Episode 11 - Find the Best Web Hosting for SEO
In this podcast SEO Expert Andy Kinsey talks about all things Web Hosting. Looking at the Essential features of a great web host - so whether you are looking for the best web hosting for wordpress, a good web host for your online store using magento or you are looking for website hosting for your blog, Andy will be able to help you discover the secrets to a great web hosting platform.
If you're looking for a web host for multiple websites or network of websites, Andy has some great tips on this too with what to look for with larger scale hosting - which can also work for enterprise website as well as multiple site hosting.
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When looking for a the best web host, you should look for:
Speed Fast Caching As Standard on All Hosting Offered Limit to number of sites on server SSD and NVMe Drives for Server Storage
Security Firewall Management as Standard (not an extra) Automated Malware Scans SSLs (as standard) Cloudflare Integration
Great Customer Support Live Support when needed (telephone) Priority Support (telephone preferred to tickets) Friendly team always, no problem to small Migration Service
Uptime Uptime Guarantee Redundant Servers CDN Integration (eg Cloudflare)
Other Great Web Hosting Things to Look For: System Quotas Easy to Understand (eg storage space) Daily Backups Emails and Domains as Addons or Included Easy to Use Control Panel No Vendor Lock-in (Files and Databases can be migrated out easily) Free Trial or Money Back Promise Affordable Eco-Friendly (use of energy / carbon offsetting)
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