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Does Google limit which WordPress Plugins I can install?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

No. Unlike other WordPress Cloud Hosting Providers such as wpEngine who use Amazon’s Network and who often configure shared web servers, Google doesn’t limit you from using any WordPress Plugins you wish to install. Here is a long list of some of the most popular plugins you can’t use when using wpEngine.com: wpEngine.com Disallowed WordPress Plugins In contrast, Google doesn’t place any limitation since it’s your own web server. You’re free to use any plugin you want. In fact, we encourage you to use WordFence, […]

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Can I use the Wordfence Plugin using Google Cloud?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yes. Unlike other WordPress Cloud Hosting Providers who prevent you from using WordFence, Google doesn’t. The reason many if not all Cloud Hosting Providers prohibit some WordPress plugin, is because you’re actually being hosted on a shared Cloud environment. All of their customers are sharing the same resources of a particular web server. Plugins like WordFence have real time features which can be CPU intensive. Google on the other hand doesn’t prohibit which plugin you can use because it’s your own dedicated server. You control […]

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Can I host multiple websites on my web server?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Yes. That’s the beauty of having your own dedicated web server hosted on Google’s Cloud Platform. In fact, we even provide a perpetual SSL certificate at no cost for each website we migrate to your dedicated web server for you. You’re not billed for each website but rather for your dedicated web server – what Google calls your VM Instance. Google bills you monthly based on the configuration of your web server and for the amount of time it’s running. This cost is about $40.00 […]

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Shared vs VPS vs Dedicated Web Hosting Explained

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

The difference between a Shared web server, VPS and a Cloud Dedicated web server are night and day. To explain the differences, let’s first take a look at what each of these terms mean. A web server is a computer, just like mine or yours. The difference is that a web server is usually a lot more powerful, it’s always connected to the Internet and it’s primary job in life is to do one thing and one thing only – to display or “serve” web […]

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Who bills me for web hosting?

March 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Google. We’re here to simply set up your dedicated web server on Google’s Cloud Platform and migrate your new or existing WordPress website to your new web server. Google bills you directly for your monthly server fees. Those fees start at about $40.00 per month and includes a $300.00 Google credit toward your monthly web hosting fees. This $300 credit is a promotion Google is offering as a way of saying thank you for trying their service. CloudHostingSetup.com only charges you a one time set […]

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