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Mr magoo    1

I've created this sticky thread for members to post their hosts that they use for their website. Clearly, we arent really looking here for the free hosts- geocities, lycos etc - rather the ones you pay for. We want to know about your good and bad expierences, how reliable they have been, how flexable on bandwidth, and overall feature wise. Do it in this format :

host name :

Notable Features :

Pros:

Problems:

Overall:

Link:

So - i'll start of for my website Zeebit :)

host name : OLM

Notable Features : PHP /Mysql, lots of free cgi scripts, PuTTY access, Password protect directories, FTP access

Pros: Excellent tech support- like 5 min replies - and useful ones at that, gives basic stats, Always fast and i've never had the website down - good VFM in general.

Problems: Only 1 FTP account on my setup, No PHPMyAdmin for DB stuff, Have a few probs everynow and again accessing the control panel - which is fairly limited if i'm honest- i'd prefer Cpanel - but for the price- its ok.

Overall: Mainly good- but a few downsides.

Link: http://www.olm.net

I will edit this thread to keep it clean and to the point :)

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ExtremeXDude    0

Host name : Demon-Host

Plans start from $4USD, unlimited features,

Unlimited features include:

:: Unlimited MySQL Databases

:: Unlimited E-mail Aliases

:: Unlimited Subdomains

:: Full Technical Support

:: Cpanel Control Panel, PHP, Perl Support, POP3 Accounts, Autoresponders, Email Forwarding, CGI-Bin, SSL Secure Server, Sendmail, Server Sides Includes SSI, Web Stats, FTP, Password Protection, Domain Hosting, Frontpage Server Side Extentions

:: Free Fantastico

Domains

If you do not currently own the domain you wish to use, you have several methods of purchase available.

:: Purchase your domain through demon-domains.com - This is the best method for full control of your domain. Click on the Domain names link in the menu to be redirected. When purchasing the domain, choose the option 'use demon-domains as my hosting provider.' Note: Credit Card is required.

Link:

www.Demon-Host.com

And Refer me "xDude" ;)

And i tell you these guys are like the best..

-xDude

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eye_see_you    0
My host for 2 domains for the past 2 years is iPowerweb

MB Storage 800 MB

Your-Name.com

International Domain Names

Transfer 40 GB

Email Features

POP3 Email Accounts / Web Based 400

Forwarding Accounts Unlimited

Autoresponder Unlimited

Email Filtering

Browser Based Email

Software and Scripts Availability

CGI-BIN

Perl Support

MySQL

PHP Support

Server Sides Includes

Frontpage 2000/2002 Extension

Web Site Statistics

Web Site Backup Software

Web Hosting Control Panel

Commerce Releated Features Availability

OS Commerce Shopping Cart

Agora Shopping Cart

Pay Pal Shopping Cart

Hosting Utilities Availability

File Manager

FTP Manager

Anonymous FTP Support

Power Plugins Availability

Formail Script

Guestboook

Bulletin Board

PHP Nuke

Chat

Blogger

Java Plug-Ins Availability

Java Clock

Java Date

Java Counter

Java Countdown

Content Plug-Ins Availability

Multiple Categories of Daily News Content

Financial, Business and World News

Web Directory

Software Content

Comics, Jokes and PC Enhancements

Marketing and Promotion Availability

Search Engine Submitter

Search Engines Position Report

Gif Optimizer and Banner Creator

Keyword and Meta Tag Generator

Website Link Checker

$50 Advertising Credit at Overture

Web Statistics Availability

Graphical Web Statistic Program

Access Logs

Error Logs

Bandwidth Usage

Advance Setting Availability

FrontPage Extensions

Error Pages

URL Redirect Service

GnuPG

Mime Types

Handlers

World Class Technology Availability

High Performance HP Servers

Dual OC-48 Connections on Diverse Backbones

3 Data Center Locations

Cisco Routers Using BGP4 Protocol

Daily Tape Back-ups

UPS Power Back-up, Diesel Back-up Generator

24/7 Network Monitoring

Additional Services Availability

Additional Pop Accounts Free

Shopping Cart Free

Price per Package DETAILS

3 Month Price - $30 Setup $9.95

6 Month Price - $30 Setup $8.95

12 Month Price (Free Setup) + Free Domain $7.95*

24 Month Price (Free Setup) + Free Domain $6.95 *

Domain Names $20 A Year

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My host for the third site is Hosting Beyond

