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Foundation Drupal 7 by Robert J. Townsend

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Chapter 2. Setting Up a Web Host and Installing Drupal

Setting Up a Web Host and Installing Drupal

How to select a web host

Selecting a web host is key to your Drupal experience. It's very easy to ignore this step and just pick a web host that promises the most bang for the buck; after all, what could go wrong with a web host that offers unlimited storage, unlimited bandwidth, and a free domain name? For the love of Drupal and Tastykakes, please take time selecting a host and don't buy the least expensive hosting package you find. Drupal will not run on most inexpensive hosting plans. I went through four hosts in my first year of business until I finally found a company that offers the perfect ...

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