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  • Hello,

    What do I need to consider when choosing a host? What is the difference between cPanel and ‘the other’, which I can’t remember the name of.

    On some hosting options I see the mention of a contron panel, other I don’t. Why do I need this, or is it alwasy included? At the request of a recent web designer, I engaged with (mt) Medial Templs and got the DV service for $50/month…this seems a bit expensive, but then again I don’t know the reason he had me purchase that option. I have since cancelled the service because he took the money and ran.

    Any help would be appreciated!


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  • esmi


    Forum Moderator

    Please try searching the forums for “hosting”. There are plenty of pre-existing topic available on this subject.

    Hello Esmi,

    True there are thread RE: hosting, but still needing answers control panel part of the question. Why is this so important…or is it?





    Forum Moderator

    Because these threads attract spam and are usually closed.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)


    🏳️‍🌈 Halfelf Rogue & Plugin Review Team Rep

    And because what I want from a host may be different than you or esmi. It’s like asking what flavor of ice cream is best. Too subjective 😉


    Per the Forum welcome, we close topics like this due to the amount of spam that they attract. The WordPress team has provided a list of a few recommended hosting providers. For more details and other recommendations, please search through the forums or via Google (or your preferred search engine).

    (Note: By closing this post I neither support nor condemn the use of the servers listed on the official hosting page, and encourage you to search around.)

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