There are various varieties of hosting
solutions appropriate for different web pages when it comes to the resources or the hosting platform they require. To choose the most optimal hosting service
for your website, you need to judge what server-side software programs it demands, how many daily visits you anticipate at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be covered.
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5 websites hosted
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$3.75 / month
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$8.33 / month
The most proper alternative for small web pages with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this form of website hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which reduces the total price per client seriously. There are different web hosting solutions varying from one hosting vendor to another, offering different quotas of disk space and monthly traffic, different electronic mail account quotas and so on. The privilege is that you can pay for an account that will have the resources your online portal really demands. You will not need to pay a lot of cash for an account you will not avail of, or end up with a small account that cannot shelter the website. We, at Hostinger, offer an extensive variety of hosting solutions appropriate for personal or small business pages that even provide pre-activated script-driven systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you commence with a low-price account and you demand more features, upgrading to a more feature-rich package requires only a click of the mouse.
Shared web hosting - Minuses
A drawback of the shared hosting
environment is that the web servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot activate new software programs. Some web pages, above all web storefronts, demand software applications to be installed on the server for them to work, and with a shared website hosting solution, you can activate only software that does not request complete server root access.
VPS Web Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For online portals that demand complete root access, or if your portal has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of daily hits, what you demand is a VPS
or a dedicated server
. A private virtual hosting server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated server and it acts in exactly the same manner.
Virtual Web Hosting Servers
Both services generally provide root access and can be rebooted via a software platform by the client, autonomously from the web hosting company. Similar to the shared website hosting packages, the VPS
and the dedicated hosting packages involve different characteristics depending on what the web hosting company has to offer. A Virtual Private Server package offers guaranteed server space, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can at times be enhanced for brief intervals of time on condition that there are spare resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is utilizing, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A virtual hosting server is easier to manipulate as it involves a virtualization platform, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, explore stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated hosting server is more complex, so such a package would rather be utilized by skilled customers.
Dedicated Web Servers
Yet, given hosting companies provide managed dedicated web hosting
solutions where they perform web server management procedures on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of package or an additional upgrade.
Prior To Reaching a Decision...
Opting for the top hosting plan is vital as it can influence the proper operation of a web portal. Prior to choosing a plan, weigh the pros and cons, investigate thoroughly all the requirements for the website to work properly, particularly if it is script-powered.
And if you are still in doubt which one is the best hosting
service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.