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Hostgator OR VPS?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by Legionary, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Legionary

    Legionary Registered Member

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    I heard you can host many cPanels on a VPS and it's cheaper. So wouldn't this make it better than hostgator's 8.99/month?
     
  2. imlol

    imlol Regular Member

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    What are you trying to do?

    It depends on what you need.

    You can have a few accounts on shared hosting, which I assume is the 8.99/mo.

    If you need a VPS you can add cpanel for I think $10. Each account will have cpanel.
     
  3. Legionary

    Legionary Registered Member

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    Sorry I need to host multiple websites, mainly as landing pages. But each one I need a cPanel too. You can have shared hosting on hostagor?
     
  4. Virus1

    Virus1 Supreme Member

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    One of the VPS I have is only $42 and it is with hostgator.

    having a vps is like buying in bulk.

    You can make an account for each website you put up there...
    or have all of them on one account
    or have several spread out in several accounts...

    all for $42 a month.
     
  5. goads

    goads Junior Member

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    vps your in control. Hostgator just took my sites offline cause Im getting too much traffic. Took me 24 hours to move them to a vps account. Never use hostgator again.
    I've been using Servint VPS for years and never had a problem. Check them out.
     
  6. Spawn

    Spawn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    hostwinds has many different options and they can customize a plan for you and best of all you can get good live support to help you with everything.
     
  7. goonieguhu

    goonieguhu Junior Member

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    Hostgator has shared hosting, each with separate cpanels. Not sure whether that is in included in the 8.95 package. I started off with shared hosting and then moved to their vps option when one of the sites became too popular and resource-intensive. Should be fine for simple landing pages.
     
  8. imlol

    imlol Regular Member

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    Is there a reason why you need cpanel for each one? If you have a few sites with landing pages then I don't see why you would. You would have one domain as the main. Then the rest would be addons. You can still create separate databases, see separate stats, ftp users, ect.

    Yes, hostgator has shared hosting.

    http://www.hostgator.com/shared.shtml
     
  9. zx123

    zx123 Senior Member

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    for normal sites like blogs etc. (but with less traffic) I use ipage
    for proxy website I use a vps ;)
     
  10. SmileAtmyWins

    SmileAtmyWins BANNED BANNED

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    Go with the VPS. You're better off.
     
  11. BlazingSky

    BlazingSky Newbie

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    I would go with Hostgator if you are starting fresh, I've used it before, very reliable and stable.
     
  12. popzzz

    popzzz Supreme Member

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    Don't touch the REP!

    Why do you want a cpanel for each one?
    You can have multiple websites with ONE cpanel. :yield:

    Enjoy ..... :cool2:



     
  13. sameer5762

    sameer5762 Elite Member

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    If you have just started then go for a free hosting and later on you can change the hosting when you are professional...:)
     
  14. Ricky Roma

    Ricky Roma Regular Member

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    Well if you want multiple cPanels then go for reseller package. HostGator offers unlimited cPanels and FTps for reseller hosting. It is cheaper than VPS.
     
  15. hiderightnow

    hiderightnow Junior Member

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    With VPS you're like the 'virtual server owner', you got a lot more liberty as opposed to a hosting company. It has its ups and downs. Why still would you want a different CPanel for every website?
     
  16. peterv1985

    peterv1985 Newbie

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    vps is good
     
  17. sefstar4uk

    sefstar4uk Registered Member

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    Hostagator is very reliable and well recommended by many professional webmasters , so its not like you're taking a risk or whatsoever because you know that its a good website based on many peoples' reviews.Try Hostagator !
     
  18. TonySoprano

    TonySoprano Newbie

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    HostGator is great host...
    Their shared hosting is for smaller number of sites, but if you plan having lots of sites, consider using their Reseller accounts since they will give you more power to manage various sites...
     
  19. matessim

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    All these hosts like hostgator/Dreamhost are crap in the long run and will try to dump customers once they reach a certain size.

    If you're looking for reliable Unmanaged VPS, Go with Linode, or if you need something cheaper, Hostigation, or Edis if you need Europe based, Their sites may not be filled with ponies, but they don't oversell and they are amazingly good.

    If you still need help or need some shared hosting suggestion, feel free to PM me, I've been around a while in the hosting circles :p.
     
  20. bluffy

    bluffy Newbie

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    i have used blue host and hostgator and they both are gr8 in terms of their offering at that price, but if ur needs are high then its better to opt for vps, its better in long run