Good Website Services?

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Post » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:47 pm

@jegcelorio I usually go with a different hosting service each year this way I get deals. There all pretty similar some are cheap, and will spam your email trying to sell you extra stuff you don't need daily. And some are a little more expensive, and will give you better service. I guess you get what you pay for.

For a beginner I would recommend Hostgator mainly because of there easy to use cPanel, and great service. They are a little more expensive though.

This year I went with iPage. So far I am very happy with them. If you decide to go with iPage go all the way to the checkout. Then try either going back one page at a time or just try closing the page. I did this while shopping for a new hosting service, and a new page opened offering me everything for $23.88 USD for one year. Wink2013-03-13 16:11:26
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Post » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:15 am

@Wink. Thanks for the Hostgator tip! It's another hosting service that I'm considering. I'm glad for the iPage discount you've described!

@Jogosgratispro:WOW! For a second stage in my hosting plans, that list is great!

@theubie--thanks for the insight regarding goddady! What's the app&game you have sold digitally? I'm eager to know about it!

Thanks everyone! As soon as I open my website, I'll let you know about the service I've chosen and its pros/cons!
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Post » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:29 am

It was a web based MMO, actually. It's going through a rewrite using C2 as the front end. Will be launching it again once I get everything done. Was called Universal Wrestling Experience (UWE) and was in the same vein as another web MMO called The Wrestling Game.

The problem was something or someone (could never get GoDaddy's canned tech support they have for their normal hosting side to figure it out) was physically deleting php files from our account. Needless to say that caused problems.

That's the other advantage of GoDaddy's dedicated server and virtual dedicated servers...their support is in house rather than outsourced over seas. When you call, you actually get people who can do things and take the time to listen to YOU about what you've already done rather than make you jump through hoops in a script before passing you off to a higher tier support.
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Post » Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:31 pm

@BluePhaze, sorry for the delayed reply,

1to1 may have changed, but about 5 years ago they where a complete nightmare to deal with.

If your payment lapses, they will give you a 1-2 day warning before they pull your site down which is somewhat understandable.

What sucks, is that they make a special effort to make a webpage on your domain that advertises your competitors sites, or offensive products.

I did one of the sites for a Church group, and they made a bunch of links to BSDM toy sites (torture devices, leather clothes, sexy yet sensible edible underwear).

The other site that lapsed was a gate company, and they listed all of their competition.

I leave the billing stuff up to the client to avoid complications. Some people do not answer their email every day or even every week. The church group got terrorized f1rst, and then before I could get all of my clients moved over to another host they nailed the gate company.

Once you pay them off, and your penalty fee, it takes them 4-5 days to change your domain back.

Their tech support is non-english speaking most of the time, and trying to get email, or webchat help is like putting a help message in a bottle ,and throwing it into the sea.

Put that up there with over sold servers, and major amounts of downtime, it is really not worth it. Their tactic are those of terrorists, and pirates.

Extorting people like this is just the tip of the ice-burg. You will go through layers, and layers of 'scumbaggerie' if you choose to deal with these degenerates.
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Post » Wed Mar 27, 2013 5:36 pm

Hello everyone!

I've decided to invest on ASO (A Small Orange). Great costumer service. I used it for asking questions to the staff regarding their hosting plans. I'm in the development phase of my website know. I'll let everyone know how the ASO servers handle traffic, and the website's up/down times. jegcelorio2013-03-27 17:37:16
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Post » Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:12 pm

You've made your choice but I'm going to throw my 2 cents anyway. I'm using Decker Services, which I found on freewebspace.net as a participant of some random stranger's free web host longevity research. Decker Services ranked top with the longest uptime over 3 years and fast, concise response to problems.
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Post » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:12 am

@rosareven: Thanks for the info about freewebspace.net!

Hello everyone!

Here's my site using ASO as a web host. It is a simple website, and I'm still learning how to improve it! Feel free to navigate through it!

http://jegcelorio.com

The apps and philosophy section will be updated soon!

Thanks for all your comments, reviews, and suggestions!!jegcelorio2013-04-05 02:14:52
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Post » Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:59 am

Nice! congrats on the game yorsh!
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Post » Wed May 08, 2013 12:33 pm

[QUOTE=jegcelorio] Hello Scirra Community!

I'm willing to invest on a web site of my own.

Are there any hosting services or website creation tools you recommend?

I'll appreciate your comments and suggestions!

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If you are looking for good web hosting service,then you can visit Tucktail.com .Here they provide web hosting service with three plans at reasonable cost.Among them you can choose any one of the plan according to your requirements.They also provide Free setup and software,Daily backup,24/7 customer support etc...
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