This slideshow presentation was created for the WordPress KC Meetup for June 25th, 2015. Presented by Travis Pflanz.
NOTE: All links in the slideshow are clickable
Below are a few additional tips and instructional articles and videos to expand on the topics covered in the slideshow.
- How to change name servers for a domain purchased at Godaddy to point to your web host
- Most web hosts follow a very similar process to the one described for GoDaddy
3rd Party Mail Server
- Setting up Amazon Simple Email Service (SES)
- How do I get started with Google Apps?
- Create, send & track email with Mandrill
- If your purchase a SSL certificate from SSLs.com, they provide installation instructions for each type of certificate. As well, they’re happy to help via live chat
- When purchasing a SSL certificate from your hosting company, they usually install if for free
Dedicated IP Address
- Your hosting company will set it up for you
- You may experience a few minutes of downtime during the setup process
VPS Web Hosting
- If you purchase from Hostek, just let them you want WHM installed on your server
Content Distribution Network (CDN)
WebWorks of KC Hosting
At WebWorks of KC, we offer 1 hosting plan for $30/month. This hosting plan included unlimited amounts of the expected stuff, plus: dedicated SSL, dedicated IP, Mandrill mail server setup, and more.