If you are able to manage your own server with basic Linux sysadmin skills,
I've had decent experiences with Digital Ocean, Linode, and Vultr, with
Vultr currently being the cheapest option last I checked.
If you want managed hosting, I have done freelance work for a bunch of
clients who use Kinsta and have been fairly impressed with that platform. I
agree with Chris above: avoid Bluehost. Godaddy is also very overrated.
Wordpress.com is good except my understanding is that they only allow
plugins and themes from a whitelist. If you want something outside of that,
you are out of luck. That's a dealbreaker for me.
Library Systems and Discovery Coordinator
James C. Kirkpatrick Library
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 10:22 AM Chuck McAndrew <
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> Hi Andrew,
> Have you considered moving it to wordpress.com? I have been pretty pleased
> with them. You get to run your site, but they take care of updates etc.
> Makes running a wordpress site pretty easy and they are fairly inexpensive.
> Chuck McAndrew
> IT Librarian
> Lebanon Public Libraries
> Lebanon NH
> On Wed, Jul 3, 2019 at 12:46 PM Andrew L Hickner <[log in to unmask]>
> > Dear colleagues,
> > We are exploring moving the Wordpress website for the local chapter of
> > library association to managed hosting. I'd appreciate any advice and/or
> > provider reviews you are willing to share, and would be happy to
> > responses for the list if there is interest.
> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> > Andy Hickner, MSI
> > Health Sciences Librarian
> > Seton Hall University | Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus
> > [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | 1-973-542-6973
> > http://library.shu.edu/ihs
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