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    Hi, what is your recommendation for hosting for newbie bloggers (something up to $35-$40/year), I am looking to buy namecheap hosting so can you tell me some experience with that hosting?

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    • ITLabsITLabs Member
      edited October 9

      buyshared.net - @Francisco
      gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi
      myw.pt - @MikePT
      smallweb.net - @Mic-hael

      They are all very friendly and will certainly help you.

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    • I would say https://hostwp.net would fit you perfectly.

      Wordpress Hosting - Home made!

    • BlaZeBlaZe Member, Provider

      I'm using BuyShared currently for my personal websites and also have a non-production site (for testing) on GestionDBI and both have been rock solid till now.

    • uptimeuptime Member

      @ITLabs said:
      buyshared.net - @Francisco
      gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi
      myw.pt - @MikePT
      smallweb.net - @Mic-hael

      They are all very friendly and will certainly help you.

      Agreed. Can also recommend drServer (@Radi), extraVM (@MikeA), and @HostEONS for good support

      the Amitz.party lives on!

    • Yes all of the above are excellent choices. Please also consider Mzungu for all your hosting needs. Good luck with your budget.

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    • Mic-haelMic-hael Member, Provider

      @ITLabs said:
      buyshared.net - @Francisco
      gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi
      myw.pt - @MikePT
      smallweb.net - @Mic-hael

      They are all very friendly and will certainly help you.

      You mention up to $40 (@op) but with all of these excitingly you can get up and running for much less.

      What makes you want to choose NameCheap? Do you have your domain name(s) with them @CokoMleko?

    • @Mic-hael said:

      @ITLabs said:
      buyshared.net - @Francisco
      gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi
      myw.pt - @MikePT
      smallweb.net - @Mic-hael

      They are all very friendly and will certainly help you.

      You mention up to $40 (@op) but with all of these excitingly you can get up and running for much less.

      What makes you want to choose NameCheap? Do you have your domain name(s) with them @CokoMleko?

      Yikes. I didn't read that. I just got finished dealing with lovely support at Namecheap. I need a drink now.

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    • scookescooke Member

      I find the domain menu of namecheap confusing to navigate, and it is not as clear as with other registrars in terms of adding SPF records, or DKIM, and the like. For example, adjusting simple DNS entries requires you to click the "Advanced DNS" tab... why? It isn't advanced, it's just the DNS records. And you have to click that anyway since the default view of your domain when you click "Manage" just offers you purchase options for email or "Premium DNS" (which costs 4.88 USD/year)! Ooo! And the only explanation about what the Premium DNS is is this: Enable PremiumDNS protection in order to switch your domain to our PremiumDNS platform. With our PremiumDNS platform, you get 100% DNS uptime and DDoS protection at the DNS level. I have a bunch of domains with namecheap, and only have them there because of good sale prices, but I much prefer porkbun.com or namesilo.com or even name.com.

      I can't say anything about how this carries over into the hosting options, but I wouldn't be surprised if there are unexpected hoops to jump through if just the domain side of things is a little convoluted.

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    • my dev site works well at gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi

      also buyshared has many good review here.

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    • MikePTMikePT Member, Provider

      @ITLabs said:
      buyshared.net - @Francisco
      gestiondbi.com - @gestiondbi
      myw.pt - @MikePT
      smallweb.net - @Mic-hael

      They are all very friendly and will certainly help you.

      Thank you for the recommendation! 😁

    • vyas11vyas11 Member

      Hmm... the name cheap WP hosting works out in OP's price band. Maybe that was the starting point they used.

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    • RadiRadi Member, Provider
      edited October 11

      @uptime said:
      Agreed. Can also recommend drServer (@Radi), extraVM (@MikeA), and @HostEONS for good support

      Thanks for the recommendation! We do fit the bill and can help OP! :smile:

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    • thedpthedp Member

      HostMantis

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    • level6level6 Member
      edited October 11

      @thedp said:
      HostMantis

      I second HostMantis. But you can't go wrong with the other suggestions for a WordPress site or blog

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      That's not me.

