Create a new instance¶
To create a new instance, navigate to the Simple Hosting section of your account, and then click on the Create button.
Configuring your Simple Hosting instance¶
We offer two types of configuration when creating your Simple Hosting instance.
- Standard, it is a WordPress compatible instance, of the PHP/MySQL type.
- Customized, you can choose the language and database of your choice
In the case of the second configuration, you will select the programming language and database type that your web application needs.
You can also select the specific version of the programming language <https://docs.gandi.net/en/simple_hosting/instance_languages/index.html>`_ and the database <https://docs.gandi.net/en/simple_hosting/database_management/index.html>`_ if it is supported.
If you are hosting a static website, we recommend that you select PHP as the programming language.
At this time, we offer hosting in two location that you can choose from:
- Paris, France
- Bissen, Luxembourg
A variety of instance sizes are available to the meet the needs of your website. You can upgrade or downgrade your instance size at any time.
Choose a name for your instance. You can use lower and uppercase letters, spaces, and the underscore character.
Define a strong and unique password that will be used for Control Panel, sFTP, git, and Emergency console access.