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- WordPress and Woocommerce hosting O2switch
- Here are two small tutorials for the O2switch Cpanel
- Reviews o2switch cheap webhosting small tour of Cpanel full of IP for SEO
- How to switch your site to HTTPS with Let's Encrypt in Cpanel
- O2Switch one of the best French hosting companies
- cPanel included for easy and complete configuration
- The file manager in a web browser
- Unlimited management of all your databases
- How to point an external domain to O2Switch example with Internetbs?
- Security is reinforced at O2Switch
- O2Switch & WordPress simplicity and performance
- Setting a unique IP address with ipXtender
- Improve performance and loading time with XtremCache (coupled with wp rocket)
- The best French-speaking support is O2Switch
- My opinion on O2Switch
- O2Switch offers a unique but not cheap offer!
- Your questions about O2Switch FAQ
- ✅ O2switch or ovh?
- ✅ O2switch or siteground?
- ✅ Planethoster or o2switch?
- ✅ How to install wordpress at o2switch?
- The different web hosting solutions
I have to admit that thanks to O2switch, which I have been using for almost 10 years now, since their creation, I have progressed a lot.
Indeed, when you work on a lot of websites, you are constantly confronted with various problems.
So for me O2switch is much more than a host, it's a partner, that's why I praise them today in this article!
The PERMANENT availability of their technical support is just great and they have an answer for everything!
Even when it's a bit out of the box, they still help you by simply opening a ticket.
I have hosted and still host dozens of wordpress sites with O2switch.
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A very good point about them is that they don't rest on their laurels waiting for the money to fall in.
The infrastructure behind it is regularly updated with new high-performance servers and storage devices.
I remember when they switched from SAS to SDD hard drives for web hosting.
At no extra cost, the performance of the hosting was greatly improved and the sites were even faster than before!
They could have released a new SSD offer but no! They decided to keep their unique offer and give all their customers better performance at the same price.
Who the hell does that? People who know what customer satisfaction is and who care about it! And it shows in a big way.
I know I'm making a big deal out of it but this is my honest opinion of this web host and I think that if you decide to go with them you won't be disappointed!
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WordPress and Woocommerce hosting O2switch
As I said in my article Planethoster opinionThese are currently the only two hosts I have kept for my WordPress sites.
I would be hard pressed to advise you to take one or the other as they are both really good.
L'Planethoster World hosting has however a double-edged specificity. Indeed, it is possible to allocate hardware power on demand, which is not the case with O2switch.
It's a double-edged sword because on the one hand it can be confusing to choose how much power to allocate to a site, but on the other hand it's a great feature when a site needs to absorb a lot of traffic.
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In any case, even if you don't have this option with O2switch, you should know that in the end their system is very well thought out and will automatically adapt by allocating the necessary hardware resources in case of a traffic spike.
Here are two small tutorials for the O2switch Cpanel
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How to switch your site to HTTPS with Let's Encrypt in Cpanel
O2Switch one of the best French hosting companies
Founded in 2003, o2switch has become one of the best French hosting companies, especially for wordpress but not only.
Based in Clermont-Ferrand, they have their own infrastructure and datacenter in France, which gives them flexibility and complete control of the equipment.
They are real engineers behind this hosting company with a great expertise in both hardware and software technology. Indeed, from a hardware point of view, O2Switch is constantly evolving and adopts the latest standards such as Nvme SSD disks, a state of the art Cisco network core, the latest Intel processors and you benefit from these evolutions without any increase in price! From a software point of view it's the same philosophy, always with security and performance in mind, everything is mainly based on open source and precise settings. They use linux CentOs, Cpanel, Freebsd, Mod Security, MariaDB and PHP Lite speed.
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cPanel included for easy and complete configuration
To make the most of your space, O2switch provides you with Cpanel. It's an intuitive and clear way to manage your hosting. So via the Cpanel interface you can control a lot of things like files, databases, your different domain names and subdomains, redirects, your email addresses, your SSL certificates with lets encrypt, PHP versions with access to memory settings (not all shared hosts allow you to do this), crons tasks (very useful for some wordpress plugins and other scripts), antivirus, automatic installation of wordpressdrupal, joomla, yourls, piwik (matomo) etc etc....
The file manager in a web browser
Personally, I much prefer to use an FTP client like Filezilla to manage the files in my web space, but that's because I'm old now 😀
In any case, the file manager has the merit of being present and very efficient! It allows you to manage your folders and files and to send or download anything you want.
For large files, it will be more practical to send them in compressed format and decompress them directly on the server 😉
Unlimited management of all your databases
With O2switch, not only are you not limited on the number of sites you can host, but the databases are also unlimited!
