I am currently in the process of picking a new web host (because Yahoo Small Business does not allow me to edit .htaccess, among other things) and I am looking for a new host that will allow me much more freedom when it comes to this type of thing. However, I'm not sure which host to go with/how exactly to do it. I don't have the kind of dedicated connection to host from home. Does anyone have any suggestions on which host to pick/guidelines or tutorials for migrating to a new host? All help is appreciated.
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Thank you for your suggestions. The major features I need are PHP, MySQL, and as I said .htaccess. Also, although I have PHP and MySQL through Yahoo, I am not able to update/configure them. I need a web host that allows me to do this. Does IDCSoft allow this? If not, I'll probably have to use a different host.