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Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Mihailo, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Hello,

    is it possible to have a cloud hosting with XenForo?

    Regards.
     
  2. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Can you elaborate? We don't operate our own hosting service like some other platforms if that's the question.

    If you're enquiring as to whether XF can be used on a cloud hosting provider, it should be fine as long as it meets the minimum requirements on our home page.

    If you have a particular host in mind someone may be able to confirm if they have XF working with that host.
     
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  3. batpool52!

    batpool52! Well-Known Member

    I think he is talking about the service IPS or vBulletin provides.
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2015
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  4. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Thanks for the reply.

    I meant a cloud hostig like IPS provide. You pay, for example, $10 (per month) and you get XenForo software with all apps and domain name.

    Take a look at IPS' site: https://www.invisionpower.com/buy
     
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    No, that's not something we offer.
     
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  6. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Thanks for the reply.

    Will you offer it in the near future?
     
  7. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    We don't have any immediate plans to but that couid change.

    If that is important to you and you are looking to start a forum now, I can only recommend looking elsewhere.
     
  8. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Why do you want cloud hosting ?

    It's pretty easy to arrange your own hosting.
    I just literally did it in a few minutes.

    1) buy the domain - yourwebsite.com
    2) find a host - for a small forum I'd use this - https://mattwservices.co.uk/resources/medium-package.34/
    3) purchase xenforo

    4) upload xenforo to host.
    5) put the host nameservers in your domain panel.
    6) wait for your website name to propagate through the nameservers.

    7) Learn Xenforo (takes the most time, you'd have to do it with a cloud-hosted version too).

    You can get people to "setup everything for you". I bet MattW would do it for you if you decided to use him as a host. Might cost a few bucks.
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2015
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  9. Mihailo

    Mihailo Member

    Thanks for the replies guys.

    Okay, Brogan.
    Digital, I know how to set-up my forum. The problem is the price, monthly price would be great.

    You can close this topic now.
     
  10. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

    Start with a free forum software and a $5.00 VPS at Vultr or Digital Ocean. Once you get some members to help donate for better software or make some money on ads, upgrade at that point :D
     
  11. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Cloud Hosting is more expensive than getting your own.
     

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