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cPanel User Guide and Tutorial by Aric Pedersen

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Questions to Ask Hosting Companies

Once you have two or three companies on your hosting short list, you need to contact each one of them and ask plenty of questions. This cannot be stressed enough: if you want to really be sure you’ve picked the right host, you need to ask questions before you sign up. If you don’t do that you could be unpleasantly surprised later.

Here is a sample list of questions (along with hints about what sort of answers you should get) that you may wish to ask a potential host.

How’s the Company’s Support?

There are lots of companies out there offering all sorts of features trying to compete for your money, but the most important feature is support. Tons of features don’t mean a thing if your host is missing in action when ...

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