Lisa Sabin-Wilson on Hosting

This blog (Instructonal Media) is a blog.  It is working very well for its purpose. It is very easy to set up a blog (just go to for instructions). The blog will be hosted for free by WordPress at

However, for more control, and access to many more WordPress themes and plugins, you may at some point want to consider using  Unlike, is not hosted by WordPress. To host the blog you need to maintain it on your own server, or find a vendor that will do WordPress hosting. Lisa Sabin-Wilson (author of the highly-regarded WordPress for Dummies book) suggests a few hosting services to consider.

From Lisa Sabin-Wilson:

Finding WordPress-Friendly Web Hosting ServicesWordPress can host your blog using the hosted service. However, if you’re using the self-hosted software, you’re going to need a quality, reliable Web host. Here are some good options to consider.

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Blogs About Hosting:

Blue Host:

A Small Orange:

ServerBeach for managed dedicated solutions

Laughing Squid

via WordPress For Dummies Cheat Sheet – For Dummies.


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