Never buy a full year of WordPress hosting

GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress hosting is a terrible product. One of its most annoying aspects is how slow the backend is. Use GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress hosting and need to make a change, install a plugin or add a widget, you’re going to wait. I decided to see how long it was talking to perform simple tasks. … Continue reading “Never buy a full year of WordPress hosting”

WordPress should allow users to rate hosting providers

WordPress allows users to rate themes and plugins. The rating system is based on users leaving one to five stars, one being awful and five being great. Users can also explain why they love or hate a theme or a plugin. Other WordPress users can then see the overall review and read these reviews. They … Continue reading “WordPress should allow users to rate hosting providers”

Stay away from GoDaddy managed WordPress hosting

When I realized I needed to move my website from Site5, I decided to give GoDaddy a try. I wanted to try GoDaddy managed WordPress hosting. The idea of managed hosting appealed to me. GoDaddy would automatically take care of all WordPress updates and they promised to back up the site on a daily basis. … Continue reading “Stay away from GoDaddy managed WordPress hosting”

GoDaddy isn’t sure WordPress 4.7 is ‘safe and stable’ yet

When I realized I needed to move my blog’s hosting provider from Site5, I decided I would move it to GoDaddy. I wanted to try the Godaddy Managed WordPress product. I heard an interview on WP Tavern’s WordPress Weekly podcast with Gabriel Mays, head of WordPress products at GoDaddy. I had a bad opinion of … Continue reading “GoDaddy isn’t sure WordPress 4.7 is ‘safe and stable’ yet”