Posts Tagged ‘hosting’

Why I use Flywheel web hosting

Why I Insist on Flywheel Web Hosting

As a developer, I have experience working with a lot of different web hosts for myself and my clients. Over a 2 year period, I tried WP Engine, Dreamhost, GoDaddy, Digital Ocean, Bluehost, and Siteground, to name a few. In the end, I kept coming back to Flywheel because they saved me the most time.…

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How Flywheel Changed My Mind About WordPress Hosting

Disclosures: I have a paid bulk account with Flywheel. I’m not being paid for this review, but I am an affiliate and an Agency Partner with them which means they host this site for free. They also sponsored my travel to Wordcamp Orange County in 2016. TL:DR: Since moving most of the sites I manage to…

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Why I Left WP Engine Hosting

A few months ago, I moved this site from Site5, where it’s been hosted without incident for the past three years, to WP Engine. Although I still love and recommend Site5, I wanted some of the conveniences and speed improvements of a dedicated managed WordPress hosting platform and WPE had an excellent reputation. I even…

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Domain registrar should be separate from your web host

Which Web Host Should You Choose? (Updated February 2016)

Note: Some of the links on this page and the sidebar are affiliate links. If you’re against kick-backs, you can always open up a new tab and go directly to any provider. #TheMoreYouKnow Choosing your web host is an important decision. It’s the foundation of everything that makes up your website. Without a domain name and…

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Make sure your actually own all your digital assets!

Business Owners: Own Your Digital Assets

I was talking to a friend about helping with their business website and in the course of things, I asked who the current hosting provider was. “Oh, I’m not sure, [friend] set that up for me.” I’ll find out. It turned out that not only had someone else setup the hosting account, but it was…

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Why I Don’t Use GoDaddy (And You Shouldn’t Either)

GoDaddy is a very popular web host and domain registrar. They spend a LOT of money on advertising, including during the Superbowl, the pinnacle of exposure when it comes to ads. So when the average, non-technical person finds themselves in need of a website, GoDaddy is often the first name that comes to mind. Not…

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