There're many types of web hosting services for for different application purpose. There're shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS, Dedicated server and cloud hosting plans with their own independant features and advantages. The main difference for each hosting service is about server resources and costs. Most of the time we call web hosting is all about shared hosting which is the most popular one for low cost and widely use.
A decent hosting service will create a successful website business at a good price, but a bad web hosting will simply ruin a well operated business because they only care about higher profits by less support.
In order to help our readers find the best web hosting plan, we keep in contact with all major hosts in our review base. We host different sample websites with different service and call support at times to evaluate their most recent support quality. That's how webhostpark being operated and devoted into.
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How to host your website?
It's easy to get your website online. The modern technology is so amazing to have simplified the whole process. Not sure how to get started? Just read following quick tips to get your site online in minutes:
- ◆Pickup your prefered domain name via domain registrar.
- ◆Register hosting service from a reputable hosting provider. You will receive account and server details with full guidance on how to use their service.
- ◆Edit your domain server records to point to your account server on domain registrar site and wait up to 48 hours for dns propagation.
- ◆Upload your local website files to hosting space via ftp. You can also make full use of one click installer for some popular website software installation like wordpress, joomla, drupal etc. Most web hosts also provide a free sitebuilder wizard to create your website step by step.
What's included for web hosting service?
A modern web hosting plan comes with lots of great support features to help with your website success including: Free domain opportunity(optional), Free sql server or mysql database, Free email accounts, Free sitebuilder wizard, Free ftp accounts and more. Most hosting plans come with at least 30 days full refund guarantee.
How much should you pay?
Thanks for the fast improvements on both hardware and software, the costs are greatly reduced comparing to 3 or 5 years ago. At the moment while writing, most leading shared hosting cost is less than $10/month plusvarious discounts. So most of the time you can reduce the cost under $5/month. Vps and dedicated servers are also pretty affordable nowadays so you can upgrade without a big pain when website grows up.
When should you upgrade?
You must know about your hosting server capacity at the very beginning. The server limits vary a lot from different providers so you must contact presales support for a rough idea. Normally, when you get more than 5000 unique visits under a shared server, the CPU/RAM usage will go up a lot. You should upgrade for stable and reliable performance. However, you still need to confirm with your hosting provider as they have full access to server and be able to provide you more suggestions. We highly recommend to start with this web hosting FAQ and and tips page.
Still not sure how to pick up the right hosting plan? Don't hesitate to contact us today to help get a smart choice!