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Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site?

From: Craig Mullins - Pleasanton S.
Sent on: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 3:14 PM
I second http://vaultpress.com/plans/ It rocks.
 
Craig Mullins
Cell (925)[masked] - Fax (925)[masked] www.funcabinrentals.com - Cabin Rentals In Twain Harte, CA USA
 
In a message dated 1/30/2013 1:35:16 P.M. Pacific Standard Time, [address removed] writes:
Rose,

Managed WP hosting:
- I have had good experiences with zippykid.com
- Have heard good reports from others using wpengine and page.ly

Regular shared hosting:
- Have had good experiences with arvixe and rochen
- I steer people away from DreamHost (as you have discovered)

Either way, backups are essential
- VaultPress is the best if you can afford it
- BackupBuddy is a great option, as well
- BackWPup is a good free plugin, but requires more configuration and restores aren't as automatic as the previous 2
- Backups provided by your host may or may not be adequate--test them before you decide to forgo your own backup solution

I'm sorry to hear this has happened to you.

Grant Kinney

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