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This is probably the first time I've ever started a thread and wasn't sure where to make it. Anyways, I'll give it a go here and see...

I just need something simple that can host at least:
  • Host at least 2 Domains
  • 2GB of Storage
  • 10GB of Bandwidth/Month
  • Preferably support easy installation of Joomla, Wordpress, Apps, etc....
  • Fast and Reliable
  • No more than $40-$50ish a year
  • Bundle domains maybe, like 1and1, with Privacy registration

I'd just like to get everyone's input. I've been using netfirms the past year and they've been soso. I got it at a good price but the service has been down a lot lately and it's about to expire soon.

Thanks everyone!
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nearlyfreespeech.net are who I use, and they are a breath of fresh air, frankly.

Take a look.

The service is excellent, the prices are competitive and fair, and decrease the more you use, you pay for exactly what you use, rather than paying monthly for more than you need, they have plenty of information available, and are the best host I have ever used.
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post #3 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
nearlyfreespeech.net are who I use, and they are a breath of fresh air, frankly.

Take a look.

The service is excellent, the prices are competitive and fair, and decrease the more you use, you pay for exactly what you use, rather than paying monthly for more than you need, they have plenty of information available, and are the best host I have ever used.
Wow man, that is a great website. I think I found my new webhost
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post #4 of 16
I use 1and1 and im extremely happy with them

Excellent pricing

http://www.1and1.com/?k_id=10158141
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post #5 of 16
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Wow man, that is a great website. I think I found my new webhost
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what are you using now?

this site is interesting, I will take a look
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post #6 of 16
Not at all. I'm very happy with the service I am getting (which is costing me a lot less than it used to, even when I was using a rock-bottom host that couldn't even install PHP correctly) and am just sharing my experience.

NFS is great.
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I am currently using godaddy , Those damn ads convinced me to use it lol. Sadly I hate the user interface and I am totally unable to put forums on my site due to some problem with their servers.
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post #8 of 16
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Originally Posted by lattyware View Post
Not at all. I'm very happy with the service I am getting (which is costing me a lot less than it used to, even when I was using a rock-bottom host that couldn't even install PHP correctly) and am just sharing my experience.

NFS is great.
Cool, I think I would pay too much for storage though since they charge $/MB and I am using close to a gb now..... so yeah, gotta clean up or pay up

Quote:
Originally Posted by addies View Post
I am currently using godaddy , Those damn ads convinced me to use it lol. Sadly I hate the user interface and I am totally unable to put forums on my site due to some problem with their servers.
LOL I hear godaddy hosting is the worst, one of my domains has been hosted there a few years and it's worked just fine.

REPS TO ALL! More info still needed though
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post #9 of 16
im also using nearlyfreespeech as my preferred host, i like their pay as you go plans as they suit my personal pages, i have put forums, joomla etc just fine on them without any problems. they are extremely helpful and notify you if your site falls under an attack (yep, happenned).
i also used www.lunarpages.com for some clients, may want to have a look, but for personal, you could have a look at nfs.
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REPS TO ALL! More info still needed though [/I]
Sorry man, I wish I could help you a bit more but I'm a total amature with the whole website building/hosting scene. Oh well, looks like this thread could gimmie some useful info, Subscribed
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