Bill Diehl on 2 Mar 2008 14:03:26 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Hosting Mediawiki

On 2 Mar 2008 at 16:23, JP Vossen wrote:

> Oops, forgot one.  Any recommendations for hosting a Mediawiki site? 
> I want inexpensive to start with, but if it grows, I'd like to be able
> to expand as seamlessly as possible.
> I hear a lot of good things about, but 
> says 
> "MediaWiki - available early 2008" which doesn't inspire me.  OTOH it
> may be easy enough to just install Mediawiki on a 1and1 site anyway.
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> JP

While I have registered several domains with 1&1 Internet, I have 
not yet hosted with them.  I use their included domain forwarding to 
redirect to free hosts.  Within the past few month I have compared 
domain registrars and found 1&1 to be the least expensive or just a 
penny more that some others.  

One free host that I've used is the web space provided by my ISP, 
since it is not for commercial use.  

You may find Google Pages of use:  

Then there is 
but you would have to see if the basic bandwidth is sufficient for 
your needs.  

DreamHost and FatJackHosting were recommended by an internet 
marketers.  If I recall correctly, one of them runs on a Debian 

Hope this helps,
Bill Diehl  

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