I had no idea Wealthy Affiliates WordPress hosting service was so good!
What a terrible confession!
I thought their attention to all matters security was a little excessive.
Que the hackers...
I had about 3 old sites hosted on Hostgator badly hacked. One was my original business website that I had built myself... not a big earner but quite some sentimental value to me.
That site was near destroyed. Mostly by my lazy maintenance and lack of security preparedness, more so than any Hostgator errors.
Now my most important sites reside on Wealthy Affiliates awesome hosting platform, which for me as a premium member is built into my membership costs.
I guess I should thank the hackers for bringing this to my attention , and saving me money (reduced Hostgator fees).
Here's what Kyle has to say about WA hosting (yes, he's biased but I think his passion comes through) ...
Hosting is cheap...RIGHT?
Well, yeah, there is definitely some CHEAP hosting plans out there. You see $3.96 hosting, $5 hosting, even $10 hosting. These are low quality hosting services offered by the likes of GoDaddy, HostGator or Webs.com and yes, they are cheap...but you get what you pay for.
And these hosts are stuffing you on a server with 1,000's of other domains, domains which are slowing your site down because they are not monitored and domains that leave huge security holes that leave you vulnerable to hacks, attacks, and data integrity issues.
These are platforms that ARE NOT specific to WordPress nor are they a good idea to host your WordPress website on.
We have never done "cheap" here at Wealthy Affiliate, and what you are getting here with your Premium membership is sheer quality.
Our Hosting is State of the Art, High Quality, and is Setting Industry Standards.
We have never compromised quality for volume. We could offer a low quality service like shared hosts are offering, but we simply are not in the business of offering anything but what we KNOW to be the utmost quality.
To compare a $60-$100 per year hosting plan at HostGator or GoDaddy to that offered here at WA, is like comparing apples to oranges, or budget, low quality and highly insecure ...to high quality, high performance, fully supported and maintained, and highly secure hosting (that you get here at WA).
There are companies that are offering a similar host quality that we are offering here to Premium members of Wealthy Affiliate and I think you are going to be surprised as to how much a service like this really costs.
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