[hcs-d] Simple/Cheap web host

Carl Jackson carl at avtok.com
Sat May 29 17:19:52 EDT 2010


If you're looking for the shittiest customer support and least intuitive web panel you've ever seen, I recommend 1and1. They're pretty much only good for cheap ($4 a month) space and bandwidth.

But in general, +1 for Dreamhost

On May 29, 2010, at 1:15 PM, Greg Brockman wrote:

> I'm a fan of Dreamhost.  With the appropriate promo code, you can get
> a year for fairly cheap.  Although, it looks like they've bumped their
> monthly prices from 5.95 (when I first started using them two years
> ago or so) to 8.95.  Hostmonster is not quite as shiny, but they look
> like they're still 5.95.
> 
> These sites provide a lot more power than your friend strictly needs.
> However, I don't know of any places off the top of my head that would
> be better...
> 
> Greg
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 1:31 AM, Jim Danz <danz at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> 
>> A friend of mine wants to set up a simple website to host a 'photo' gallery
>> of her artwork.  I ran through the general "why not just use Facebook?
>> Flickr" but she's convinced that she wants to host her own.
>> 
>> With minimal poking I found a few passable PHP/mySQL photo galleries, but
>> I'm not sure what to recommend for a web host.  I don't even remember the
>> names of the companies that I used to use for such purposes back in high
>> school, nor are they probably still current.  Anyone have a
>> simple/cheap/easy/reliable low-featured web host of choice?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Jim
>> 
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