September 17th, 2012, 07:50 AM
I am looking for a webhost to laucnh my football/soccer website on.
I hope to be using wordpress for the main site which will have articels and reviews. I also hope to link to a forum from here as well? So i would like a script install system in teh canel that will alllow for this?
How much space do i need etc? Im not sure i would like to start of small and upgrade when the time is needed?
I don;t et have a domain as i have been searching and seaching for that killer domain most have been taken, i would like if possible a submdomain just to start with so i can get the site up before i but the domain. The domain is only aroun £6 for a UK im just trying tofind the right one.
Fast and realible is what i am looking for.
Not sure if i am llowed to say this here but it is a hobby website and a not for profit site so quite happy for adds o be placed to keep hosting price down
September 17th, 2012, 08:26 AM
I hope the wordpress for the main site, we will required the article and reviews. That the script install to the system this require.
the server is very fast and reliable to looking.
September 19th, 2012, 05:52 PM
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September 20th, 2012, 01:21 AM
September 20th, 2012, 02:35 AM
It sounds like, as you suggest, finding a reliable host that allows easy upgrades is the way forward for you. I would suggest a few GB disk space to begin with - Wordpress, whilst good, isn't particularly light weight IMO.
Most hosts have an installation system so this isn't usually a problem to find. With us, we provide Fantastico.
Here's our pitch. GigaTux, a UK-based provider, is fast (with databases on SSDs) and super reliable. We're not the absolute cheapest though, but if you're happy to spend a few pounds a month, you'll get a decent service.
I recommend starting off with our Apprentice package:
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September 20th, 2012, 01:11 PM
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September 20th, 2012, 01:26 PM
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September 20th, 2012, 02:16 PM
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November 2nd, 2012, 07:49 AM
Reliability, support service quality (24 x 7) and uptime guarantee with SLA.
+ 1 to this as this is how one should start approaching if the website is new and still to be launched.
@gaffer - As you mentioned most of the data of your website will be in for form of articles, reviews and forums (all of text format mostly) so you will not require that much amount of resources so don't think that much about resources and price, just think about reliability, support service quality (24 x 7) and uptime guarantee with SLA.
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November 3rd, 2012, 04:19 AM
Did you find any solution yet? I'd suggest to look at the offers section, where good hosting deals are available.