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What Does Shared Hosting Stand for?

You have an idea that you desire to turn into a site? Your first step should be to keep your enthusiasm and discover a place for your site on the web so that it will be constantly visible to the whole world.

Where should you host your website?

Because the number of websites on the World Wide Web has grown exponentially during the last few years, the demand for hosting services has also lead to the birth of incalculable shared hosting suppliers. These are firms that offer you disk space for your own web page on their web hosting servers.

Types of hosting services

The ambit of hosting services varies hugely, so do the needs of the web site owners. The most basic web hosting type is the small-scale file hosting solution, where files can be uploaded using File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or a web-based user interface. Many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide this service free of charge. Personal website owners and firms can also obtain website hosting services from different web hosting service providers. Personal website hosting services are typically either free, ad-financed, or inexpensive. Business website hosting services often cost more, but thanks to the huge rivalry on the web hosting market, an escalating number of hosting vendors, like us at Stable disks Hosting, deliver business website hosting services at affordable prices and with flexible billing intervals.

Sorts of web sites and their prerequisites

The cost-free website hosting solution is generally sufficient for personal web sites such as portfolios or online blogs. A more popular site, such as a community portal or a corporate page, requires a more powerful website hosting package that provides database support and web application development platforms (for example PHP). If you would like to set up an online shop, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) must be supported by the web hosting packages provider of your choosing. These days, SSL certificates are provided by most web hosting corporations.

The web hosting Control Panel

The hosting plans provider usually also offers a web hosting Control Panel user interface for managing your files, electronic mails, mailbox aliases, domains, DNS records, etc.

Service uptime

When picking a hosting distributor, website availability is a very vital aspect. The availability of a website is calculated on a yearly basis by taking into consideration the time when the website is publicly available and discoverable on the World Wide Web. Network and service availability guarantees, therefore, should be meticulously examined when ordering a website hosting service. The best thing to do is double-check the service-level agreements and the TOS of the web hosting plans provider of your choosing in advance. Reading reviews from existing clients is also a pretty relevant move before you choose to sign up.

The shared hosting solution

Demand
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$5.00 / month
Enterprise
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$11.25 / month
 

The most famous and inexpensive type of web hosting service is the shared web hosting solution. It includes 24x7x365 customer support, which is a huge upside for users who would not like to cope with server maintenance tasks, but could also impede users who wish to exert more authority over the web hosting server. For such customers, a virtual private servers or a dedicated servers would be more appropriate. Most popular apps and scripts work okay on a shared hosting server. Besides, the shared web hosting solution is more affordable than other types of hosting solutions, such as the dedicated servers hosting, because the web hosting solutions provider divides the shared server among numerous clients. The shared web hosting solution usually involves usage limits that ensure that the different customers do not meddle with each other and that the web hosting server stays stable.

Managing your shared website hosting account

Shared website hosting plans usually offer a web-based Control Panel user interface, like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, and so on. Most of the large-size web hosting firms, again like us at Stable disks Hosting, use their own custom-made Control Panel.

Server maintenance

With the shared website hosting solution, the hosting solutions provider is responsible for administering the web and mail servers, for installing server software, software updates and patches, and for offering technical support to its customers. The majority of web servers are based on the Linux Operating System. The hosting vendor's sysadmins are responsible for keeping the OS up to date, unless you have a dedicated server and full server root privileges.