How to choose a web hosting company

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Published on March 9, 2014

Author: fws2014



A PowerPoint presentation outlining the 10 essential features to look for in a web hosting company, especially if you are looking to use WordPress.

FIRST WEBSITE SUCCESS How to choose a web hosting company for your WordPress website

Introduction  Helping small businesses and individuals choose a web hosting company for their website  Assumes you will be using WordPress as your Content Management System (CMS)  10 features you need to look for when reviewing web hosting companies

1. Shared hosting account  Perfect for starting out  Also the cheapest option  You don’t need Virtual Private Servers or Dedicated Servers

2. Linux hosting  Linux hosting is perfect with WordPress  Do not go for Windows hosting  Don’t worry you can still use your PC or Mac to build your website

3. Number of websites  How many website do you want to build?  Basic plans might only allow you to host one site  Other plans will probably allow you to host unlimited websites on one account

4. Bandwidth  Bandwidth determines how many people can view your website per month?  Often unlimited but with small print outlining terms and conditions!  Small websites are unlikely to be affected by bandwidth issues

5. Disk Space  Either unlimited disk space or at least several gigabytes  Most websites consume very little disk space – around 100MB

6. MySQL Databases  MySQL is a database  You need one MySQL database for each WordPress based website  Don’t worry you don’t need to learn SQL!

7. PHP A programming language  No need to learn it  Web hosting account must have PHP to run WordPress

8. Email Addresses  Enable you to have email addresses such as:  Usually around 100 or unlimited email accounts  Usually offered with plenty email storage

9. Uptime  Make sure web hosting company guarantees 99.99% uptime  Don’t want visitors arriving on a blank website!

10. Prices  Prices  Work do vary so do your homework! out on a yearly basis:  Domain name costs  Domain name renewal costs  Web hosting costs  Usually savings for buying 2 years or more in advance

Conclusion  Do plenty of research finding a web hosting company  Don’t just go for the cheapest  It is likely you will be with them for a long time so you want a good relationship

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