Just a quick note to explain the recent downtime. I use the CloudFlare service. The past week either the Bad Behavior plugin or GoDaddy started blocking CloudFlare IP’s. This meant that many people could not view this website.
I’ve debated moving to a new web hosting provider for several years now. I put it off do to the aggravation and problems it can cause. For the past 8 days starting on July 4 2013 – I have been fighting with GoDaddy left and right to release 2 domains that I rightfully own. I’ll save all the details for later.
I have just registered and purchased webhosting services from a new provider. Unfortunately I can’t give a time frame of how much – if any – downtime will take place or for how long. I always hope for the best and always seem to get the worst.
I’m aware the grass isn’t always greener. I haven’t made this decision lightly. Hopefully I have finally found a host I’ll be happy with. I have done a good amount of looking the past couple of years. GoDaddy’s WordPress VPS server product just didn’t get the job done for me.
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