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    Hi Guys, any sentiments \ pros & cons on hosting with afrihost or 1-grid (previous webafrica) in South Africa?

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    Afrihost seems solid enough.
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    It's true that server locations have impact, you need to select hosting where majority of your web visitors comes to you in that case. You will need VPS, then dedicated, then cloud hosting later, that's totally correct really. So please better read about your needs in future.

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    Even if you are on something as low a shared hosting plan you can always get a content delivery network and change your name servers for the website to be served there. No doubt dedicated is always better but even on dedicated you would go to a cdn. This wil negate alot of the response time for the initial https request and reduce page speed for that user. In terms of top level domains however you would still be a .com .co.za or whatever you choose and google has placed a nice chunk its ranking algorithm in that.
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