We all know about that.
For example, over the years I’ve had problems with web hosting, mainly because of limits.
In one site, I was in trouble because my PHP was too active (obviously, a common thing for a WordPress blog!). In another, I had too many files in my file system, and was reaching a limit I didn’t even know about (it turns out unread emails each counted as a file, and I wasn’t checking all my accounts frequently enough).
So to avoid these ‘after the fact’ problems (and the strain of dealing with a service that’s gone bad), I recommend checking out sites in detail beforehand. And one online resource that helps you is Web Hosting Rating. For example, checking their web hosting pages, I got a quick summary of their reviews for smaller level hosting (for example, hosting with only one or just a few domains on it) – ideal for a new Internet user with a single domain name.
Of course, they have other items; for example, an article on how to benefit from multiple domains when you buy hosting. Most sites let you put more than one domain on them for the same price – so why not combine a few sites and save big money?
Another article that may benefit one person I know discusses how to use ASP on Linux. Running the popular ASP language USED to mean needing a Windows server (which I hate working with). This article explains how to have the best of both worlds – Linux reliability and Windows compatibility.
Sites like this provide you the information you need to make an informed buying decision. If you’re shopping for a website or web hosting plan, take a look at the reviews there, evaluate your needs, and then get the perfect plan for you!