Web hosting provides you space for hosting your domain. It stores your website files. Sangkrit.net has hostings for everyone, from low budget offering limited resources to options that can handle very heavy traffic.
What hosting option you need depends on your budget. You are here for achieving success and for that you will certainly need a Dedicated Server at some point in time especially when your success starts. Having it beforehand can save you from issues that you will face while moving to a bigger hosting option everytime you require more RAM, more processing power and more database space because of sudden increase in traffic.
Still, if your budget is less, you may go for other hosting options based on your present time need. There are hosting options for everyone and this lesson will explain you how one differ from the other and what exactly you need as it is going to impact your website’s availability, and performance.
Cheapest Hosting Options
cPanel Starter is the cheapest hosting option that enables you to host one website. Cheapest doesn’t mean its worthless, it is good for hosting one website of any kind, the bandwidth is unmetered and storage is 30GB which is good as your first step online.
You can use it for hosting any dynamic website such as an eCommerce store or WordPress, Joomla or Magento etc.
cPanel Economy, this is second cheapest option. It lets you host one domain but gives you 10 MySQL databases, and 100 email accounts capacity. The core difference between cPanel Starter and cPanel Economy is that cPanel Starter gives you the power to host one website i.e. one domain having one database.
Whereas, cPanel Economy lets you host one domain but 10 MySQL databases which means you can create 10 websites on separate databases using a subdomain (example: sudomain.yourdomain.com) or subdirectory (yourdomain.com/subdirectory) option. You may create more websites using different table prefixes on one database. Well that you can do on cPanel Starter too if you want to host multiple subdomain or subdirectory sites on one database. But see the storage capacity of the database is limited.
cPanel Deluxe, lets you host unlimited websites which means you can add unlimited domains but the database limit is 25. That means you can either run 25 websites on 25 separate databases or host more websites (that’s what is unlimited) by using one database for multiple websites and you have 25 databases so you can run many websites here also. It lets you create 500 email accounts.
cPanel Ultimate enables you to add unlimited domains and lets you create unlimited databases. Gives you 1 year of free SSL subscription, more processing power, and 1000 email accounts that you can create on your own domain.
Also called Managed WordPress, these hosting options lets you start your own website or online store in minutes.
They save you from the hassles of configuring and managing WordPress installations. They give you dashboard access with the power to start your website on your own without the need of hiring a web developer. They offer automatic setup, backups, and software updates paired with 24/7, online support.
The WordPress Hosting options include:
- WordPress Basic – Good for hosting one website with a capacity of handling 25,000 visitors a month
- WordPress Deluxe – One website with a capacity of handling 100,000 visitors a month
- WordPress Ultimate – One website with unlimited visits
- WordPress Ecommerce – Ideal for starting your own online shop i.e eCommerce website
- WordPress Developer – You can start and manage 5 different WordPress sites
- WordPress Pro – Lets you manage up to 25 different WordPress sites
The Webhosting Plus offers you the simplicity of cPanel hosting with resources that you generally get on a server. It includes more dedicated resources than WordPress or cPanel hosting we discussed above.
This is a great option if you are hitting or going to hit massive traffic, you need more power and resources but at the same time, you don’t know how to manage a server and you don’t want to hire a system administrator.
It also includes multiple plans starting from 4GB RAM to 32GB RAM with the power of up to 16 CPUs:
- Webhosting Plus Launch – 4GB RAM with 2 CPUs
- Webhosting Plus Enhance – 8GB RAM with 4 CPUs
- Webhosting Plus Grow – 16GB RAM with 8 CPUs
- Webhosting Plus Expand – 32GB RAM with 16 CPUs
This hosting option is easier to manage just like other cPanel hostings.
VPS & Dedicated Servers
These give you complete control and no resources are shared with other users. A common hosting plan you purchase is located on a server running multiple hostings whereas on a dedicated server all resources are only for your use.
You can build multiple cPanel hostings, allocate resources to each hosting plan, you can decide how many domains each webhosting can have and how much server resources a website or hosting can utilize or you can simply allocate all server resources to your main website.
There various type of servers with higher-lower RAM and space options. But the subscription is of only two types: Self Managed and Fully Managed.
Self-Managed Servers: – These give you command line control. To manage this type of server you may either learn system engineering or hire a system administrator or you can simplify things for yourself by adding the cPanel WHM option.
Fully-Managed Servers: These servers come with round-the-clock dedicated online support from experts.
Subscribing a VPS or Dedicated Server is just like purchasing a computer machine. So while subscribing to a server what you should see is its RAM, storage option such as HDD or SSD, and processor.