Hosting

Open Outreach can be hosted on many standard shared hosts, though some hosts won't provide sufficient resources. See the drupal.org hosting listings for hosting options optimized for Drupal.

Here are some web hosts that offer customized Open Outreach hosting or where low-cost Open Outreach sites have been hosted successfully. If you have an Open Outreach host you would like to add to this list, please use the contact form to send us the URL.

Praxis Labs getopenoutreach.com

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Praxis Labs Coop has partnered with Open Outreach creators Chocolate Lily to offer specialized Open Outreach hosting. This is a collaborative venture that is part of ongoing work to offer more services to the nonprofits, coops and grassroots movements that use Open Outreach.

With our automated Open Outreach service, you can focus on creating the content that is important for you and your community.

We provide you tools and ensure your website works and remains up to date:

  •     Easy interface for site installation
  •     Fully automated updates
  •     Full configuration access
  •     Daily backups

The hosted solution is $25 per month with a free, 30 day trial so you can test Open Outreach for yourself and see how it can meet your group's needs.

CiviHosting

CiviHosting offers free Open Outreach installation on request for their hosting packages starting at $15 per month.

Drupion

Drupion offers Open Outreach hosting starting at $10/month for their Plus plan plus a one-time setup fee of $25. For an additional $25, Drupion will install Open Outreach for you so that you can get started right away on building your site. You may also apply to Drupion for free nonprofit hosting.

Koumbit AegirVPS

The nonprofit technology organization Koumbit includes Open Outreach support in their AegirVPS service, which offers automatic installation and updating of Open Outreach and other Drupal sites. Koumbit provides dedicated VPSs with Aegir installed, monitored and maintained by Koumbit's experienced sysadmins and Aegir experts.Starting at $200 per month, this option might suit larger organizations or networks that require dedicated server resources to run multiple high performance Open Outreach sites.

Nearly Free Speech

For a very low cost hosting option, Nearly Free Speech can host Open Outreach sites at under $1 per month, Open Outreach user Steve Swartz reports. Steve's tips for getting Open Outreach working on Nearly Free Speech:

  •     Change the group of default files to Web and changing the top level scripts: install.php, index.php and update.php to Group Web and permissions of 0644.

Omega8

Starting at $28 USD monthly (or $17/m when paid yearly), Omega8's high performance Drupal platform provides a point and click Open Outreach installer. Using the Aegir platform, you are able to install and update multiple Open Outreach sites. Technical details: High Performance Aegir hosting for Drupal, with pre-installed Open Outreach platform, running on Nginx. SSH access with Drush and Drush Make support included.

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