WordPress self-hosting – what has to be considered?

 
self-hosted-wordpressI’ve been working with WordPress for over 9 years now and have already created, set-up and driven┬ásome blogs at this time. My own blogs all run on their own vServer. But if a friend or one of my family circle says “I want to start a blog, can you help me with the installation?”, then the blog usually ends up on a webspace.
But which webspace package is suitable? What are the installation requirements for WordPress and can not you simply take a free provider? I would like to clarify these and other questions.
WordPress self-hosting or ready to take-off solution?
If I am asked what I would recommend to a beginner – host the blog himself or use a complete┬ásolution like wordpress.com – then my answer is always always hosting itself. (If you don’t trust me, […]