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So i run a small local website, not to much traffic but soon to hopefully grow... I have the site saved ( from an old host, hosted by someone who has refused to return my calls, and took down the site with no warning, i guess thats what you get for a free host from someone you used to know... ) and i am ready to get a hosted website, id rather it be cheep but a good amount of bandwidth. Linux box and able to host Joomla since thats what our websites designed for... I can google host sites, but i want to know from the nice and honest community of OCN, since my site is going to be donating most of our funds to what ever we like... give me your best ideas!
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1 I wonder why i was moved from the "servers" to Networking ? its a question about servers... But anyway, so you say rackspace is good ? anyone else?
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Originally Posted by apgfeb14 View Post
So i run a small local website, not to much traffic but soon to hopefully grow... I have the site saved ( from an old host, hosted by someone who has refused to return my calls, and took down the site with no warning, i guess thats what you get for a free host from someone you used to know... ) and i am ready to get a hosted website, id rather it be cheep but a good amount of bandwidth. Linux box and able to host Joomla since thats what our websites designed for... I can google host sites, but i want to know from the nice and honest community of OCN, since my site is going to be donating most of our funds to what ever we like... give me your best ideas!
Rackspace isn't cheap. It also isn't what you seem to want. You originally posted in the Servers section, but you don't seem to want to build and run your own server, and leasing one is probably more expensive than you were bargaining for.

For a "small local website" a shared web host should be just fine, and also seems to be what you're describing. Unfortunately there are about a zillion of them out there so it's impossible to make a recommendation. Your question doesn't easily fit into any category at OCN. Much as I hate to send people away, the absolute best place to go for this sort of info is Web Hosting Talk.
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