Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Re: [web-design] hosting question


Thanks Mary Jo I have begun the process :)

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On Jul 16, 2013, at 10:58, "Mary Jo Savageau" <mjsavageau@gmail.com> wrote:

> Most honest designers understand that they are being paid to provide a
> service to their client, and that the client owns ALL information related
> to the site, including login information. They also should have no trouble
> if their client wants to find someone new to manage their site. Your client
> is responsible to first end the working relationship with their current
> designer and to make sure they are not bound by a contract. Then your
> client should be able to get the login information from their current
> designer.
> As far as web hosting, many good web hosts offer a free transfer, and they
> do it all the time so it shouldn't be an issue, just time consuming and
> sometimes a bit complicated. Again, find out first if your client is under
> a term agreement. There are lots of excellent host providers ... do a
> search and you'll find a hefty list with pros and cons. Good luck!
> Mary Jo
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Joni Mueller <joni@jonimueller.com> wrote:
> > **
> >
> >
> > This can be a sticky wicket if another designer is involved. I have seen
> > scenarios where the other designer holds login credentials hostage. Let's
> > first hope that is not the case here. The CLIENT (your prospective client
> > that is) should be the one taking care of getting login credentials to you.
> > You should have backend/dashboard/cpanel access to the site so that you can
> > work with database files, and FTP access so that you can upload and
> > download files to the site.
> >
> > Most hosting companies worth their salt are NOT going to give out this
> > kind of information to anyone but their own hosting clients and that is as
> > it should be. Just send an email to your client telling him/her what you
> > will need to get started and let him/her take it from there. Good luck!
> >
> > Joni Mueller
> > 713.703.2553
> > www.pixelita.com
> > Follow me on Twitter: @pixelitadesigns
> > ________________________________________
> > From: web-design@yahoogroups.com [web-design@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
> > Of speens19083 [mikespino@hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, July 15, 2013 2:09 PM
> > To: web-design@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [web-design] hosting question
> >
> > I am close to getting a gig redesigning a webpage. Its already built and
> > hosted but the person isnt happy with the speed in which things are changed
> > or the lack of creativity offered. Is the best way to approach this is to
> > have the hosting company give me access to the code so i can make changes?
> > I also feel that this web host isnt a good one - anyone able to recommend
> > one that will allow us to accomplish this?? many thanks for the help -- Mike
> >
> >
> >
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