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Quality Shared Hosting

There are various kinds of shared hosting plans suitable for different web portals in terms of the resources or the shared hosting environment they demand. To select the most appropriate shared hosting service for your website, you need to estimate what server-side software programs it requires, how many visits per day you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other specific needs that may need to be met.

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The most suitable option for small size web portals with a few hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this type of website hosting, each client pays only for their plan, which lowers the overall cost per user radically. There are various web hosting plans varying from one provider to another, providing different amounts of data space and traffic, different email account quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can order a package that will include the resources your web portal in fact needs. You will not need to pay lots of cash for an account you will not make use of, or end up with a small size package that cannot shelter the site. We, at WardHost.com, offer a vast collection of shared hosting accounts suitable for personal or small business portals that even provide pre-installed script-powered systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it easier. If you kick off with a low-price account and you demand more resources, moving to a more powerful package demands just a click.

Shared web hosting - Weak Sides

A drawback of the shared web hosting environment is that the servers have some software installed on them and you are unable to activate additional software programs. Specific websites, above all online shops, need software applications to be activated on the server for them to perform, and with a shared website hosting solution, you can install only software platforms that do not need complete server root access.

Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers

For web portals that require server root access, or if your website has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of daily visits, what you need is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A VPS is a software imitation of a dedicated web server and it runs in an absolutely identical manner.

Virtual Private Hosting Servers

Both solutions typically come with root-level access and can be rebooted via a software tool by the client, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Analogous to the shared website hosting packages, the virtual private servers and the dedicated hosting plans involve diverse functionalities based on what the hosting company has to offer. A VPS server account includes guaranteed web storage space, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be boosted for brief periods of time if there are available resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware it is making use of, and it can be revved up by changing or appending components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to run as it comprises a virtualization platform, which can be used to restart it, to install software applications, monitor statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be used by skilled customers.

Dedicated Servers

Yet, given web hosts provide managed dedicated web hosting services where they carry out dedicated server administration operations instead of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an extra upgrade.

Prior To Selecting...

Settling on the top hosting plan is crucial as it can influence the stable work of a web portal. Before settling on an account, compare the pros and cons, investigate thoroughly all the preconditions for the online portal to function properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still not sure which is the best shared hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.