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Need a host for a new site
« on: December 28, 2009 »
I need a host for a new site and Im new to all this but I trust what every one on this board has to say so first I go to you guys and ask where do I start looking for someone to host my site?. I plan to have primarily graphics and text and a few exe down loads. I am tempted to add a forum at a later stage (later than launch date anyways ; )

But the thing that I am most worried about is quality of service. I have seen what a desastrious job hostpapa did to to this site. I dont want anything like that happening to my baby.

I am targeting the 100 - 150 sterling per annum bracket as my upper limit. and want the best quality that I can get at this price. so Anyone here have any suggestions.

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Re: Need a host for a new site
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2009 »
Combatking will probably disagree with me because Xilo have suspended his site a couple of times (I dont know why) but I've been hosted with a few companies and worked on sites for a couple of dozen customers.

Don't be tempted by Hostgator, Godaddy and the rest, the best host I have ever found for shared hosting is Xilo.net.

You won't have to spend anything like 150 per year on it, you could go for the SH5 plan and upgrade it when needed.

They are seriously good, don't even bother looking elsewhere!
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Re: Need a host for a new site
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2009 »
Must have been a false security alert or a clerical error or something like that. XILO are reliable, good value, and a little paranoid.

If you want to get started, I could spare a few hundred MB of storage, an FTP account, a subdomain and a MySQL database.
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Re: Need a host for a new site
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2009 »
wow thats a lot cheaper than I thought it would be. Thanks guys I didnt know where to start and Its always good to get advice thats been tried and tested. Thanks for the offer ck0 but the time is right for me to branch out.
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Re: Need a host for a new site
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2009 »
No problem. If you need any Flash content making, just ask.
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