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Choosing a PHP Web Host
Sep 22, 2008 @ 11:19:54

The Total PHP site has a few suggestions for you to look at before choosing your next web host - five of them:

  • PHP 4 or 5? - if you haven't made the switch to PHP5, there's no better time
  • Linux/Apache - Windows is largely an ASP.NET platform
  • Access to outside the document root - it can be very useful for templates, config files and the like
  • Scripting requirements - be sure anything you might need for an outside application (like WordPress) is there
  • General advice

There's a bit more detail on each of the points to round out the advice.

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