Features Bronze Silver Gold Ultimate

Monthly Fee $5 / ?3 $10 / ?5 $20 / ?10.50 $30 / ?16

Yearly Fee* $50 / ?26 $100 / ?52 $200 / ?105 $300 / ?158

Web Space 250MB 500MB 1000MB 5000MB

Data Transfer per Month 10GB 20GB 50GB 70GB

MySQL Databases 10 20 50 Unlimited

Subdomains (example.yoursite.com) 10 20 50 Unlimited

POP3 Email Accounts Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

Email Forwarders Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

Email Auto Responders Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

Mailing Lists Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

FTP Accounts Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

Anonymous FTP Access No No Yes Yes

Webmail Access Yes Yes Yes Yes

SpamAssassin (Junk Mail Filter) Yes Yes Yes Yes

cPanel (for easy account administration) Yes Yes Yes Yes

I am very happy with both hosts. Neither have yet to be (blockquote><p> Ipoweweb is my host , I h

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lawtai    3

host name : hddweb.com

Notable Features : cheap, includes many features

Pros: good service, no problems, quick to answer, and cheap

Problems: none so far

Overall: great service.

Link: www.hddweb.com

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InnocentKiller    0

host name : IllusionFXNet

Notable Features : Free, includes PHP, Perl/CGI, mySQL, PostgreSQL, Cron Jobs, POP3 E-mail, cPanel

Pros: Fast server, high amounts of space for free host (500MB for domains, 250MB for subdomains)

Problems: Application process, you must submit a very good application

Overall: Very good service with alot in store for a free host.

Link: http://illusionfxnet.com

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HolyLiaison    0

Well this is the package I just purchased for $22.95 a month (They also have cheaper packages that are just as good):

Host Name:

Globat

Notable Features :

5,000 MB web server space

5,000 POP e-mail Accounts

100 GB data transfer

E-commerce and Application ready

This package includes all the tools necessary to create a functional e-commerce Web site. These tools include Shopping Cart, Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Shared Digital Security Certificate.

Geographical domain hosting

Multiple domains supported ($12 per extra domain)

Up to 4 extra sites on your account - no reselling.

24-hour FTP/Control Panel Access

You can access your FTP account and modify your account settings through our web control panel 24 hours a day.

Your very own cgi-bin directory

Your own Cgi-bin directory will allow you to use web scripts with scripting languages like PERL.

Flash, MYSQL, PHP4, PERL5 and SSI Support

Globat.com supports the use of leading web technologies like Shockwave Flash, MYSQL, PHP4 and PERL to enhance the visual appeal, security and functionality of your web site.

Stats Package (analyze your traffic)

Web site statistics allow you to view where your customers are coming from on the globe, how many times they visit and what they're looking at the most.

Unlimited e-mail forwarding, alias & autoresponders

Web based e-mail

Web based account management center

The Web based account management center will allow you to easily change your account's many options right from your web browser.

Tutorials

Access to online tutorials. (Great feature!)

24-hour Signature Support

24-hour responsive e-mail support is available to all Globat customers.

Pros:

Great support and prices. Accept Paypal. Free 1 or 2 year domain registration with purchase of 1 or 2 year package deal.

Problems:

None yet.

Overall:

Excellent host for all the space and bandwidth given out. Haven't had any problems that wern't my own fault yet. ;)

Link:

http://www.globat.com

Edit: I also purchased the unlimited subdomain package which costs $19 a year.

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Guest   

host name : phucknut.net

Notable Features : Unlimited Mailboxes, Unlimited MySQL DB's, Unlimited sub-domains, friendly tech support, CPanel control panel

Pros: Fast server, very cheap, very friendly tech support, stable.

Problems: Domain registration must be done manually by customer, but they just have to point it to phucknut's nameservers and everything is fine from there on :)

Overall: Great host!

Link: http://www.phucknut.net/packages.php

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dougkinzinger    0

Hello all. I have a need for cheap, low-storage ASP-based hosting, preferably actually on a Windows box, but ChiliSoft is OK. We're moving and changing ISPs. I could host it at work, but I'd rather just have it separate.

Also need the ability to forward my emails.

PM me.

Thanks much,

Doug

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Klassik    0

Host X

Control Panel: Direct Admin Direct Admin (very nice)

Unlimited Subdomains, Email accounts, mySQL datbases, webmail, etc etc.

