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Who do you use to host your website?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Cara, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. Cara

    Cara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2007
    NM
    I'm wanting to start my own website, who would you recommend to use to host it, and how much do you pay for yours? I don't have any web design software of my own.
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
  3. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Homestead.com

    Not free but completely drag and drop software. Great ease of use for those of us who don't know HTML.

    COmes with 1,000s of templates or create your own. You can add shopping carts, stores, menus, etc.
     
  4. texas_chick

    texas_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use webhostgiant.com and love it. Only $15 for both of my websites for 3 months! And it's awesome about down-times (doesn't have any! LOL)
    Not sure what kind of site builder they offer. I upload my pages and use MS Frontpage to create them myself...
     
  5. Cara

    Cara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2007
    NM
  6. Jolly Acres

    Jolly Acres Out Of The Brooder

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    GoDaddy.com has it all
    wide range of prices depending on what all you want.
    I have been using them for many years and there customer service is also outstanding.
     
  7. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    Quote:most companies allow you to upgrade to those options and not very expensive.
     
  8. Cara

    Cara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2007
    NM
    texas_chick, do you use their deluxe plan?

    I've been promising to build a website for my husband for the longest time also. Maybe that's the kick up the butt I need [​IMG]
     
  9. Krysstyllanthrox

    Krysstyllanthrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought my domain name from GoDaddy.com but have my hosting through Vermont Web Host. I love, love, LOVE them!

    If I have a problem I get to speak to a real person. They've bent over backward to help me fix an issue that was my fault. Never had down time. Their control panel is really easy to use. I would recommend them to anyone.

    I have used Microsoft Frontpage to make site designs.

    HOnestly though, right now I mostly use my site to host my blog. I got one through wordpress.org and installed it on my domain. There are tons of templates you can install/tweak to make it look like you want.

    Vermont Web Host's control panel has several programs for content that you can just install/update via Fantastico de Lux so that you have the template already. But that really depends on what you are going to do.

    If you have some specific questions, feel free to PM me to ask. Not only do I have my own site but my husband is a Sys Admin and is used to me pestering him about all sorts of things.
     

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