Webhosting - Who's good?

Discussion in 'Tech' started by msgwtco, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. msgwtco

    msgwtco Divides by Zero

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    I need a reccomendation for a cheap but good webhost to host a small business website. Shouldn't be more than 500MB but i know a lot of places give you more.

    I need something for around $10 a month
  2. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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  3. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    If you don't mind some nitty gritty you should check out Webfaction. They are really inexpensive for what they offer, but have robust and solid services. You get the options and potential of a vps with the security and price of shared hosting. Their support is awesome as well.
  4. Sparky

    Sparky ¿sdooɥʍ

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    I worked my way through each tier of 1and1's hosting and had little trouble. Assuming you're not raping their database servers like I was, one of the cheaper packages will suit your needs just fine.
  5. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    After some issues with their domain services I am not a fan of 1and1 and would not recommend them to anyone. Honestly for the price, the service, and everything Webfaction is the best host I have found.
  6. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    I've never had an issue with GoDaddy. I just started using them again for a local PC repair business I've opened in Austin, TX (recently moved), and the only issue I can find is no root access in SSH. But even then, it's not a huge deal just to run a website.

    That, and their pricing is extremely competitive.
  7. ThatHideousStrength

    ThatHideousStrength Junior Member

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    1and1 are assholes. I asked to cancel my services and they refused to for some hazy reason. Then they sent it to collections for like 20 bucks. I never paid and I got it off my record. Fucking pricks.
  8. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    I'm with them now and dreading cancelling, yours is not the only story like that I've heard. The service has been OK, and the price at the time was good.
  9. chapel

    chapel Jolly Bolly Fo-Folly Staff Member

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    Godaddy is pretty cheap, but for the same price as their medium plan you can get 10x better service elsewhere. Not only that, gd's servers are overloaded to all hell, and are insecure. Expect to have your site hacked eventually if you are on godaddy.
  10. GOG427

    GOG427 Hello, Sunshine... It's you.

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    I have had Godaddy for years, never had problem.