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WPEngine for WordPress Hosting Worth It?

Note:   This is not so much of a review, but more of how I came to a decision on WPEngine.   At $29/ month for the Personal plan I would not have even looked at WPEngine a year ago.

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Free Web Hosting

Today I realized I needed a reliable web host that I can use for development purposes.  Either for demoing to clients or testing things out, it needed to be online, free (because I wouldn’t use it for production), and not

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Media Uploader Crunching Issue

Problem WordPress has a bug.  When uploading an image (even a small,  1KB image) the Media uploader stalls and freezes in when Crunching is 100%.   This problem happens in both the flash and html uploader.  In the HTML uploader

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PHP ini overriding

On shared hosts, overriding the php.ini file can be frustrating.  Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.  It’s up to the host provider.   This post will keep a record of what hosts need what type of requirements and will be updated from

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GoDaddy Password Protect Home Directory

Problem: GoDaddy makes it simple to password protect a directory.  You just go to their file manager, click on a directory, click on Permissions, fill out a user and password and you’re done.  Bad thing is that you can’t password

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Hosting Differences

These are some notes on the hosts that I’ve tried.  As you can see, Bluehost offers the best combination of allowing port 2159 to be opened, allowing at least 128MB PHP memory, and having 64-bit servers.  I’ll be adding more

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