How to choose good web hosting

Web hosting is one of the most part of your life online. How do we decide what is the best web hosting that fit your need. Which is the most important stuff you need to notice when choose a web hosting? shared hosting, vps hosting or dedicated?

You can not find out where is the right web hosting for you if you do not know what you need. So first, you should write down and answering these question?

1. What kind of the website you are going to run on the host?
2. Do you run some common and famous platform on your host, such as wordpress, opencart or joomla?
3. Is there any windows application that you need to operate.
4. What is the programing language your website run? php, java, c# or?
5. What is the traffic you plan on your website?
6. Which database your webiste will use?
7. How’s about security and the uptime your website need?

1. What kind of the website you are going to run on the host?

If you online need a simple website with some static html page, no form, not order, etc .. Its very easy for you. Any shared hosting fit your need. Otherwise, you neeed a special hosting plan that can run some form.

2. Do you run some common and famous platform on your host, such as wordpress, opencart or joomla?

If you need a blog or a simple online shop. There is a special hosting plan that special designed for it, for example. if your website is a blog that running a blog using wordpress, there is wordpress hosting plan available there that you can use to bring your blog up with few clicks. There is also have joomla hosting and opencart hosting that full customized for you to run those platforms on.

3. Is there any windows application that you need to operate?

If your website need to run windows application, you have to find a window hosting plan. Some good hosting company such as Godaddy web hosting or Namecheap Domain & Hosting provide those good plan.

4. What is the programing language your website run? php, java, c# or?

One important point to consider when choosing hosting is the programming language your website will be use. There is 2 groups. One from Microsoft such as asp, c#, and one from Linux world such as php, cgi. Then, there is 2 groups of hosting platform you need to know, windows hosting and cPanel hosting.


Although there is the virtual platofrm that can run windows applications on Linux hosting and php on windows hosting but we recommended you choose the right platform to get the best performance for your website

5. What is the traffic you plan on your website?

This is the most important part when you choose the host. It show how big of your website. If you need a small blog or something similar to share to the world, a shared hositng is simple needed. If your website is a small shop, a lifestyle community, a vps hosting is enough for you. And when your website is a big business online with full features and serve a lot of clients that the same time, a dedicated server is needed for you.

6. Which database your webiste will use?

Same as programming language. There is 2 type of database, one run on windows hosting such as ms-sql from Microsoft and one run from linux server such mysql, postgresql. The hosting plan you need is based on the database you choose.

7. How’s about security and the uptime your website need?

Its based on the “how big” your website, a blog need less security have the share host is enough. The bigger your website, the dedicated plan you need.

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