Quality Shared Hosting
There are various kinds of shared hosting packages appropriate for different web portals in terms of the resources or the shared hosting platform they require. To pick the most suitable shared hosting service for your web page, you must evaluate what server-side software it demands, how many hits per day you anticipate at the start and in the future, as well as any other special needs that may need to be satisfied.
Shared website hosting - Perquisites
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
The most appropriate alternative for small size web portals with several hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting package. With this form of web site hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which lowers the overall price per person substantially. There are diverse web hosting accounts varying from one hosting vendor to another, offering different amounts of hard disk storage and web traffic, different electronic mail account quotas and so on. The positive point is that you can obtain an account that will offer the features your online portal in fact requires. You will not have to pay a lot of money for an account you will not make use of, or wind up with a small account that cannot accommodate the online portal. We, at St.Domainhost, offer a big assortment of shared hosting solutions suitable for personal or small business websites that even offer pre-installed script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it easier. If you kick off with a low-end package and you demand more features, moving to a more feature-rich plan requires just a click.
Shared website hosting - Weak Points
A negative side of the shared web hosting environment is that the web hosting servers have some software programs installed on them and you cannot activate new software platforms. Specific online portals, above all online storefronts, demand software applications to be available on the web server for them to perform, and with a shared web hosting environment, you can install solely software platforms that do not request complete root access.
Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For sites that demand root-level access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even millions of visitors per day, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual hosting server is a software emulation of a dedicated machine and it operates in exactly the same way.
VPS Web Servers
Both environments normally include complete root-level access and can be restarted via a software interface by the user, autonomously from the hosting provider. Akin to the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting plans come with different specs depending on what the web hosting supplier offers. A VPS hosting account has guaranteed disk storage, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for brief spans of time in case there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is availing of, and it can be configured by changing or appending components. A private virtual hosting server is easier to tackle as it ships with a virtualization tool, which can be used to reboot it, to install applications, monitor stats, etc. The management of a dedicated server is more elaborate, so such a package would rather be utilized by qualified users.
Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
Yet, given web hosting corporations offer managed dedicated web hosting services where they perform dedicated server administration assignments on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of package or an additional option.
Prior To Choosing...
Choosing the top hosting plan is crucial as it can influence the stable work of a web site. Prior to opting for a package, weigh the pros and cons, inspect completely all the preconditions for the website to function properly, particularly if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales representatives will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.