View Full Version : Web hosting, Who should I choose???

08-12-2009, 09:09 PM
Hey guys, I have been working on a site for my retouching business and all I need are some rollover images and possibly a php code for clients to upload onto my ftp directly. My problem is.................

...who should I get to host my site?

I figured this is a great place for answers and I could really use them, with so many out there, I just want reliability, customer service, unlimited data transfer ftp and what not. Any sugestions???

Thanks in advance!

08-13-2009, 01:42 AM
there are some suggested in the home page of this forum

08-13-2009, 03:43 AM
Honestly, I might be slow or something, because I can't find those suggestions. Where are they exactly?

Thanks and sorry for my ignorance

08-13-2009, 04:05 AM
no my mistake they are here

08-16-2009, 11:22 AM
i'd go with 1and1.com. they support every time of code as far as i know and have tons of admin features from security to e mail to 24/7 live tech support for a good price.

08-17-2009, 11:05 PM
The mentions of 1and1.com on this forum has been mainly negative.

08-18-2009, 12:14 AM
really.... i havent heard anything negative about them, I actually found out about them through some mainstream business mag, dont remember what it was but it was a major one... they were voted 1st as best web hosting company all around. what all negative is out there id like to know?

08-18-2009, 03:03 PM
I've used them myself so I can say their network and connectivity is excellent, but their support is probably one of the worst ones I've experienced in the whole industry. Also See Ed's advice on searching the forum. You can search the web as well.

In hosting they usually say: Quality, support, price.. choose two ;)

08-18-2009, 10:26 PM
I am with DM on this... had a client used them to by space and domain turnout to be a pig when i tried to work with them... streamline is also one to stay clear and also fasthost can be a little tricky, Mr Site is also really bad for server uptime, one client down 3 times in 6 months. I find normally hosting companies offer 3 months free and then a really cheap monthly subscriptions have poor tech support, or poor uptime and ability to work with PHP and SQL etc....

08-18-2009, 11:28 PM
that is one problem i have with them, the service is hit and miss... what are some good ones out there?