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Choosing the Right Web Host

The recently wrote an interesting post entitled "Things You Can Do Without in Hosting." In it, the author makes an interesting point: web hosting services often try to load their packages with features in an effort to draw in business -- but it is rare when a customer actually utilizes those features.

The author makes a comparison to a packing list for a camping trip: "He packed away changes of clothing, sunscreen, a TV, food, cooking supplies, free weights, sleeping bags, compressed air, bug spray, and several kitchen sinks" he wrote. "If this packing list sounds somewhat odd to you, you are not alone. Oddly enough this story does draw a parallel with web hosting."

How, then, does one analyze the lists of features offered by web hosting services? Think about the content you're hosting and what will primarily make that content functional, simple, and easy to use.

If you're hosting a blog, for instance, you'll need blogging software, and ideally a host that offers multiple blogs. "You may find that you like something a bit off the beaten path such as PixelPost as opposed to using WordPress," he noted. "Other essentials include a control panel (for administrating your site),  multimedia support (you may not need it now, but being able to add video, podcasts, streaming audio, etc to your blog could be something that you will need in the future), and you will want a company that offers quality support. All other features are pretty much filler."

Your familiarity with web development will also be a factor; some web hosting services are more flexible than others. WordPress, for instance, can easily be transformed into a fully-functioning web-site because of the tools they offer. Their content management software (CMS), however, is not always beginner friendly.

To read more about how to approach one's hosting-list-of-needs, see the original article at Once you have identified your hosting needs, check out our complete list of web hosting providers.

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Choosing the Right Web Host
Authored by: Anonymous on Saturday, August 18 2012 @ 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Hosting companies that inflate their plans with unwarranted features are not customer oriented, they are pure marketing schemes! The best web hosting companies all have WordPress, and WorPress hosting. Search one out that meets your needs. WordPress today it is recognized as a extremely popular CMS that you can easily create a dynamic website with a blog all in one. Find the best host that offers WordPress hosting.