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josweb
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Hii all, I have recently been having problems with Hostgator shutting down my website. It’s only on a shared server and it seems that now is the right time to move it. My question is – to where?! I have looked at a few places such as MediaTemple and WPEngine but I’m unsure where would be best for me. Does anybody have any advice? I only get about 5,000 visits per month but I plan increase this, with more attention given to free downloads, ads etc. I’m also based in the U.K if that makes any difference? I look forwards to any help, as it’s getting confusing over here!

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FinalDestiny
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Try intoVPS.com. The only thing is that it’s unmanaged.

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tommusrhodus
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I would also like to hear some opinions on this – I use cloudnext – shared hosting – it’s ok but I think it’s starting to bend a bit under TF weight, I’m thinking of switching to their dedicated hosting as they’ve been good so far, but opinions would be good :)

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josweb
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Try intoVPS.com. The only thing is that it’s unmanaged.

Thank you, but I think that I need it to be managed at the moment as it’s the first time I’m going to try this. I would die if anything went wrong!

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crossroad
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@josweb you get only 5000 visitors per month and still hostgator closed your account?? 5000 means around 165 visitors a day? You sure thats the reason?

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josweb
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@josweb you get only 5000 visitors per month and still hostgator closed your account?? 5000 means around 165 visitors a day? You sure thats the reason?

They keep disabling it, either to traffic spikes and/or a WP Plugin. They have given me a few different reasons recently! Actually… last month was about 6,500… Still not lots but i also want to integrate my TF previews here too. So that will increase the traffic.

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crossroad
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Wow, I didnt know they were so bad. If you are looking for shared hosting may be you can try Dreamhost. I was hosting a website with ~4000 visits/day with them and didnt have any problem.

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kops
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We use the VMWare Cloud hosting at EUKHost and have very little problems with them at all.

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PixelBin
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Don’t forget to host static files (such as downloads) with Amazon S3 to serve them insanely quick and cheap.

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naifamoodi
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Mentioning how much you are looking to spend per month on this can help others help you better. And also mention whether you want it to be managed or unmanaged.

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