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Can anyone help Restore my Site?

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jayat1familytree

Hi folks - My late brother spent a decade or two building a geneology website, and we've lost it (the hosting service deleted it after missed payments). I have his files, tons of backups and a new Domain name, but don't know how to proceed from here. I can pay $$ to someone that's interested in geneology and preserving family histories.  -Mark 

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jayat1familytree

Thanks for responding manofmull!  I don't know what it means to say  "domain name is registered", but I have paid the old webhosting service (its called Hostgator.com) to host a site under the name "1familytree.org" ( the old name 1familytree.com got grabbed by a domain name reseller/whatever).  Can I still use that new domain name but use simplyhosting.net instead of hostgator.com? 

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manofmull

Mark

Whatever your website name is, it has to be registered (low cost) and repeatedly so each year.

Seems a shame if you've already paid Hostgator (I'm assuming for registration and hosting).

Why don't you ask them first then, to see if they will set up TNG software for you.

If they say no, try and get a refund, then contact SimplyHosting. You can transfer registration and hosting to them.

I've been with Simply for years and highly recommend them.

 

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jayat1familytree

Are these folks at SimplyHosting conversant in TNG? I think thats the important part. I dont mind losing a hundred bucks or so that I sent HostGator.  

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manofmull

Mark

SimplyHosting are recommended by TNG author Darrin Lythgoe!

They will do everything for you i.e. set up TNG and take over your registration/hosting requirements

Very professional outfit

Once you are up and running, the first thing to do is create an admin username for yourself asap

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