So what do you suggest? All I want...seriously is to be on the safe side. dapossetakeova.net is my site and soon to grow...I want to have members out the ying yang...and they can post..upload things...and have fun...and not have to worry about me exceeded my bandwith.... But yet..not go broke trying to pay....I rather pay for osmething good and secure..and that can handle the traffic that is soon to come...and don;t mind paying yearly..but not oiver do it...I'm so lost right now!!!!!
Originally posted by wbpro 1) Dont pay yearly, start monthly and test how things go.
2) If your site is new, try to make an estimate of how long it will take to grow. Maybe you can start with a hosting with 20gb of transfer and have the option to upgrade as you grow.
3) Search in google and here for hosts, then make a thread asking for reviews. That always help.
4) Stay away from hostings offering unlimited, sooner or later they will go out of business taking you with them.
TRue....but I hate paying month to month..I rather get it out the way...and what if something happens and I forgot to pay on time...My site,members and everything going down....I just want something with enough gb... man...i'm sitting here stressing!!!!
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For one as stated earlier there is going to be physical limits to any shared hosting solution (even dedicated servers pose limits but of course can be tweaked so to speak to allow less limiting but beyond that you still have the hardware limitations and the kernel as well).
In general these "Unlimited" threads are truely becoming "Unlimited."
Everyone is correct there is no such thing as "Unlimited" Bandwidth.
So far this month you have used a little over 2GB of bandwidth. If you were to transfer 100GB+ the host would probably shut your site down. Did the host provide you with a Terms of Service or an Acceptable Use Policy? Normally these type of documents contain the "fine print" of Unlimited Bandwidth.
If you site is also going down already than this is a sign that they are overselling to other clients as well.
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