I’m considering migrating my site from Bluehost because I’m no longer impressed with its customer service, and there happens to be an unfixable issue with my site. This happened shortly after I renewed my hosting.
I’ve contacted them over an issue on my site where it no longer responds to changes I’ve made to its files. As the issue occurred on more than one machine/device, it’s definitely not browser cache. The support agents never did what I wanted. Instead, one destroyed the .htaccess file with everything to speed up my site. As a result, that could very well have damaged its SEO.
So now I’m thinking about the move to Netlify, but I feel like my work and products are far too established for me to safely do anything. I have two subdomains containing WordPress sites that I may have to forfeit before migration. And here’s what I’m currently paying for:
- Basic Web Hosting
- Domain privacy and protection
- Domain itself
- Dedicated IP
So if I migrated my site to Netlify under the Starter plan, what would I be allowed to keep? What would disappear? Which of the above would I still need to pay for? Then if I couldn’t keep the subdomains, could I roll all the WordPress content and MySQL databases into the same site?
Advice would be appreciated!