As with all good hosts you will have access to phpmyadmin to create and administer all your mysql databases.
You will also have access to utilities that allow you to clean and repair all your databases with a few clicks in case of problems.
How to point an external domain to O2Switch example with Internetbs?
If like me you buy your domain names from Internetbs you will need to point them to your O2switch host.
It is extremely simple!
First you will need to create the domain name in the cpanel as below:
Then enter your domain name:
That's it! Your domain name is now added to your O2Switch hosting space, you now need to configure the DNS on Internetbs.
Go to your internetbs account and click on the domain name you want to direct to o2switch:
and specify ns1.o2switch.net as below and ns2.o2switch.net as secondary dns
Your domain name is now redirected to your o2switch hosting! You'll need to wait a few hours for the dns to propagate before everything is operational 😉
Security is reinforced at O2Switch
On their servers O2Switch have opted for the Mod Security firewall solution which is a application firewall for apache very well proven and very efficient.
This will allow you to secure your sites as much as possible from the various possible hacks. However, this should not prevent you from following some basic rules, such as keeping your plugins, themes and wordpress up to date and using security plugins such as wordfence or secupress (plugin made in France by the way ;))
O2Switch & WordPress simplicity and performance
With Softaculous you will be able to install WordPress in less than two minutes (watch the video above in this article)
Setting a unique IP address with ipXtender
If you want to set up a small network of sites with O2switch and have different IP addresses, IpXtender is the tool you need.
You will be able to assign a unique IP address per domain name in order to link to your other domain names while having a different IP address. This is ideal when you want to do netlinking and a PBN.
Improve performance and loading time with XtremCache (coupled with wp rocket)
Another great tool offered natively by o2switch, Xtremcache will allow you to have a server level cache system. This way, your sites will be able to load at lightning speed (increased loading speed)! On the other hand I advise you to use the plugin WP ROCKET which allows you to have an even faster site!
The best French-speaking support is O2Switch
I am generally not very satisfied with all the supports I have had to deal with. But I must admit that the O2switch one is very very good.
As soon as you open a ticket you get an answer within minutes and they are so competent that they help you with all kinds of questions.
My opinion on O2Switch
Just don't think about it and go for it because for 72€ per year including VAT you can host all the sites you want without making any concessions on quality.
O2Switch offers a unique but not cheap offer!
O2switch does not offer dedicated servers or VPS.
And for good reason their unique shared hosting offer is more than sufficient for your website or e-Commerce in dropshipping.
With O2switch there are no lengthy offers, no need for a dedicated server and no surprises. You get the best hosting that adapts to your needs even with several sites.
In addition, the backups are regular, so you always have peace of mind.
O2switch offers you a free domain name for each web hosting.
Your questions about O2Switch FAQ
✅ O2switch or ovh?
My answer is definitely O2switch for the performance, security and super responsive customer support!
✅ O2switch or siteground?
Siteground is clearly too expensive compared to O2switch's unique offering of equal performance
✅ Planethoster or o2switch?
I don't like the management of the different sites on PlanetHoster, especially the allocation of performance according to the spaces you can create.
✅ How to install wordpress at o2switch?
O2switch includes softaculous directly integrated in the cpanel allowing the installation of WordPress in 2 clicks and less than two minutes!
The different web hosting solutions
Are you looking for a host for your website ? Before making your choice, you should know that not all web hosts are equal. Some are very powerful with huge capacities like theweb host o2switchThere are several types of computer, some of which have limited functionality. Indeed, there are several types from which you must choose one, depending on your needs:
- Hosting on a specific server This type of hosting is suitable for large companiesIt can host a very large site with thousands of visitors per month. It is also possible to host several sites at the same time. Even if it is very expensive, it is profitable for large structures.
- Virtual private server hosting A server that can hold up to 20 sites, each with the same memory and disk space. This is a server that can hold about 20 sites, each with the same memory and disk space.
- Shared hosting It has the advantage of being cheaper, but at the same time offers an efficient solution, suitable for self-employed people or SMEs with a limited number of visitors per month.
- Cloud hosting This type of web hosting differs from others in that it uses several servers at the same time. This allows it to intervene if one of them encounters functional difficulties.
When choosing between these different types of web hosts, you need to take into account a number of parameters, including: bandwidth (it must be large enough to ensure that your website is accessible), storage space (it must correspond to the size of your site), access to an e-mail service (depending on the field in which you operate, you will need an appropriate e-mail service) and the SSL certificate, which is essential to combat piracy.