My plan: 1600mb Diskspace, 45GB Transfer all for 15 bucks. Great uptime and no problems with the network or datacenter.

Check them out here: Host X

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lhommefm    0

Host Name: SolidInternet

Notable Features: Ultra-cheap linux hosting

Pros: Probably the cheapest stable host. Full features (php, mysql, cpanel, subdomains etc).

Problems: ONLY customer service is through their forums. No CGI. This is made clear on their website.

Overall: I've been happy with them so far. Low downtime, I would use this if you don't have a lot of money riding on your website, since if there are any problems it could be a few hours/days until the problem is resolved. For its price ( i think I pay $30 a year for 10 gig bandwidth/month, 500mb website ) its great. You do get a 99ish% uptime guarentee.

Link: http://www.solidinternet.com

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w0w0    0

Host name:Overclock Hosting

Offers quality Linux hosting and also allows custom plans

Notable Features :

Shared hosting

They have 3 plans:

Cubic

Space: 750 MB

Bandwidth: 17GB

MySQL: Unlimited

Subdomains: Unlimited

Domains: Unlimited

FTP Accounts: Unlimited

Email Accounts: Unlimited

Forwarders: Unlimited

Autoresponders: Unlimited

Mailing Lists: Unlimited

FREE DOMAIN**

Price (USD): $3.99/Mo.

Setup Fee: $0!

Standard

Space: 2GB

Bandwidth: 45GB

MySQL: Unlimited

Subdomains: Unlimited

Domains: Unlimited

FTP Accounts: Unlimited

Email Accounts: Unlimited

Forwarders: Unlimited

Autoresponders: Unlimited

Mailing Lists: Unlimited

FREE DOMAIN**

Price(USD): $9.45/mo.

Setup Fee: $0!

Fusion

Space: 5GB

Bandwidth: 100GB

MySQL: Unlimited

Subdomains: Unlimited

Domains: Unlimited

FTP Accounts: Unlimited

Email Accounts: Unlimited

Forwarders: Unlimited

Autoresponders: Unlimited

Mailing Lists: Unlimited

FREE DOMAIN(2)

Price(USD): $18.79

Setup Fee: $0!

All accounts include:

Webmail

Cron Jobs

PHP (Latest)

Perl (Latest)

CGI

Frontpage Ext.

cPanel 9

Fantastico

XController (#)

Free $5 Kanoodle account!

** 12 Months billing cycle only

(2) Only 6 or 12 months billing cycle

(#) Under request, go to support and request it.

Pros:Very quick response and help time.

Problems: None

Overall:Truly a great webhosting service for anyone. Customer service is the best and there's nothing more to ask. They also offer reseller accounts if anyone wants to start their own business

Link:http://www.overclockhost.com/

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Paradoxcydal    0

host name : Hostrocket.com

Notable Features :

RAID Protected Storage Space 1000mb

High Availability Bandwidth (w/ Month to Month Rollover) 50gb

Mail Server Storage 100mb

99.5% availability guaranteed

11.95 a month (@ a 1 year subscription) 9.95 /mo. (@ a 2 year subscription)

Pro's

REAL fast response time,

Great support

Problems:

No 18+

None technical yet (in 3,5 years)

Overall: 4.9 out of 5 :shifty:

Link: Hostrocket.com

Tell em Brilliant-Minds sent you (they'll love that :D)

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chconline    158

a small orange hosting is the best!

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electic102    0

My plan:

Dual Zeon 2.5 Ghz with 1GB of Ram

Redhat 9

73 GB SCSI Hard Drive

Unmetered Bandwidth:)

2500 a year.

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Aeonandromere    2

Host Name: Illusionfxnet

Features: Free and Paid Plans, Paid have up to 90GB of Bandwidth a month.

Pros: Dual Intel Xeon 2.8GHz with HT w/ 1024MB RAM Server for paid users, Intel Celeron 2.4GHz w/ 1024MB of RAM for Free Users.

Cons: Application Process for FREE users only.

Overall: 10, great support, and only getting better.

LINK: http://www.illusionfxnet.com

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+chorpeac    30
a small orange hosting is the best!

Oh how I wish they would support ASP.NET.... :( :cry:

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hava333    0

Yeah, im disappointed in the lack of hosting for asp.net. Asp.net is the future, why the flip doesnt anybody realize this. PHP is way overrated.

I personally like illusionfxnet.com, its free. But it doesnt support ASP.NET. I just use it for a forum.

