Articles tagged as ‘Hosting’

Who Offers the Best WordPress Hosting?

For any business or website, choosing the right host is an important decision. However, when you’re using WordPress to power your website there are some additional decisions that need to be made, including whether managed WordPress hosting is the best option for you. In this article we’ll look at some of the things you need to consider when choosing a host for a WordPress-based site, as well as some basic categories of hosts.

Whenever you’re looking at different hosts and comparing various plans, it’s important to remember that no hosting environment is perfect for every website. Different types of sites have different needs, and the budgets also will vary. So keep in mind the specifics of your site in order to find the best option for you.

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How to Choose a Basic Web Hosting Provider

Hosting is something that every website needs, but no one really enjoys shopping for it. With thousands of hosts to choose from it can easily become overwhelming if you don’t know what you should be looking for. It’s also a decision that you’ll want to get right, because changing hosts can be a cumbersome experience with some websites.

Every website is unique and will have its own needs. Web hosting is not a one-size-fits-all solution, so you’ll need to know what is important for your website in order to find the best host for you. For the purposes of this article we’ll be looking at the subject from a perspective of a typical small business that needs a basic shared hosting provider. High-traffic websites or those with unique or specific demands may need to go with a VPS (Virtual Private Server) or a dedicated server. Most of the principles that we’ll cover in this article will still apply when shopping for a VPS or dedicated server, but we’re specifically focusing on basic shared hosting here.

If you’re looking for a host, what factors should you consider? Let’s take a look.

At the end of this article you’ll find a chart that can be very helpful for comparing some of the leading hosts.

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Save 20% on Your First 12 Months of Hosting with Eleven2!

Every website needs quality, affordable hosting. We’re happy to announce that our host, Eleven2, is offering a 20% discount for the first twelve months on new plans with the promo code “vandelay” (please continue reading for details)!

Several months ago we posted a few coupon codes that would save you some money on the first month of a hosting account with Eleven2, and a number of readers took advantage of that promo. That offer drew enough response that we thought that this deal is certainly worth mentioning. We use Eleven2 ourselves and we frequently recommend them to our clients as well (we’ve written a more detailed review of Eleven2 if you are interested).

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Save Up to 99% on Hosting with Eleven2!

Last year we moved our site to Eleven2 and we’ve been very pleased with their reliability and customer service. Today we’re excited to let you know that if you are looking for a new host, Eleven2 has offers that will save you some money!

Here are two coupon codes that can be entered when signing up for hosting services with Eleven2:

  • 25offeleven2 – Enter this code to save 25% on your first payment of any payment term. The promotion is valid on all shared, reseller and cloud hosting packages.
  • firstmonth99off – Enter this code to save 99% on your first month’s payment of a shared hosting account.

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My First Impressions of Amazon S3

A few months ago I was looking into a variety of hosting options before launching DesignM.ag and Amazon S3 stood out as an attractive option for hosting the images used on the site. If you’re not familiar with Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3), it “is designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers.”A growing number of websites and blogs are using S3 to host media files and for server backups, and ultimately I felt that it was a great way to reduce the burden on the server of the host by storing images on a separate server. S3 is an attractive option because it is low cost (particularly in comparison to hosting overage charges) and very flexible. Once you open an account you can upload as little or as much as you want, and you only pay for what you use.

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Review of Host Gator's Web Hosting Services

Every business that maintains a website is faced with the challenge of finding reliable website hosting at an affordable price. There are so many competitors in the hosting industry and so many different options that sorting it all out can be overwhelming. Sometimes the most helpful information is to find out how a host’s customers […]

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Choosing a Website Hosting Company

There are a number of important factors to consider when deciding on a web hosting company. 1 – Price – Web hosting services come in all different prices, including free. While free hosting may sound tempting, it’s not a good idea for any business that takes its website seriously. Using a free hosting service will […]

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