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Quality Shared Hosting

There are different types of shared hosting solutions suitable for different web pages in regard to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they demand. To pick the most appropriate shared hosting service for your site, you must reckon what server-side software applications it needs, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the future, as well as any other special needs that may have to be answered.

Shared web hosting - Assets

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$5.37 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$10.58 / month

The most adequate choice for small scale websites with a few hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting package. With this type of web site hosting, each user pays only for their account, which decreases the overall price per client seriously. There are diverse web hosting solutions differing from one web hosting company to another, providing different amounts of data storage and monthly bandwidth, different email account quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can order a plan that will provide the resources your web portal in fact requires. You will not need to pay a lot for an account you will not make use of, or end up with a small scale package that cannot accommodate the web portal. We, at Domains Depot, offer a great assortment of shared hosting solutions appropriate for personal or small business web portals that even offer pre-installed script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things easier. If you kick off with a basic plan and you need more system resources, moving to a more feature-rich plan demands only a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Shortcomings

A weakness of the shared website hosting solution is that the web servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot install new software programs. Given sites, above all web stores, request software applications to be activated on the server for them to work, and with a shared web hosting platform, you can activate solely software that does not request server root access.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

For sites that need full root-level access, or if your web portal has many 1000's or even millions of visitors per day, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS web server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated hosting server and it behaves in an absolutely identical way.

VPS Web Hosting Servers

Both services commonly give full server root access and can be restarted via a software program by the client, independently from the hosting company. Analogous to the shared hosting packages, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server plans contain different features based on what the hosting company has to offer. A VPS web server hosting plan has guaranteed server storage, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be enhanced for brief spells of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware configuration it is using, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A virtual web server is simpler to run as it offers a virtualization platform, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, check stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated server is more complex, so such a package would rather be utilized by competent clients.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

Nonetheless, given providers offer managed dedicated server web hosting services where they execute server administration assignments instead of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an additional upgrade.

Before You Decide...

Choosing the top hosting package is crucial as it can influence the stable functioning of a online portal. Prior to opting for an account, weigh the pros and cons, inspect carefully all the preconditions for the site to perform properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.