So, here is the second part of “Finding the Right Host for your Blog“.
Server Requirements : WordPress server requirements are simple, ( as long as you are planning not to host wordpress MU,Â or plugins that require additional features and resources ). Lets go straight to wordpress.org, and check out server requirements.
PHP 4.3 or greater
MySQL 4.0 or greater
The mod_rewrite Apache module
If you are too lazy to check this out, wordpress has an email template that you can send to your “would be” host, and then just wait for their answer.Â Okay, don’t get confused. Most of the webhosts support all these 3 on all of their linux based plans.
Additional features/offers : Now it’s time to check for some additional stuff !! . Do they give you something extra ? like, Google Apps ready ? A free premium theme Â ? A collection of themes and plugins ? Free domain name ? contests ? Coupons ?Â Competition in Webhosting industry is really HUGE. Make use of it, get more features addons and more Â !!! Continue reading