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Reviews

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS’ robust, global network of data centers offers blazing-fast speeds and unparalleled uptime, but it’s not ideal for beginners. If I had an improvement suggestion, I’d request instant customer service for all customers.

4.7
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RoseHosting

RoseHosting is one of the better hosts that I’ve come across. The shared hosting and VPS plans really stand out, and scalability isn’t a problem either. Add them to your list for sure, but you’ll also want to shop around and be careful of those optional extras.

4.6
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Eco Hosting

For more than ten years, EcoHosting has provided customers around the world with Linux web hosting, VPS, dedicated services, and reseller plans. Their customers enjoy personalized 24/7 support, and high performance courtesy of SSD-powered hosting services.

4.6
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HostWithLove

HostWithLove provides fully managed web hosting and dedicated servers to 6,000+ customers in the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Brazil, and Asia. The company has secure and well-equipped data servers in nine locations across four continents.

4.6
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Exoscale

Established in 2011, Exoscale is a Switzerland-based cloud hosting solutions provider run by cloud enthusiasts and individuals with years of experience in the IT industry. Since their inception, Exoscale has built a reputation as a trusted European platform for running mission critical workloads in the cloud.

4.6
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HostSailor

HostSailor operates servers with SSD in data centers located in the Netherlands and Romania. With their shared and VPS packages, customers can choose servers that run on Linux or Windows OS.

4.6
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Web Werks Data Centers

Web Werks Data Centers is a premier hosting company that operates Tier III and Tier IV data centers with 99.9% SLA uptime. The company offers standard hosting and dedicated servers along with software and e-commerce solutions to customers in 23 countries.

4.6
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ISPRIME

ISPRIME is a fast-growing IT company that was founded in 1998 by three budding entrepreneurs. With redundant networks and secure data centers, ISPRIME is a fantastic choice for customers who are looking for an all-in-one hosting platform.

4.6
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Argeweb

Dutch host Argeweb offers first-year hosting for only one euro, but its hosting plans get pricey thereafter. I'd feel better about this hosting business of I'd been able to summon a pre-sales support response.

4.5
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HyperHosting

Greek web hosting provider HyperHosting was founded in 2001. Its hosting plans are pricey, but you can get a free domain, and I found the pre-sales support to be prompt.

4.5
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Hosterion

For competitively priced hosting plans with one month free for an annual commitment, you could consider Hosterion as your Romainian host.

4.5
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Netsite

Netsite is one of Denmark's oldest web hosting providers, but its plans are pricey.

4.5
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Tárhely.Eu

Hungarian hosting company Tárhely.Eu started out in 2009. Its plans are competitively priced, but you have to pay for a few things that you might expect to get for free elsewhere.

4.5
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Magyar Hosting

Hungarian web hosting provider Magyar Hosting is based in Budapest. It offers several GDPR-compliant hosting plans with plenty of performance-enhancing features, but I'd feel better if I'd been able to summon some pre-sales support.

4.5
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Gandi.net

Gandi isn’t the cheapest web host, but the good news is that it offers pretty decent services at reasonable rates. It also has impressive loading times across Europe and the United States.

4.5
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Blog Posts

How to Create a New Account with MochaHost

MochaHost is not the most well-known U.S. provider, but it is a bit of a hidden gem, selling budget-friendly hosting with a nice set of features for beginners and experts alike. Did you read my in-depth review on MochaHost and decide to give it a go? Why not? There’s a massive 180-day money-back guarantee. If you’re ready to get started, this article will take you...

5.0
June 07, 2024
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Introducing Jambo! The Cute, Unofficial Mascot of Joomla

Many of the most well-known open-source platforms have mascots - Tux is the adorable penguin mascot for Linux, we all know the little robot, Snoo, is Reddit's mascot, and even Drupal has the Druplicon. But do you know who is missing a mascot? Joomla. And while a 2016 effort by the company's marketing team failed to come up with a crowd-sourced mascot, three years later, a...

