Archive for the ‘General Moosings’ Category


How FatCow Does Dedicated Servers

September 22nd, 2014

Tweet Three types of hosting exist: Shared hosting, virtual private servers and dedicated servers. They each provide increasing levels of independence and customization. But first…what are servers? Servers are powerful computers where websites live. Are you still awake? Yeah, we realize that thinking of it this way can seem boring. The good thing is, the FatCow […]

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Monetize Your Website with FatCow’s Affiliate Program

September 15th, 2014

Tweet Affiliate programs are not the most exciting topic in the world. That’s why we tried to lighten things up by naming ours the “Moo Money Affiliate Program.” That may not be enough to make the sign-up process fun. But keep in mind these programs are meant to help you make some extra money. And that’s always fun. This […]

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How to Set Up WordPress

August 30th, 2014

Tweet The ease of use and incredible power, enhanced by a wide variety of plugins, make WordPress a popular choice for all kinds of sites. Whether you’re running a business or just a blog, WordPress has the tools you need. We have a lot of information about how to use WordPress with FatCow. And setting it up is […]

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How do I update my billing information?

August 22nd, 2014

Tweet Credit and debit cards expire. You change banks. You move from one city to another. There are many reasons why you may have to update your billing information. None of them are “You know what sounds like fun? Updating my billing information!” We’ll do our best in this article to turn down the boring […]

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FatCow Is Proud To Be Green!

August 14th, 2014

Tweet Here at FatCow we realize how important it is to live an eco-friendly lifestyle, which is why all websites hosted with us are completely powered by wind energy. In fact, for each kWh of energy used to power your website,  FatCow buys twice that amount in Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), offsetting your site’s energy […]

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How do I configure Outlook?

August 11th, 2014

Tweet There are about 515 million results when you search Google for “how to have fun.” It’s safe to say that “configuring Microsoft Outlook” isn’t on any of those lists or how-to articles. Whether you are setting up a new computer at home or dealing with a hard-to-reach IT department, chances are you’ll eventually find […]

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Getting Started With FTP Settings

August 4th, 2014

Tweet Maybe you haven’t had to bother with FTP settings yet. And you just want someone to tell you what the heck they’re about. Or maybe you’re reading this with an FTP program open in another window of your computer – so you need to learn about its magic, pronto. Here’s what it’s about: An […]

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Solving Common Password Woes

July 28th, 2014

Tweet If you’re looking to change your password, keep in mind that FatCow places the security of your account above all else. We provide options for setting a secure password, retrieving a lost password and establishing a security question. If you adhere to these requirements, you’ll have a strong password and your account will be […]

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What does Retina Display Mean for Web Design?

November 4th, 2013

Tweet There has been a lot of talk about Retina displays in the web design community recently, but what does it all mean. Here is a brief summary: The Good: We can now see Robert Pattinson or Mila Kunis in all their glory. The Bad: Those who don’t change their approach to web design risk […]

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How to Create a Web Design that Builds Trust

October 21st, 2013

Tweet If Billy the Kid (the American outlaw who lived in the late 1800s) or others like him lived today they’d probably be spammers or malware spreaders instead of robbers and gunslingers. Why? The Internet is a lot like the Wild West of the 21st century. It’s a place with honest businesses, crooks, great brands […]

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