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    What do i need to host these things

    Hello,
    I would like to host a website with a wordpress blog, a mybb forum, an irc, and a vpn for 1-2 users.

    What kind of requirements would I need?

    Would I be better off to get a shared host like
    jixhost (unlimited for $4.99/mo),
    use a free irc server
    and get a vpn from someone like SuperVPN (unlimited for 3.99/mo)?

    I also have an old system im not using kicking around with a 1Ghz CPU 128MB Ram and a 10gb hdd.

    What should I do?

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    You certainly would want to look at the pros and cons of each setup and see what is of value to you. I do like that with a VPS, you have more flexibility of your hosting environment, which will allow you to experiment with other scripts or applications.

    If you're still unsure about the VPS, maybe it try it out for a month and see if you like it or not. I know a lot of VPS providers are providing first month discounts in the advertising forums.

    If you're looking for a cost effective VPS solution, check out cleverkite.com
    Tin Pham
    Solutions Engineer
    WP Engine - WordPress Hosting, Perfected.

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    It depends on your budget and experience, from my POV, I'd go for VPS, but maybe for you it might be easier to get a good shared hosted(not unlimited) from WHT and a VPN service... and free IRC.

    What's your full budget, if planning to get VPS?
    Diego Rodríguez B. - https://diegorbaquero.com
    CS Student, Geek, Software Engineer, Developer

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    @Tin that looks very reasonable.
    @Deroba Well probably around $10-$20 a month

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    Pretty decent... might wanna take a fully managed server. So for that price I'd suggest WooServers or 123Systems
    Diego Rodríguez B. - https://diegorbaquero.com
    CS Student, Geek, Software Engineer, Developer

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