If you are not having a good experience with your current web hosting service, switch to a different web host. Go over this article if you are not sure how you can switch to a better web hosting plan.
If you are not satisfied with your current web hosting service, you should contact their customer service. Explain your problem and ask them to make a commercial gesture. You might get reimbursed for a month of web hosting if the service provided did not correspond to the plan you originally purchased. If you have already contacted the customer service in the past and did not get good results, switch to a web hosting service with a better customer service.
Find out how much canceling your plan will cost you. Some web hosting plan come with a cancellation fee. You can get the cancellation fee waived if you can prove that the web hosting service did not fulfill their part of the original contract. If the cancellation fee is not going to be waived, it might be best to keep your plan until the contract expire. You can start using another web host before your current plan expires if you find that paying for both plans is cheaper than paying a cancellation fee.
Choose your new web hosting service very carefully. Ask yourself what went wrong with the first contract you found. Perhaps you tried saving money by purchasing a very affordable web hosting plan or chose a very recent web host that does not own quality equipment. Learn from the mistakes you made and compare different options before purchasing your new web hosting plan. Spend more on your web hosting plan to get a better service this time.
If you purchased your domain name through your original web hosting service, you need to find a way to keep it. Perhaps you can purchase the domain name instead of renting it on a yearly basis or keep a less expensive subscription to this web host so you can keep your domain name. It is always best to purchase your domain name through a different service so you can keep it if you decide to use a different web host. If this is the case, you can then easily change the DNS settings of your domain name to connect it with your new server.
Work on uploading your website to your new server before canceling your old plan. Make a few changes to your design if you want to. Upload all your content to the new server and make sure all your links work. Your new website will not be accessible to your audience until you connect it with your domain name. Once your new site is online, you can remove your content from your old server and cancel your plan.
Follow these tips to find a better web hosting service and transfer your site to your new server. Take the time to find a better solution before you cancel your plan.
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