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Quality Shared Hosting

There are different varieties of shared hosting services suitable for different web sites with regard to the system resources or the shared hosting platform they need. To choose the best shared hosting service for your online portal, you have to evaluate what server-side software it needs, how many daily visits you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other specific demands that may have to be fulfilled.

Shared Hosting - Good Points

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
£4.90 / month
Pro Plus
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
£14.22 / month

The most optimal alternative for small scale sites with a few hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting plan. With this form of site hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which minimizes the total price per individual substantially. There are various web hosting plans differing from one web hosting company to another, delivering different amounts of server storage and bandwidth, different email mailbox account quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can obtain a package that will have the specifications your website really requires. You will not need to pay a lot of money for a plan you will not utilize, or wind up with a small plan that cannot host the online portal. We, at Wise Host Network, offer a big collection of shared hosting plans appropriate for personal or small business web pages that even provide pre-activated script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you start with a cheaper plan and you demand more functionalities, moving to a better package demands only a click.

Shared website hosting - Drawbacks

A weak side of the shared web hosting solution is that the servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install new software platforms. Specific web pages, mainly web shops, request software applications to be installed on the server for them to run, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can install only software applications that do not demand server root access.

Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers

For online portals that need full root access, or if your website has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of daily visits, what you demand is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A virtual private web hosting server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated machine and it works in strictly the same manner.

VPS Web Servers

Both solutions usually provide root access and can be rebooted via a software interface by the client, autonomously from the web hosting provider. Much like the shared hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting packages comprise different specifications depending on what the hosting vendor has to offer. A Virtual Private Server hosting account has guaranteed disk storage, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for brief intervals of time in case there are available resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limit is the hardware architecture it is availing of, and it can be revved up by changing or appending components. A private virtual hosting server is easier to run as it arrives with a virtualization platform, which can be utilized to restart it, to install applications, examine stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more intricate, so such a package would rather be resorted to by proficient users.

Dedicated Servers

Nevertheless, some companies offer managed dedicated server web hosting solutions where they perform server administration operations on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of plan or an extra service.

Prior To Deciding...

Picking the top hosting package is essential as it can have an effect on the proper performance of a web site. Before opting for a plan, compare the pros and cons, examine carefully all the requirements for the web site to perform properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.