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Aeonandromere    2

Hmmm ASP.NET.... maybe we could support that on Illusionfxnet down the road... Either via Mono or a Dedicated Win Server.

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Chriz UK    0

Host Name: BigWebHost

Features: Unlimited Bandwith, Unlimited Space Which Contains Around 10000MB.

Pros: ?3.99 For 1 Year, Lots Of Features Via Fantistico On C-Panel. Cons:> Not Sure On This Site Maybe A Dod, $199.99 After 1 YearOverall:> 4 - As not sure what to think, everything seems good so far.LINK:> http://www.bigwebhosting.biz/hosting.html

Would someone be able to clarify this as a good site?

Cheers,

Chris

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WhizzKid    1

host name : VexiaL

Notable Features : Great billing/support control panel, cPanel, nice support

Pros: cPanel, cheap, good support, good client support/billing control panel, great amount of space and bandwidth, Fantastico, a lot of addon domains, SimSkins and xController cpanel themes on request

Problems: no 24/7/365 support, although it is within 12 hours at most

Overall: 9/10

Link: www.vexial.net

They are offering a $10.00/month Company Startup plan that has 10GB of space with 150GB of bandwidth until the beginning of October.

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Sn1p3t    0

Host Name: EAServe

Notable Features: Only supports ASP.net (supposedly faster :s)

Pros: Cheap, fast

Problems: No PHP (but with ASP.net, who needs it?)

Link: http://www.easerve.com

100MB

5GB BW

50MB SQL Server DB

5 POP3

$10 a month

Host Name: WebHost4Life

Notable Features: ASP.net, Site builders... and stuff, #1 on response time according to CNet :o

Link: http://www.webhost4life.com

300MB

Unlimited BW

SSL

300MB SQL Server DB

100 POP3

$10

WebHost4Life is the clear winnar! ;)

Edited by Sn1p3t

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Ricky Baby    1

Host Name: Uk webhosting Direct

Notable Features: Cheap linux hosting, PHP, MySQL, POP3, FTP etc etc

Pros: cheap, great support over the forums + tickets, somw disallowed scripts (chats mainly)

Problems: slight problem when it came to renewing but it was quickly solved by email

Overall: really good guys, i recomend anyone to em

Link: http://www.ukwebsolutionsdirect.co.uk/supp...efault&nosave=1

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l33t    0

Name: Demon-Host.net

Web: www.demon-host.com

Rating: 9.9 out of 10

Support:

:: Unlimited MySQL Databases

:: Unlimited E-mail Aliases

:: Unlimited Subdomains

:: Full Technical Support

:: Cpanel Control Panel, PHP, Perl Support, POP3 Accounts, Autoresponders, Email Forwarding, CGI-Bin, SSL Secure Server, Sendmail, Server Sides Includes SSI, Web Stats, FTP, Password Protection, Domain Hosting, Frontpage Server Side Extentions

Notes: One of the best Host's ive seen in ages..

Finally! a server that has Great uptime! and is stable..

iThe dude that manages the server converted my site from an old crappy server to the new one completly Free!

A Must Check out if you are after a fast cheap server!

Heres my site they are hosting! www.xpuser.net

Feel free to check it out and browse the forums.. you will notice that the forum pages loads freakin fast!

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IceDogg    3

host name: Hostgator.net

Notable Features: To many great ones to list. LINK: Features

Pros: Fast, reliable, Fairly cheap, Easy to manage

Problems: Haven't had any that was The host fault, just me learning and messing it up..LOL

Overall: GREAT!! Never had downtime yet.. knock on wood.

Link: Hostgator

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steve1011111    0

:cool: Host name: JackPearce Hosting Solutions. :cool:

Notable Features :

9 Plans. All plans come complete with cPanel 9, cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC2). Linux Server.

All accounts include:

Webmail

PHP

Perl

MySQL

CGI

Frontpage Ext.

cPanel 9, cPanel Pro 1.0 (RC2)

Fantastico

If you pay yearly you get 2 months FREE!

Link: http://hosting.jackpearce.com

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h3h    0

Host Name : Tengun Networks

Notable Features : Inexpensive, H-Sphere CP, great support, simple, clean, money-back guarantee.

Pros: Fast, reliable, cheap.

Problems: Minimal network downtime from router replacements (one occasion).

Overall: Awesome (5/5)

Link: http://tengun.net

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