HOW TO CHOOSE THE HOSTING OF YOUR WEBSITE?

Do you plan to start creating a website? Are you creating one?

You have necessarily wondered what kind of accommodation to choose …

It is true that currently, there is a multitude of offers on the internet and it is sometimes difficult to make a choice. Today, we give you tips to find the type of accommodation that suits you .

BEFORE YOU BEGIN: THE DOMAIN NAME RESERVATION

The domain name that will be the future address of the site is to book either with a registrar or for the sake of simplicity from a host who can also provide you with a domain name. You will find interesting offers of accommodation and domain name combined at 1and1, OVH, Icodia … in short there is choice.

Prices for domain names range from single to double depending on the extension you want. Generally, .fr and .com extensions are not very expensive. Note that sometimes the domain name is included in the price of accommodation.

Find out before choosing an offer.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SHARED, DEDICATED OR CLOUD HOSTING?

The accommodation formulas answer specific requests, ask yourself what is the purpose of your site: a personal site? a news blog? a showcase site of a company? an e-commerce site?

SHARED HOSTING

Shared hosting is the solution that will allow you to simply host a site . This is the most economical model. Shared Reseller Hosting  means that your site is hosted on a server at the same time as other sites. This hosting format will allow you to have a more efficient site and especially more stable than a free hosting. This is the format we recommend for a simple site (showcase type) when we know that there will not be a lot of traffic. It is preferred for personal use, it will allow you more flexibility than a free hosting and is inexpensive.

One of the negatives of this solution is that if other sites on the same server as yours have a high traffic, they will take some of the bandwidth and it is possible that yours undergo some slowdowns.

Another negative is that there are usually limitations in the administration of the server and technologies used for your website.

DEDICATED HOSTING

This mode of hosting is reserved mainly for people with sites with a lot of traffic that require a powerful server to support the flow of visitors. This solution is generally rather expensive because of a server reserved for you. Dedicated hosting allows much more freedom in the configuration of the server and the technologies used. However, you will need some skills to set up your hosting (some hosts offer to help you set up).

CLOUD HOSTING

The cloud is an increasingly popular cheap dedicated server format because it allows great flexibility. Note that this system is very similar to hosting “VPS” which is a virtual server for your site.

It allows in case of gain of visibility, to evolve your offer to meet your new needs in terms of power or storage. You can customize your offer such as: choose more storage, more RAM, or a more powerful processor.

Before making your choice on a host, take the time to compare offers:

Domain name included in the accommodation

  • Storage capacity
  • Server performance
  • Service response time
  • Site availability rate
  • Mail addresses included in the offer
  • Backup of the site
  • SSL Certificate