    • Hi > @Radi said:

      @uptime said:
      Agreed. Can also recommend drServer (@Radi), extraVM (@MikeA), and @HostEONS for good support

      Thanks for the recommendation! We do fit the bill and can help OP! :smile:

      Hello @Radi. Is it cat friendly over at drServer?

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    • edited October 11

      @Radi Whoa Whoa Whoa. Your website.. The colours man.. ❤️ Guy likes

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    • seriesnseriesn Member, Provider

      Feel free to try us out. Nothing beats free :)

    • gestiondbigestiondbi Member, Provider

      Holla! Thanks to all for your recommendation. We are here to help if you need! :)

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    • cazrzcazrz Member

      At that price i think you can get a kvm or openvz with free DA. Or use vestacp/hestia. Learn wp cache or use wp static. Then later mysql optimization. With kvm you wont bump into some restrictions as some shared hosting has some limits, sometimes in php values and mysql limits. But yeah you can start with any of the shared host mentioned above if you totally dont have idea about hosting. If you plan on buying themes and plugins then self hosted can be more expensive.

      And learn first how to secure wp. That is if you are going to use wp.

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    • Since you didn't mention what kind of CMS you intend to use,

      I recently started playing with forestry.io with GitHub and Netlify (using Hugo) and I am really liking it. If you have some time to play around, this should also be quite fun (and free).

    • RadiRadi Member, Provider

      @shallownorthdakota said:
      Hi > @Radi said:

      @uptime said:
      Agreed. Can also recommend drServer (@Radi), extraVM (@MikeA), and @HostEONS for good support

      Thanks for the recommendation! We do fit the bill and can help OP! :smile:

      Hello @Radi. Is it cat friendly over at drServer?

      Meow... I mean...Yes :smiley:

      4 GB RAM/90 GB SSD/4 TB Traffic/KVM/1 IPv4 for $7/mo only here with coupon code "LET-It-GO".

    • I am planning to move to secure dragon. Will it be a good choice?

    • @Neuromante said:
      I am planning to move to secure dragon. Will it be a good choice?

      Yes

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    • Why not in your signature?

    • I suggest you to use a hosting with cPanel because if you do not like the service you can create a full cPanel backup and move to another hosting company. It's the most easy way for migration off all your information (emails, db and site files etc.)

    • somiksomik Member

      Namecheap is pretty good with their hosting. Expensive, but good. In all honesty, you can get cheaper hosting elsewhere with the same performance.

      Take a look at TurnkeyInternet. They are not cheap, but they are within your budget and I've been using their cPanel hosting as well as dedicated server since 2013: https://turnkeyinternet.net/linux-cpanel-web-hosting/

      Don't be so serious. It's just a forum. No one cares what you think anyway.

    • $30-40 is a reasonable budget to get a decent hosting. Any decent provider should be good to go for hosting blogs.

      However, if you need assistance with your blog, make sure to check with your preferred provider whether they would provide such support or not. Not everyone provides support for websites and third party applications.

    • @somik said:
      Namecheap is pretty good with their hosting. Expensive, but good. In all honesty, you can get cheaper hosting elsewhere with the same performance.

      Take a look at TurnkeyInternet. They are not cheap, but they are within your budget and I've been using their cPanel hosting as well as dedicated server since 2013: https://turnkeyinternet.net/linux-cpanel-web-hosting/

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

    • @Cloudware said:
      I suggest you to use a hosting with cPanel because if you do not like the service you can create a full cPanel backup and move to another hosting company. It's the most easy way for migration off all your information (emails, db and site files etc.)

      Yes, CPanel and 99% uptime would be awesome for my price range!!!

    • somiksomik Member
      edited October 23

      @CokoMleko said:

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

      First year is cheap, second year price doubles:

      Don't be so serious. It's just a forum. No one cares what you think anyway.

