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Recommend me a good hosting for some small sites

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by the.spike, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    I was planning to buy some hosting from hostgator but then ive read some bad reviews about them in this part of the forum. I need to host 10 wordpress sites with about 10-20 post each and a max of 1k visits/day (thats the max for each i would say the average is about 100/day). I dont think that i need a very big hosting plan for this. Can you recommed me a hosting company?
     
  2. losille

    losille Junior Member

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    I use Host Gator and I love them.
    Everyone has a different experience.
    They are cheap and have 24/7 tech support. That is fast and most of them speak English.
    They moved my wordpress blogs and other hosts told me either it couldn't be done or I would lose all my links. It was seamless.
    They have helped me a lot with my site. My page was loading very slowly and they recommended I use Page Cache. It made a huge difference.
    Today they let me know that someone was using one my email accounts to send spam. They reset the email password for me immediately and notified me.
     
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  3. chipmunk951

    chipmunk951 Senior Member

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    Been with hostgator since after I had a bad experience with netfirms and they are the best hosting I have ever used! They also have Catchall support for emails.
     
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    kirkonpolttaja Senior Member

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    hawkhost is very fast and cheap.... try to find coupon code for requrring 25% discount and take minimum payment time which is 3 months, you will only pay 3$/month basicly... 18$ for starters :)
     
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  5. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    my sites are related to some facebook games.. they contain the names of some games in the domains and some pictures of the games on the site. will this get me in trouble with hostgator?
     
  6. chipmunk951

    chipmunk951 Senior Member

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    You should check with your Domain registrar, they will send DMCA requests to them.
     
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  7. allysona

    allysona Newbie

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    Hostgator has treated me well for several years

    If you want to deploy ALOT of sites then do yourself a favor and get a reseller account - they have a file limit for 250k files per account & a connection limit of 25 users at a time (can handle up to about 10-20k visitors per day without any trouble - might see 1-2 second delays above that)
    with a reseller account you can create as many accounts as you have space for - each one having a seperate access limits

    coupons: 1 cent first month hosting shared ($9.94 off first order) - get1centbhw
    25% off initial order (good discount if ordering reseller for 1 yr) - get25offbhw

    I've also heard good things about dreamhost though I haven't used them personally - also 1yr billing is the minimum term they accept
     
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  8. allysona

    allysona Newbie

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    the.spike: looks like a follow-up question while I was writing

    if you are really worried about it then contact the owners of the games and let them know what you are doing - not in detail just that you are making a "fan" site about their games - might give you permission to use their graphics or even have a press pack you could use

    if you plan on keeping these sites small then you probably won't have anything to worry about - the first step would be a letter which you could reply to

    ultimately your choice - $0.02
     
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  9. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    well if the domain registrar will get a DMCA letter i will stope the sites, im not so much into black-hat-stuff :)
    i was just wondering if i will have any problems when i move my sites to hostgator
     
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    rody00 Regular Member

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    After having my blog hacked on hostwinds (shit host btw) hostgator moved my site and deleted all the infected files for free, which is awesome considering all hostwinds could do was suspend my account and give me a backup with injected phishing files

    mad props to hostgator
     
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  12. the.spike

    the.spike Regular Member

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    well im promoting some cheats for their game so i doubt they will be ok with it. well my data from the domain register is fake so i guess the most they can do is talk to them to remove my domain. i mean i dont think that they will search for my real address if they can just take my site down.. or am i wrong? :)
     
  13. Rajthepositivelife

    Rajthepositivelife Elite Member Premium Member

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    I have been using hostgator for past 3 years and its awesome!

    Their customer service rocks, normally, I dont end up in having any problems, but even if I have any, the customer care is there to help me out :)

    If u wanna go for hosting for 10 websites, I suggest u go for their baby package

    u can host unlimited websites through the baby plan for just 10$ a month!
     
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    Hostgator will be the best for your criteria. last 2 year i am using it and it is really awesome,mainly their live support.
     
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    xoziggieox Registered Member

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    I use ***** lion
     
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    xoziggieox Registered Member

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    Hopefully that company didn't do something wrong because I get ** in their name
     
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    Wheather you are hosting a big site or small site you should always got for a reliable hosting...:)
     
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    I think what you should be looking for is a reliable host that would give unlimited bandwidth.
    If so try webhostingpad you can get a monthly hosting for $1.99 and unlimited bandwidth and unlimited addon domain as well.