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There are various types of shared hosting solutions suitable for different web sites with regard to the resources or the shared hosting environment they require. To choose the most suitable shared hosting service for your web site, you need to evaluate what server-side software programs it demands, how many daily visits you anticipate at the start and in the future, as well as any other specific demands that may need to be satisfied.

Shared web hosting - Perks

The most proper choice for small size websites with several hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of webspace hosting, each client pays only for their account, which decreases the total cost per person markedly. There are different web hosting packages varying from one web hosting vendor to another, furnishing different amounts of hard disk storage space and bandwidth, different e-mail address account quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can buy an account that will provide the specs your web portal in fact needs. You will not need to pay a lot of money for a plan you will not make use of, or end up with a small sized account that cannot shelter the site. We, at XS Web Sites, offer a large variety of shared hosting accounts suitable for private or small business sites that even offer pre-installed script-driven systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you commence with a low grade package and you demand more system resources, upgrading to a better plan takes just a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Downsides

A negative aspect of the shared web hosting platform is that the web servers have some software programs installed on them and you are unable to install new software applications. Some web sites, particularly online stores, need applications to be installed on the web server for them to perform, and with a shared website hosting account, you can activate solely software programs that do not request complete server root access.

Virtual Web Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

For web sites that require root-level access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even millions of daily hits, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A private virtual hosting server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated server and it performs in a precisely identical manner.

Virtual Servers

Both platforms typically provide full root privileges and can be rebooted through a software tool by the client, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Akin to the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting plans comprise different specifications based on what the web hosting provider has to offer. A virtual hosting server package includes guaranteed server storage, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be extended for short stretches of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware architecture it is making use of, and it can be revamped by altering or appending components. A VPS hosting server is simpler to handle as it ships with a virtualization platform, which can be used to restart it, to install software applications, monitor statistics, and so on. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more complex, so such a plan would rather be resorted to by knowledgeable clients.

Dedicated Web Servers

Still, given hosting companies provide managed dedicated server web hosting services where they implement dedicated web server administration tasks on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of plan or an extra service.

Before You Decide...

Selecting the top hosting package is crucial as it can influence the proper performance of a web page. Before selecting a plan, compare the pros and cons, inspect carefully all the prerequisites for the website to function properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be glad to assist you and answer all your questions.