4.0
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How to Connect a Domain and Install WordPress on Contabo

Based in Germany, Contabo specializes in webspace packages and dedicated servers. The company has 5,000 servers across two data centers, in Munich and Nuremberg. Have you read my in-depth review on Contabo and decided to give it a try? If you’re just getting started, this blog post will guide you through the steps to set up a WordPress website and connect your domain. Are...

5.0
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How to Cancel Your Account with Go4Hosting and Get a Refund

We put Go4Hosting’s refund policy to the test. We're happy to report we received our refund in full, even though we signed up for the cheapest plan. Did you sign up with Go4Hosting and realize it’s not all it’s cracked up to be? Maybe, like me, you got spooked by the constant security errors or bugged that the team wasn’t able to install Softaculous for...

5.0
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How to Connect a Domain and Install WordPress on AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s leading cloud hosting provider. Its annual revenue is in the billions, and its customers are big names like Netflix and Unilever. It's well-known for its uptime and easy-to-follow documentation. This article is going to take you through the process to create a WordPress website and connect a domain on AWS. It’s quick and easy, taking...

4.0
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Connect a Domain & Install WordPress On Google Cloud

Google Cloud Platform is a powerful cloud hosting service for enterprises and developers. If you’ve decided to give it a try, this guide will take you step-by-step through the process to connect a domain and install WordPress. It doesn’t take very long, and it can be done without support (there’s none available unless you pay anyway). ‌GO TO GOOGLE CLOUD PLATFORM Step...

4.0
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KnownHost vs HostGator – Which One is Better in 2024?

KnownHost and HostGator are two popular American hosting providers that were launched just a few years apart; KnownHost in 2006 and HostGator earlier in 2002. They both have solid international client bases, and they both offer a range of hosting products and services including shared hosting, cloud hosting, WordPress hosting, VPS hosting, reseller hosting, dedicated servers,...

4.0
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How to Create a New Account with Hetzner

Hetzner has more than 40,000 customers and around 20 years of experience in the website hosting industry. Its plans aren’t particularly outstanding, but the customer service is decent. This article will take you step by step through the process to create an account with Hetzner. It’s functional and easy to do, but it’s not the most modern experience. If you want to learn...

4.5
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How to Connect a Domain and Install WordPress on Hetzner

Hetzner is a South African website hosting provider. It has decent customer service options but its slower website load speeds and moderate prices aren’t inspiring. This article will take you step by step through the process to connect a domain and install WordPress on Hetzner. You may want to read more about Hetzner afterward, in which case, head over my in-depth review...

4.7
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9 Best STILL FREE Website Monitoring Tools in 2024

Monitoring your own website used to be a complicated matter, but not anymore. These days, there are quite a few easy-to-use website monitoring tools out there, and some are even free. The most complicated matter is knowing which one to choose. As with any type of free service, it can be hard to know which ones you can really rely on - and choosing your website monitoring...

4.7
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Privacy Policy Free Template – GDPR 2024 Compliant

Sometimes "small things" like privacy policies might slip your mind when building your website. You are so focused on the color scheme and navigation bars, that this "silly little page" doesn't register. However, when the EU passed its General Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws, it is now essential for you to consider online privacy policy issues, especially if your target...

4.9
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Hotjar.com – Helping You Understand How Your Site is Really Being Used

I have to say that even though I have read a lot and have spoken to many people about privacy and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), I don’t think that I have ever come across anyone who is as positive and enthusiastic about it as Dr. David Darmanin, the founder and CEO of Hotjar.com. Rather than seeing it as a mandated requirement to be reluctantly implemented, David...

4.7
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7 Best Website Monitor Plugins and Tools for WordPress 2024

WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for hosting websites, thanks to its ease of use and flexibility, but it is also one of the most popular targets for cybercriminals. WordPress sites get thousands of attempted attacks every day from hackers who want to bring down your site, along with many others. Sometimes, more “natural” causes - such as a sudden surge in traffic...

5.0
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10 Fastest Ways to Increase Your Website Uptime (TODAY!)

Your website’s uptime is important to you. You want to enjoy the highest possible revenue, make the most online sales, see the best conversion rates, and increase your visitor metrics. One important element is your website’s uptime. If your website is down, no one can buy from your site, visitors will become frustrated that they can’t access your content, and search engines...

3.9
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