November 3rd 2021
Some might think that this is a simple question, asking about things like style, font size, site theme, etc., but should sites follow the same default pattern of design or is individuality the key to a successful site? It hasn't taken long for this thread to develop with posts mentioning functionality, site purpose, mobile themes, the target audience, country-specific requirements, and so on. So, should there be some sort of standard pattern that websites should follow, or does this cramp the style of all the designers out there who seek to innovate and use their individuality to make themselves stand out? Share your thoughts in the thread.
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Our Running a Web Hosting Business section regularly has posts from those wishing to start a hosting company. We've picked out one such thread from a new member who already has an understanding of the background technology used in hosting like WHM/cPanel and virtualizor, and who's also written code for a host's custom billing system. He starts his thread with 3 fundamental questions: How to get clients, where to host (or with which host) and what to offer (he's leaning towards VPS hosting at the moment). He's also prepared to make the initial investment needed, and has funds available. So what would you recommend as the best way to start? How did you find your first customers, and what pitfalls did you meet and tackle as you progressed into the industry? Share your ideas and suggestions in the thread.
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Our Industry News section is the place to find current headlines from around the world of hosting and infrastructure, but other general interest threads pop up in other sections of the forum, especially The Lounge. Here we we highlight interesting threads from various sections of the forum:
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