Is DowntownHost still in business? | What is more important for a site's speed? | Industry News

 
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Subject: Is DowntownHost still in business? | What is more important for a site's speed? | Industry News
Date: May 19th 2021

May 19th 2021

Is DowntownHost still in business?

In October 2020 a member expressed concerns about the lack of response to tickets from DowntownHost. Now, almost 7 months later, we appear to be no further forward finding out what's happened. WHTer Jedito (Jorge), the CEO of DowntownHost, joined WHT back in April 2001 and has always been an active member and poster, but we haven't seen him since May 2020. The last Twitter entry is from December 2018, and the last Facebook entry dates back to July 2019. The downtownhost.com domain name is still registered to Jorge and, coincidentally, the registration was renewed last month for a further 2 years. As recently as today another DTH customer, of 11 years standing, has posted in the thread saying that his support tickets are going unanswered. So, does anyone have any concrete information about the status of DowntownHost? Is it just running on autopilot? And Jorge, if you're reading this, please get in touch and let folks know that you're OK.

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What is more important for a site's speed?

When considering RAM, CPU or I/O which of these would have the most influence on a site's speed? Or are any of those actually relevant? This is the quandry posed by a WHTer who asks if he has a misconception that if you place an optimised Wordpress website on a higher specs plan (more CPU, RAM etc.) it will load faster - even if you're not hitting any limits on a lower specs plan. So what's the answer? And should he be focusing more on site code, optimization, hosting location, etc? Share your expertise in the thread.

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