Travel-Net Customers are Welcome at Alternative Hosting

    We are sad to hear of Travel-Net closing shop in Ottawa. Travel-Net customers are welcome to move their web hosting over to Alternative Hosting. We are offering a Free Month of hosting to assist in the transition, simply use discount code “TRAVEL-NET” on check out. We offer Free CloudFlare and Free SSL certificates for all […]

    Supporting Our Community

    Alternative Hosting believes in giving back to our community. As such, we are pleased to support the following community groups, artists and performers in the Ottawa area, by providing free web hosting: Rockalily Burlesque Love, Make, Share We are also proud to sponsor the following special events: Ottawa Burlesque Festival Mancunicon, Eastercon 2016 Do you […]

    Ottawa Burlesque Festival

    Alternative Hosting is proud to support the Ottawa Burlesque Festival, September 19 – 21!  In addition to domain name registration and DNS hosting for the festival, Alternative Hosting also offers free web hosting to some of the shows’ local performers. Alternative Hosting is also home to some of the out of town performers as well, […]

    Alternative Hosting is now a CloudFlare Certified Partner

    How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site This is a guest post written and contributed by CloudFlare.  CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with Alternative Hosting! If you haven’t heard […]

    New Domain Registration Site

    Today we have launched out new Domain Registration site, Alternative Domains. We offer over 225 domain options and our inventory of top level domains is growing each week! Prices start at just $12 for .com domains.

    Our WordCamp Ottawa Presentations

    Our WordCamp Ottawa 2014 presentations are now on SlideShare. Creating Child Themes in WordPress Getting Setup with Hosting and WordPress Setting Up a WordPress Development Environment


    As we announced on Facebook on April 8th, our servers were patched immediately for this exploit. Post by Alternative Hosting.

    New Server, New Datacenter

    Today, Alternative Hosting completed the migration to our new hosting server in the hotly anticipated Toronto datacenter. This move provides us with faster access to the Canadian market, while maintaining our centralized location in North America.

    Setting Up a WordPress Development Environment

    Are you a WordPress user, designer or developer? Ever wanted to check a template change before going live with it on your website? Here’s how to set-up a virtual WordPress Development Environment: Development Environment

    Our new Support Tool

    Our new Windows support tool has been uploaded to our servers. You can download it here! This tool will add an icon to your system tray which quickly and easily grants you access to our support team. Try it out today! New Updated version as of December 2, 2014!