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Preferred hosting for directory?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by vinny, Jun 19, 2007.

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    which hosting service do you prefer when it comes to hosting a web directory?
    SEMrush
     
    vinny, Jun 19, 2007 IP
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  2. aspidov

    aspidov Well-Known Member

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    hostgator, site5
     
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    an0n Prominent Member

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    hostgator...
     
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    pipes Prominent Member

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    Ive only used hostgator for my directories so far, im pleased up to now, i dont like to speak to soon, bigging up companies, then it all goes Pete Tong.

    But yeah, so far so good. :)
     
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    dhruv37 Well-Known Member

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    choice Prominent Member

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    hostgator highly recommended
     
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    mikey1090 Moderator Staff

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    i stay away from sites like hostgator. they just oversell. offer you the world for $4. they give you thousends of GBs of bandwidth, but that doesnt matter as if you breach the tiny CPU usage they give you then bang. terminated account. i prefer smaller hosts that have more time and care to deal with any problems that occur.

    www.webhostingtalk.com < thats a great forum for finding the ultimate host

    i have shared hosting and semi dedicated hosting at www.downtownhost.com

    its great, great prices, great plans. cpanel, php, mysql, plenty bandwidth. perfect for hosting a directory.
     
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    CboY Peon

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    Yes, that is true.What about cpu/ ram usage on hostgator? how many online users per acoount? Is anybody try? I think around 200 online users is the limit (like %3 cpu) isnt it?
     
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  9. amitpatel_3001

    amitpatel_3001 Results Follow Patience

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    I run many web directories and if you let me know i can recommend my own web hosting ;) besides hostgator which rocks too :)
     
    amitpatel_3001, Jun 19, 2007 IP
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    Valhalla Well-Known Member

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    If your serious about your site get a VPS from LiquidWeb, PowerVPS or Wiredtree and check out web hosting talk forum.
     
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    Richie_Ni Illustrious Member

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    All my directories are hosted in hostgator.
     
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    I have four servers on HostGator :D
    One on HostMonster :)
    And One on Netfirms :(

    Always recommended: HostGator for directories.!
    Netfirms,Well never recommended, doesn't even let you enable SEO freindly URLS's. Hostmonster has problem updating pagerank for your listings via any known tool. So it's okay to have bidding directories there.
     
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    bluehost is better and cheap. They offer unlimited domains in one account. All of my sites are at bluehost
     
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    Antonio Well-Known Member

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    I am happy with hostgatory and hostmonster, how about netfirms?
     
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    I am currently hosting with wiredtree and I have never been happier with a host.
     
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    I had at one time over 50 web directories hosted with hostgator and never faced a problem with them - so I would definitely recommend hostgator :)
     
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    Don't even think about it, if you are planning to put up a directory.

    I fell in it's trap when they had a plan wherein they offer a domain, and web hosting for a complete one year...all for $10 . Haaa.. talk about being cheap, this was as good as free. But now there is no such plan available. But it was a trap alright
    No CPanel, not many scripts, the whole admin panel sucks. Moreover only three domains in that server.
    I have moved my sites now to another registrar and host.
    Finally got out of it's web!
    Though no idea how other reseller plans behave like. But for surely, they do not have CPanel!
    Stick to hostgator. They are the best!
     
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    Riks Active Member

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    What's the difference for you when you talk about having your directories on a hosting from having other kind of sites on a hosting?
    I don't understand why you make that difference
    :confused:

    By the way you are talking about hostgator: how is the support? Is it fine?
    For me that's the "point" when I choose for a hosting company. The other is they allow me to have more than one site with the same package which it looks in hostgator in unlimited, is this correct?
     
    Riks, Jun 20, 2007 IP