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What is your favorite host and why?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by Super Cutie, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Super Cutie

    Super Cutie Newbie

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    Also curious why no one ever suggests GoDaddy, is there anything wrong with them?
     
  2. ThreadKiller

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    Godaddy are arseholes. Google it.

    inb4 lots of people start recommending their buddies basement servers, hosting pages with misspellings and hosts with anon whois info that got regged 3 months ago.
    My recommendations:
    Servers: Hetzner (cheap, unfortunately not adult stuff). Server4you (3rd rate bandwidth but unbeatable on price).
    VPS: Server4you, Linode (ultra fast), DigitalOcean (basically identical to Linode).
    Hosting: Webair (large fast adult host that have been around forever). Stablehost (cheap, legit UK host with chilled verification process).
    Bulletproof for warez and similar: Koddos
     
  3. FBGuru

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    My favorite hosts are Digital Ocean and Amazon. Why? Because they allow me to scale up the resources as my sites grow.

    Godaddy is only for toddlers and noobs. Once you grasp the idea about hosting and its features, you'll realize how much they suck and run high up the hill if you hear the word Godaddy again in your life.

    Welcome to BHW.
     
  4. mickyfu

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    Because their hosting is nothing short of shit.
     
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  5. LostConnection

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    InMotion is my trusty steed for shared hosting. Their support is just top notch.

    And GoDaddy deserves to be t-bagged by a dinosaur.
     
  6. Ryan1991

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    I prefer hostgator due to support
     
  7. Vanrithy

    Vanrithy Power Member

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    Because they are Registrar.
     
  8. Masterptc

    Masterptc Regular Member

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    I started with godaddy as my first host, they have alot of customers so you have to wait in line to speak to someone through chat which sometimes can take a while, the shared servers are not that great at least back when i was using them, also they will delete your site without notice if you break the TOS. To top it off they steal domains, so dont look for available domains through godaddy.
     
  9. gooblogle

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    which tlds area vailable andc an we influence the placement on thus. i am looking for exotic like .co.jp .cn and .ru
     
  10. FBGuru

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    You've come to the wrong place. We don't sell exotic bitches here. Also, you need to consider about replacing your keyboard cos it looks like your space-bar key is malfunctioning.
     
  11. hajro

    hajro Junior Member

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    DigitalOcean, and don't aske me why.
     
  12. member8200

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    go with GoDaddy and have more problems than ever. Have tried it and there's no free email address, like admin@site.com.
    You have to pay to get the email. Their ftp is built-in and i can't use filezilla to transfer files.

    I'm not sure about now, but that was way back 2013.
     
  13. superduper7

    superduper7 Regular Member

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    Godaddy suck when it comes to hosting
     
  14. FutureProofSeo

    FutureProofSeo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Hostwinds are good all round.

    Hobohost for cheap ass hosting.

    I also quite like Zettahost.
     
  15. Hawkster

    Hawkster Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Alot of hate for Godaddy, ive never had a problem with them personally. 'Touch wood' Whats so bad about them?

    Pay for email since when? i dont pay for email service.

     
  16. Archemike

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    We like to separating hosting from registrar for more anonymity. It's ben said Godaddy even feeds priate whois to google and others. Also, yes hard to beat 5 buck digital ocean vps... if you have it configured right it scales multitudes greater on traffic... and is faster with the SSD.
     
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    if u wanna host something vps its a way to go
    not sharing hosting !
    with a few steps you can set up webmil+virtual min
     
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    There's no point of getting a vps if you're only getting 10 uniques a day :p
     
  19. kosher_12

    kosher_12 Newbie

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    VPS - For Main Site
    Digital Ocean,
    Linode
    Ramnode

    Shared
    Nothing, I'm only using shared hosting for PBN and pick random provider.
     
  20. infoasian

    infoasian Supreme Member

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    For shared and VPS I do like Hawkhost best because they are very stable and professionally run.