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There are various types of shared hosting solutions suitable for different web sites in regard to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they require. To choose the most appropriate shared hosting service for your online portal, you must reckon what server-side software applications it needs, how many daily hits you anticipate at the start and in the future, as well as any other specific needs that may need to be satisfied.

Shared web hosting - Positive Signs

The most appropriate alternative for small size web portals with a few hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting account. With this type of site hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which decreases the total price per user critically. There are diverse web hosting packages differing from one web hosting supplier to another, offering different amounts of data storage space and monthly traffic, different mail account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can obtain a plan that will offer the specifications your web site really demands. You will not need to pay lots of cash for a package you will not make use of, or end up with a small package that cannot accommodate the online portal. We, at Web Lakay, offer an extensive collection of shared hosting plans suitable for personal or small business websites that even offer pre-installed script-based platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you begin with a basic account and you demand more functionalities, upgrading to a more advanced account takes just a click of the mouse.

Shared website hosting - Weak Points

A negative side of the shared website hosting environment is that the servers have some software programs installed on them and you are unable to install additional software. Specific websites, chiefly online storefronts, request applications to be available on the hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared hosting solution, you can install solely software that does not demand complete server root access.

Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

For websites that require root access, or if your website has many 1000's or even millions of daily hits, what you require is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A virtual web hosting server is a software emulation of a dedicated hosting server and it works in an absolutely identical way.


Both environments commonly include root-level access and can be rebooted through a software interface by the user, autonomously from the hosting provider. Analogous to the shared website hosting packages, the virtual private servers and the dedicated web server accounts have different specifications depending on what the hosting vendor has to offer. A virtual server web hosting plan has guaranteed web storage, RAM and CPU quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for short stretches of time if there are unused system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is making use of, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to administer as it arrives with a virtualization panel, which can be used to restart it, to install software applications, explore stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more elaborate, so such a solution would rather be used by proficient clients.

Dedicated Web Servers

Nevertheless, given companies provide managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they run dedicated web server administration procedures instead of the client. This can be a part of package or an additional feature.

Prior To Reaching a Decision...

Choosing the top hosting plan is vital as it can affect the proper functioning of a web page. Before opting for a package, weigh the pros and cons, explore thoroughly all the prerequisites for the website to perform properly, especially if it is script-powered. 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 representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.

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