’s interaction with your web or mobile site including behavior, actions, perceptions and satisfaction,” Casey Weisbach of Forbes said. “Putting an emphasis on user experience will not only benefit your customers but will consequently deliver results for your company.” So you need a thorough process of evaluating the problems, and the best suggestion is to hire a UX designer who can tell you what’s going to do to your web site.  If you want to maximize your website design efforts and net more traffic and conversions, you need to consider user experience when your site is under development. Even if you have an existing WordPress website online, leveraging user experience can have a profound effect on your bottom line. The following four web design DIY tips can serve as your quick guide to net…

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Tips on Promoting Your Website

When starting an online business, the first thing that should come to your mind is creating a website. However, clicking that publishes button and launching your website is not nearly enough. You need to get out there and promote it to spread the word out by following a series of well-orchestrated steps that will lead you to reach your target audience. Today there are more than 1.8 billion websites, and there is a big chance your website might get lost between them without proper advertising and promotion. Achieving all that does not happen overnight, you need to be strategic and patient by considering the following tips: Register your domain name If you want to appear professional, you need to register your domain name and have a self-hosted website. It should be your first step after deciding to start a website for your business. This will also help with your credibility and authenticity. Your domain name should be unique and relevant to your business.

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How Much Hosting Power is Enough for Your Website?

While every website has different needs in terms of space and power requirements, there are some general guidelines that can help you determine the right hosting plan for your site. When looking at web hosting plans you will want to make sure the host’s bandwidth, allowable storage space, speed, and optimization all align with your needs. After considering the various factors that play a role in your website’s needs you will be able to choose the best hosting plan for your specific site. The Speed of Your Web Host It’s important to choose a web host with fast connections so that your users never have to wait more than a second or two for the pages on your site to load. Most hosts will advertise what speeds they are capable of providing, so look for server-speed stats either on the host’s sign up sheet or through third-party web host speed comparison charts.

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4 Key Steps to Start Optimizing a Website and Boost Russian SEO

If you’re looking to tap into the Russian market by boosting your Russian SEO performance then you need to start thinking about how to go about it. Unlike the SEO that you may be used to (which mainly focuses on Google), Russian SEO is an entirely different kettle of fish and much of the Russian language traffic revolves around a search engine known as Yandex. To start optimizing your website so that you can improve your Russian SEO, you need to take a few key steps when you first get started: Get the language correct While this should go without saying, there are a surprising number of websites that rely on machine based translations (i.e. Google translate) for languages other than English – and that is going to work against you in a big way if it’s the case. Not only is the wording important, but the grammar plays a huge role too especially when it comes to syntax-based results. By working with native Russian speakers and translators to get the language right on your website, you can be assured that you will rank properly on Yandex.

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