What is the best web hosting service?
just don't go with ipage. haha
On basic level i would say the hosting should have cpanel(if u are not good with command line and ssh) and the one with latest versions of php and mysql installed.
there is no such thing as best or worst. Everything has pros and cons. I tried Godaddy and hostgator. Both are good, have a look at them.
I use versio
www.hosteasier.com for me. I've been working for years with them without a problem