Website Hosting: Everything You Need to Get Started

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Whether you’re starting a new project or your existing blog has moved beyond the or Medium world, at some point you’re going to want to dive into the world of hosting. This is a one-stop shop that’ll give you the information you need to get started.

Whether you’re deciding whether to take the hosting plunge at all, comparing your options, you’re focused on trying WordPress or you’re looking at more advanced tooling and systems, here are the best written resources we could find.

Introductions and Comparisons


If the project you’re hosting is a blog or portfolio site, chances are you’ll opt for the world’s most popular content management system, WordPress. We have a whole section on the site that explores WordPress in detail, but here are some initial resources to make that experience pleasant and effective.

Maintenance and security

Slightly More Advanced

With these resources under your belt, you should be able to get your next project up and running and out to your audience with no trouble. But if you still have questions, drop us a line in the comments!

Adam RobertsAdam Roberts
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Adam is SitePoint's head of newsletters, who mainly writes Versioning, a daily newsletter covering everything new and interesting in the world of web development. He has a beard and will talk to you about beer and Star Wars, if you let him.

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