GoWestWebs.com - Fast, secure, reliable hosting that grows with your business. Hosting that’s easy, reliable and lightning-fast
Take charge with industry-standard cPanel or Parallels® Plesk control panels, free 24/7 phone or online support and 99.9% uptime* and money-back guarantees*. With our award-winning data center, you’ll know your site is always up and running.
Hosting is what makes your site visible on the web. We offer fast, reliable plans for every need – from a basic blog to high-powered site. Designer? Developer? We’ve got you covered too.
WordPress is a sweet drop-and-drag page editor, plus automatic updates and 1-click restore.
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Business Hosting plans offer private-server speed with cPanel simplicity. Biz
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VPS - Virtual Private Server
Resources ready in minutes, flexible plans designed to grow, and your choice of Management Levels, all on your VPS.
Resources ready in minutes, flexible plans designed to grow, and your choice of Management Levels, all on your single-tenant VM.
Dedicated Hosting IP
A Dedicated Hosting IP gives your hosting account and website a unique IP address, one that’s not shared by any other accounts on the same server.
Security & Backup
For your business to succeed, customers need to trust that you’ll protect them from viruses, hackers and identity thieves.
Hosting Frequently Asked Questions
How does web hosting work?
Once you purchase a Web hosting plan, GoWestWebs.com stores your site on one of our servers and assigns it a unique DNS. The DNS serves as the address that allows people around the world to find and view your website. This unique address is required in order for people to view your site.
By purchasing a website hosting package, you’re basically buying space on one of our servers. It’s similar to the space on a computer’s hard drive, but the server allows your website’s files to be accessed from anywhere.
For more information, visit our Web Hosting product support page.
What kind of web hosting do I need?
We offer both Windows and Linux hosting. Which one you need depends on what you want to do with your site, like whether you want to create a shopping cart, host a podcast, or add a blog. If you’re not sure if you need Windows or Linux, you can always call GoWestWebs.com hosting support team at 480-624-2500. We’re here to help 24/7.
The link below offers a simple, step-by-step guide to picking the best web hosting package for your site. Our different packages to find one that fits the size of your website and the traffic it generates. And as always, our award-winning 24/7 support can answer any of your questions.
For more information, see Should I choose a Windows or Linux hosting account?
What can I use to build my website?
You can build your website in several different ways – from hand-coding with HTML to using a website builder program.
If you require a lot of functionality and versatility from your website, you’ll benefit from programs and applications that can help you build your site. Our Web hosting plans give you access to free, server-side applications that can be used to develop and customize your website, including popular Content Management System (CMS) applications like WordPress® and Joomla!®. You can even add a Dedicated IP if you plan to add an SSL Certificate later.
How do I transfer my web pages to your server?
If you’ve built your website in a HTML editor, like Dreamweaver or Microsoft Expression Studio, you have to upload your website files via FTP (File Transfer Protocol). We have a built-in FTP File Manager that you can access in our Hosting Control Center.
However, if your files are larger than 20 MB, we recommend using the tool FileZilla, which works with Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® operating systems, or other third-party FTP clients.
For more information, see Uploading Files to Your Website (FTP).
If I already have a website, can I transfer it to your web hosting?
Moving your website to GoWestWebs.com is a simple process. If you have access to your existing website files, you can upload them through our Hosting Control Center or via an FTP client. If you don’t have a current copy of your website, you should be able to request one from your current website hosting provider.
If you have any questions along the way, our 24/7 support team is here to assist you. We can help you determine the best method for transitioning your website to a Sliplink Network account.
For more information, see Transferring Your Hosting Account.