[lug] speaking of wordpress : hosting recs
David L. Willson
DLWillson at TheGeek.NU
Wed Sep 4 11:24:27 MDT 2013
gandi.net seems to be as freedom-oriented as is possible with the current US government regime, and they do Wordpress hosting for $5/month.
David L. Willson
Teacher, Engineer, Evangelist
RHCE+Satellite CCAH Network+ A+ Linux+ LPIC-1 UbuntuCP NovellCLA
This is a good time for a r3VOLution.
----- Original Message -----
> thanks gary
> i have to admit, i don't *personally* like the way gd conducts
> business based on my dealings with them regarding domains for the
> last 7 or 8 years but this sounds like a viable option based on your
> suggested experience.
> > From: "gary at romerohub.com" <gary at romerohub.com>
> > To: karl horlen <horlenkarl at yahoo.com>
> > Cc: Boulder (Colorado) Linux Users Group -- General Mailing List
> > <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 6:02 PM
> > Subject: RE: [lug] speaking of wordpress : hosting recs
> > Karl,
> > I'm sure I'll get flamed here but I've used (The Evil) GoDaddy for
> > just what you're describing here fairly successfully for some
> > customers. The pricing is pretty cheap if all your hosting is a WP
> > blog.
> > 1) i don't want to install from scratch (no vms).
> > -GoDaddy has a really simple WP setup and includes a "quick" setup
> > plugin though I always find it easier to just
> > 2) we don't need any crazy bandwidth.
> > -The Economy Package is pretty cheap and includes unlimited
> > bandwidth
> > so thats not really a concern.
> > 3) trying to find something simple and cheap(est possible).
> > -Their web management includes email updates whenever patches for
> > WP
> > are available.
> > 4) i believe wordpress org or com itself might handle hosting of
> > the
> > type i'm talking about and it might even be free.
> > -The real issue with wordpress.com hosting is the limitations on
> > plugins. If you want any, you really need to host your WP somewhere
> > else. Also, when you host your own, the modification of themes
> > seems
> > to be a lot easier (though not impossible at wp.com)
> > If you do look at GoDaddy be aware of one thing: Their economy
> > hosting is cheaper than their packaged WordPress hosting and you
> > basically get the same thing. Using the Economy would also allow
> > the
> > addition of forums or anything else you may need on a more basic
> > website.
> > Thanks,
> > Gary R.
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