How to choose a web host

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Always let your development team choose the web host for the following reasons:

  • They are building the website and know the server requirements.
  • They will have a list of reliable hosting companies based on first-hand experience.
  • It may work out cheaper as web agencies often have discounts with their preferred web host.

I am rebuilding my site – should I change host?

If you are happy with your existing web host, there is no need to change.
I would only change if your have found a better cheaper option, or your are experiencing problems such as downtime, or your website is running slow.

Hosting companies recommended from personal experience

Please note that I have no affiliation with these companies. I have worked with them all at some point in the past and have mainly positive things to say:

  • Hosting companies for large high-traffic websites – Inmotion, Hostpoint, Bluehost
  • Green hosting companies help you reduce your carbon footprintGreengeeks.
  • Italian hosting companies – OVH are the best large company, alternatively we like Serverpoint

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About Mike Fitzpatrick

Mike is front end developer and consultant at Jeyjoo. He develops websites and web apps as well as advising small to medium sized business on their online marketing strategy.

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