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Old 04-17-2011, 12:14 PM
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Website Hosting

What website hosting site do you use and how do you like it?
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Old 04-17-2011, 12:47 PM
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I use GoDaddy. It started off good, but my designer keeps having trouble uploading my site onto my computer into DreamWeaver. He said 95% of the time GoDaddy is a great and affordable site for hosting, but the other 5% of the time is a nightmare.
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Old 04-18-2011, 01:21 PM
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Thanks! I have been leaning towards using Go Daddy, I already know how I want the site to look and the lay out. Do I have to use one of their templates or do they have blanks that you can add your stuff on to?
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Old 04-18-2011, 02:12 PM
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Thanks! I have been leaning towards using Go Daddy, I already know how I want the site to look and the lay out. Do I have to use one of their templates or do they have blanks that you can add your stuff on to?
Nope.

You can use front page or dream weaver and do what ever you want to make the site looking the way you want it to look..
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:22 AM
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Nope.

You can use front page or dream weaver and do what ever you want to make the site looking the way you want it to look..
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Exactly. I started building on my own, but realized that I had no idea what to do. I hired a professional designer and it looks great and I didn't have to struggle with it for hours and hours to make it look good!
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Old 04-19-2011, 09:29 PM
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I would recommend dreamhost or hostgator. I've had bad experiences with godaddy and 1and1.
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Old 05-09-2011, 10:59 PM
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It's actually been the other way around for me, and many others. GoDaddy is NOT a hosting company by any means, sure they offer hosting, but that's about it. Its cheap and its great for static pages only.

Anything running on any Content Management System will be slowwwwww, because their database connection times are terrible! ~3 seconds just to connect to the database? wow This is on they're new 4GH hosting.
Before 4GH it was even worse...

But again for static pages, including their website tonight - no problems.

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I use GoDaddy. It started off good, but my designer keeps having trouble uploading my site onto my computer into DreamWeaver. He said 95% of the time GoDaddy is a great and affordable site for hosting, but the other 5% of the time is a nightmare.
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Old 04-21-2011, 07:57 PM
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I use intuit and like em a lot. They call me monthly and make sure i have everything i need. They are very helpful.
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Old 05-03-2011, 09:56 AM
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I use 1and1 for one of my sites, very happy with them.
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Old 05-03-2011, 10:04 AM
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Check out Weebly.

EASY to use, you can buy your domain name, you can edit your site anytime you want, the templates aren't too terrible. I like being able to quickly and easily update my site and add stuff on... it's not glamourous but it's a good start to get info and pics to your potential customers. I think content is key, even if the design is simple.
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