Neeraj Sharma is the contributor of this article. He works for hostnetindia, a popular web hosting company. This web host offers free SSL Certificate plan along with cloud and VPS.
If you are starting a business website, then you would definitely don’t want to leave any room for errors or mistakes at all. So, in this piece of writing, we would be presenting some important areas of consideration which you must not neglect while choosing a web host.
Every internet user knows the inevitable role of web hosting but another thing you will have to understand that you cannot acquire a suitable web hosting plan without knowing your requirements. Imperfect web hosting can become a nightmare for an online business. Before going ahead you have to heed on some aspect and I assure you these aspects will become your assets if you gravely follow them.
1. Know What You Need
Most of the users think that buying a domain name make the website live but it is not the real truth, without web hosting, a website does not exist in the online realm. It is also the compulsory thing that whatever you want to buy you should have the answer to this question that why you are acquiring it? You are an entrepreneur and you are accountable to discover the answer.
Wait and think.
Collect the accurate data about your website size and structure and your future objective, whether you are using a specific language or you need to install the software. This analysis depends on your wisdom.
Another side, what kind of resources needs your website and how much traffic you are getting on a monthly basis? These questions are enough to collect the information what your requirements.
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In case you are beginner then you should send a proposal to the various web hosting companies including your requirements to get appropriate suggestions.
2. Check Hosting Up-gradation Prices and options
Nowadays, many web host firms have been providing shared hosting in different shapes. As they are offering shared features, these features have the capacity to handle at least 50,000 visitors on a monthly basis. Another side, free web hosting is a trending point amongst the potential customers and this free hosting is fascinating due to easy to use interface and support services.
But sometimes web hosts never reveal renewal prices while offering free web hosting first time but they insist higher cost when renewal time comes after one or two years. In this case, users have limited options to upgrade their hosting solution.
So you have to understand this object clearly and ask directly to the salesperson about hosting up-gradation plans and renewal prices.
3. Know Hosting Functionality
Basic features are always concluded with every web hosting solution while buying one but there are lots of where you need to pay close attention like FTP, DNS management and one-click installer, etc. these assets will help you when you will face technical troubles.
The last one, which is recommended by technical geeks – file manager, this tool will AID you to edit .htaccess file shortly. Additionally, check the hosting provider's server locations to ensure it suits your country, or if it offers offshore hosting options.
Likewise, FTP is used to shift multitude files with one click. Most of the web host doesn’t recommend it and they suggest the file manager do things but file manager has limited options to move files.
4. Simple Control Panel
Control panel is an extremely useful asset when you run a website on a web hosting space. It plays huge in order to maintain, operate and dominate the whole web hosting interface along with;domain name. Many users don’t have the technical knowledge so they insist on the control panel which contains easy to use and customizable features.
It never matters which control panel you are using but it matters what kind of options in-built your cPanel. Eventually, every cPanel come with easy to use interface that can help you to work out fast.
A good cPanel must contain subdomain creation options, add-on domain options, mailbox section and monitoring tools where you can put your eyes on each aspect of a website.
Lastly, managing a website is quite easier with customizable control panel.
Note: - Must disclose all the doubts about cPanel in-front of sales agent.
5. Website Backup Options
If you keen to buying a perfect web hosting package, you have to insist on this inevitable alternative to the salesperson. Some service providers offer backup option plans for small business apart from web hosting package. You can find the right way of pushing up a healthy discourse with your team and friends.
If your hosting plan contains website backup features on a regular basis then there is no concern. Regular backup means your website files and data are exist in a secure environment.
6. Support Service
Do you ever think while facing troubles with hosting how do communicate with your service provider? What appropriate options exist there to contact the support team and major thing that how much they are accountable to resolve the issue?
According to my experience, live chat is a suitable option to start communication with the support team. Using live chat you can clearly disclose your issues related to the hosting.
Before paying the hosting price, find out what types of option have given to interact with the support team.
In fact, there is not a conclusion to choose the right web hosting service to run a website in the right manner. Start brainstorming is a too good way to learn the core aspects of a web hosting plan. You can ask questions using question answer and social media groups and question-answer sites by starting a friendly way.
Another thing you need to heed that never goes for a free web hosting service because they are a hidden trap to grab customers. Good web hosting companies never offer free hosting solutions.
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