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Suggestion for best wordpress host

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by expertlogic, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. #1
    Friends,

    I am little or all confused about selecting the best hosting provider for wordpress. I have to set up a website which will have less visitors initially and manly video courses will be hosted on it. I have selected the theme and now working on selecting the best hosting provider.

    Please suggest me the best hosting provider for wordpress. (paid reviews on internet makes it so confusing that no one can take decision based on that.

    Help is appreciated.
     
    expertlogic, Dec 23, 2013 IP
  2. competent123

    competent123 Notable Member

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    surprising enough, its you who makes your wordpress fast or slow not as much as your hosting

    to make it faster - choose a fast theme, lower the number of database queries you have to run to display content

    use cloudflare cdn ( its there for a reason)

    optimize wordpress a LOT

    for ex, i get about less than 0.03 second display time on wordpress on my site.

    try to choose a hosting with nginx hosting, if you can find one, or get a custom solution
     
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  3. expertlogic

    expertlogic Greenhorn

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I am considering bluehost, hostgator and inMotionhosting ... Pls suggest if you have any specific comment or word of caution. Thanks
     
    expertlogic, Dec 23, 2013 IP
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    competent123 Notable Member

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    1- how much do you want to spend on a monthly basis?

    if you can afford 5$ a month ,then a super speed optimized vps would be ideal for you

    otherwise ,if you want to try for a shared hosting ( for cheap) then try any shared hosting, as almost all the main hosting companies are owned by the same individual now ( hostgator/inmotion/justhost/fatcow etc etc etc)

    let me know if you need help to " optimize " wordpress, as i can optimize wordpress REALLY FAST!
     
    competent123, Dec 23, 2013 IP
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    idea13 Greenhorn

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    I would suggest hyperkreativ dot ch, it's a Switzerland company they got powerful optimized hosting for wordpress + autoscript installer, I'm hosted there since last year and no problems until now, their website is in German lang but they provide English lang support, try them!
     
    idea13, Dec 25, 2013 IP
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    Sugavanas Active Member

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    Sugavanas, Dec 25, 2013 IP
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    Teedager Active Member

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    It seems to me crohoster and a2hosting can be helpful for your needs, the OP.
    There are all necessary resources to run a Wordpress website successfully and reliably.
    And prices are reasonable.
     
    Teedager, Dec 26, 2013 IP
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    Rado_ch Active Member

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    One important question tho - as you mentioned you will have video courses - do you plan to host the videos on the server of the hosting provider or you will link it from an external source, like YouTube. Because the space required would be quite different and that would be crucial for the package that you choose. Keep in mind that most hosts cannot be used for storing a large amount of video files, so the second approach would probably be better for starters, and that way you can safely start on a Shared Hosting Plan.
     
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    Sugavanas Active Member

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    And as well as none of shared hosting sites would allow you to stream videos if i am sure. Better try to get your own vps and do the steaming or use youtube private video and add the code to your site.
     
    Sugavanas, Dec 26, 2013 IP
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    Rado_ch Active Member

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    Indeed - also true, when it comes to Live Streaming. Even when you manage to find such a host (because I'm sure there are plenty who are offering the skies and stars) the performance of your website will be lagging, to the point of non-functional.

    Now, if you buffer the content from an external source, you are not loading you host's servers and it is completely different deal ;)
     
    Rado_ch, Dec 26, 2013 IP
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    Winagain Active Member

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    I've used bluehost with good results.
     
    Winagain, Dec 26, 2013 IP
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    Readymakers is good enough to host Wordpress blogs with.
    They have solid servers, low cost prices and high uptime.
    Support is second to none.
     
    pureevel, Jan 3, 2014 IP
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    I aggre with this statement, and just want to tell that use VPS is also best choice than hosting :D
     
    swhp, Jan 3, 2014 IP
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    Mrob09 Peon

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    Very often, when people ask me about web hosting, they want to know if I know any cheap but good web host. This particularly applies to those who are just starting their web site and are not willing to sink a lot of money into it.
     
    Mrob09, Jan 13, 2014 IP
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    Afsary Junaid Active Member

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    Check Gogetspace.com
     
    Afsary Junaid, Jan 15, 2014 IP
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    Taking into account your needs, think that you'll not regret having looked at Spartaservers.com cheap hosting deals.
    Must say that it is great web host with friendly support. I have encountered support several times about my site and they have gotten back to me, almost instantly.

    Pricing is really competitive..
     
    Optimizator, Jan 20, 2014 IP
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    You may use leapwebhosting service.
    There are many useful resources in their plans and they have instant activation after the payment. And their support is fast and friendly.
    They have a 50% discount - 50CRZ.
     
    jokser, Jan 21, 2014 IP
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    WebhostUK LTD have launched separate Hosting plan for WordPress hosting and the plan seems to best on to begin with. You can check the details below: http://www.webhost.uk.net/blog_hosting.html
     
    Andy01, Jan 23, 2014 IP
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    I think you will make the right decision to choose Demontech.net for wordpress hosting services.
    I love the speed of the site, the uptime, and the features.
    Everything works fine with them - recommended.
     
    Teodor, Jan 24, 2014 IP
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    There are tons of web hosts claiming they are the best. Personally I consider 4Goodhosting.com host to be the best for getting wordpress hosting. The uptime is excellent, their promise of 99% is true but for me it seems 100%. I believe you can rely on them.
     
    amanstyle, Jan 24, 2014 IP