    • Have you decided what features would you like to have for your page? It's not always the name or the price, to be exact, you have to see what's in the package and in my personal opinion if you are new, you want to have 24/7 support

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    • vyas11vyas11 Member
      edited October 23

      @greatgreat55 said:
      Have you decided what features would you like to have for your page? It's not always the name or the price, to be exact, you have to see what's in the package and in my personal opinion if you are new, you want to have 24/7 support

      SLA, resource limits, customer service... their importance unfortunately comes with experience.
      In majority of the cases, decision is based almost always about the price. More so on LET. Those seeking "free" advice also do not often spend the time in research : there are at least two offers for free hosting in the past month on LET.

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    • uptimeuptime Member
      edited October 23

      @greatgreat55 said: [...]

      PHP selekter ok

      the Amitz.party lives on!

    • donlidonli Member

      @somik said:

      @CokoMleko said:

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

      First year is cheap, second year price doubles:

      First year of Name Cheap hosting is really cheap on Bkack Friday promos.

    • agentmishraagentmishra Member, Provider

      @CokoMleko said:
      Hi, what is your recommendation for hosting for newbie bloggers (something up to $35-$40/year), I am looking to buy namecheap hosting so can you tell me some experience with that hosting?

      if blogging in the only concern

      why not use google or wordpress
      both are better than most here, also you can add you custom fqdn to the service

      skype id : agentmishra, gtalk id : agentmishra, email : [email protected]

    • somiksomik Member

      @donli said:

      @somik said:

      @CokoMleko said:

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

      First year is cheap, second year price doubles:

      First year of Name Cheap hosting is really cheap on Bkack Friday promos.

      Yes, but when you are looking to host a blog, you normally look into more then 1 year... thats where they get you; cause you'll usually think, "moving hosts is too troublesome. Might as well pay the extra!"

      Best to get either cheaper hosts or lifetime voucher codes.

      Don't be so serious. It's just a forum. No one cares what you think anyway.

    • suggest u to go with buyvm 1Gb plan 3.5$*12=42$ benefit is that u had a vps and have enough resources to boost ur website if its hit a better ranking however DirectAdmin is free,softaculousis free and blesta too @fransisco will take care of ur vps too in free :tired_face:

    • if ur noob then dm me i will setup for u in free just setup only

    • SLA, resource limits, customer service... their importance unfortunately comes with experience.
      In majority of the cases, decision is based almost always about the price. More so on LET. Those seeking "free" advice also do not often spend the time in research : there are at least two offers for free hosting in the past month on LET.

      True, but different people, different opinions, maybe others will answer and recommend their options. If only the price matters and not the best fit suggestion, you can definitely find the cheapest providers on google.

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    • LyraHostingLyraHosting Member, Provider

      every cheap host located in your target country :smiley:

    • @donli said:

      @somik said:

      @CokoMleko said:

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

      First year is cheap, second year price doubles:

      First year of Name Cheap hosting is really cheap on Bkack Friday promos.

      Woah, but it's so big marketing trick, it's just worth it to have hosting for 1 year, and after that it's better to switch, 100$/yr for hosting is ridiculous, and it don't even have 99% uptime,

    • @somik said:

      @donli said:

      @somik said:

      @CokoMleko said:

      Namecheap is expensive??? Really I think they have cheapest hosting on internet, besides hostinger ( but they have birthday promotion)

      First year is cheap, second year price doubles:

      First year of Name Cheap hosting is really cheap on Bkack Friday promos.

      Yes, but when you are looking to host a blog, you normally look into more then 1 year... thats where they get you; cause you'll usually think, "moving hosts is too troublesome. Might as well pay the extra!"

      Best to get either cheaper hosts or lifetime voucher codes.

      Nowadays, on the internet you have so much resource, so you can easily find vouchers for hostings, and in my opinion, you can estimate if you can profit from your blog in the first year, so you don't need to spend any extra money

    • @seriesn said:
      Feel free to try us out. Nothing beats free :)

      Free is word we love in Serbia :blush:

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    • seriesnseriesn Member, Provider

      @CokoMleko said:

      @seriesn said:
      Feel free to try us out. Nothing beats free :)

      Free is word we love in Serbia :blush:

      The universal language of love :D

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