Ditching GoDaddy

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I have a number of domains I originally registered with GoDaddy and I’ve finally dumped them. I’ve transferred both the DNS hosting and the Registration over to DNSimple. I got sick of trying to be sold dumb shit, piss poor web interface, and just sleazy marketing with GoDaddy. They were damn cheap I’ll give them that.  If you want to do something similar, here’s an overview: You can change just your DNS hosting You can also move over your Registration (I recommend going the whole hog) You can…

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Azure website - how to change web hosting plan

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In Windows Azure Websites Microsoft have introduced a concept called a web hosting plan. This allows you to control a group of websites all at once and makes for changing their hosting settings easier. The problem is, they haven’t yet introduced a way through the Portal to change theweb hosting plan for a website.  So if you’ve got a bunch of free websites and want to promote one of them to shared hosting, you’ll find that changing one changes them all – because hosting options are now configu…

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How to migrate WordPress blog to a new hosting provider

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I self-host WordPress rather than use a wordpress.com domain, but recently the hosting provider I was using was giving me performance grief. I was getting PHP execution timeouts when people tried to view my blog which is pretty poor. So I bit the bullet and found a new provider. The process for migrating was pretty simple and straight forward, here’s what I did: Took out a new web hosting account with a different provider – this provided me with a new website that I could address via an IP addre…

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