How to Choose Right Web Hosting to host your website?

Most of the users might be unaware of this concept that choosing the right web hosting to host your website is one of the toughest and wisest task; a webmaster has to do. Not all of the web hosting companies are equally good in the terms of providing their various services and features keeping the assurance of quality of everything.

So, today, I am going to point out a few things which you should keep in your mind while choosing the right web hosting to host your very own site.

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Things to consider while choosing the right web hosting to host your website:

1. How much amount of traffic do you want to handle?

This is the very first thing anybody having a website or going to start a website should know. Because not every web hosting will be able to handle a large amount of traffic. Low traffic sites can be managed on low-level web hosting servers but not the high traffic sites can sustain on them which requires high resources to run properly. So, you must choose a web hosting provider which suits your criteria. If you are a new blogger or want to start a new blog then I recommend you to stay with the low-level web-hosting so that your money is not wasted but once you start getting a large amount of traffic to your blog then either you can upgrade your plan or switch to some better hosting provider. If you are starting a new website or blog the I recommend you to start with a hatching plan. I started my blogging with a small plan with Bigrock hosting provider then upgraded it when I started receiving a large amount of traffic.

2. Identify the Type of Web Hosting You Actually Require:

On the basis of traffic amounts, your website has, you have to choose the type of Web Hosting. These days a lot type of web hosting services are available. Such as Shared Hosting services, VPS hosting services, Dedicated Hosting services, cloud hosting services, and specially optimized CMS based services like WordPress Optimized Hosting Services. Shared Hosting is enough to survive a website having a maximum of 30,000-40,000 visitors monthly. But if you are having more visitors than this then VPS or dedicated hosting plans are must. More traffic requires more memory, more CPU, and more bandwidth. That’s why you need to identify what type of web hosting service may satisfy your traffic requirements.

3. Know the Features of the host:

Every hosting company is not going to provide you equal quality features. Those were the days when we have to be dependent on our local servers to run our website but not now. There is multinational web hosting companies offering quality web hosting services with lots of new features. It’s better to choose a multi-featured web hosting which can help you not just running your site properly but also to grow it. Some of the features that you should notice are the One Click CMS installation features, easy FTP management, hosting analytics, etc.

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4. Point out the Technical Specifications of the host:

This is one of the most important things which most of the users having websites generally ignore because they do not have enough knowledge about the technical stuff that helps to run their site properly. You should know the technical stuff like the Server specifications such as the amount of RAM, CPU, the bandwidth that you can actually make use of while running your site. Having good security system is always the nature of best web hosting company in India and every website owner must seriously think about it.

5. Does the web host provide emergency services?

This is what almost every web host should have. Here by emergency services, we mean the services such as emergency backup services in the cases we want to have quick site migrations and major changes with our site. Sometimes, websites get traffic spikes and the web hosts are not able to handle it and consequently crashes. This might be the worst thing that may happen to your site if you are not checked out the emergency features at the time of choosing the right hosting for your site. Features like Cloudflare must be there in the hosting provider companies so that the visitors can see the copy of the website when the servers are not working properly or some other issue.

6. Offers are good to go:

Web hosting market is very big today, and web hosting providers their selves have high competition in promoting their services on the Internet. To attract more and more people towards their services, most of the web hosting providers offers time to time offers and discounts. You should take benefit of such offers. Many of the web hosts provide free domain name to start a website to new users, and this may help you save a lot to run your online campaign!

And there is a hosting provider company which I know and provides a free domain for their first-time customers and even is the hosting price is too less. You can check the post on that “How can you get the cheapest web-hosting at Godaddy?“.

7. Get the maximum Storage and Bandwidth:

Storage is where all of the data on your site from text to images are going to be saved. You might not be wanted to face storage issues while running your site. Likewise, Bandwidth is what requires serving your website to your visitors. Both if these fails to provide you the sufficient amounts, you site will go down and will not be served to your readers well. That’s why you must carefully choose the web hosting that provides the maximum Storage and Bandwidth amounts. Many services say that they provide unlimited storage and bandwidth but actually it’s not true they have some fair usage policies under which they have restrictions of both of these things.

8. Is there any special web hosting policy?

Some web hosting services apply some strict policies for their users. You should go with that one hosting service which is free of such strict policies and will be user-friendly. Many web hosting services offer new features but under lots of policy and terms, under which they do not actually allow us to get benefits from their services in general. That’s why it depends on you how wise are you in choosing the web hosting offering good policies.

9. Prefer the hosting offering right payment options for renewals:

Many web hosting providers offer limited payment options like payment via only credit card. This is not good as many people don’t make use of credit cards while many make use of debit cards instead or some other ways for making payment. That’s why choosing a web hosting provider which has easy, and lots of payment options will be good in any terms, in the term of purchasing the web hosting for the first time or for renewal.

10. Ease of Migrations and Work Space Management:

Make sure the web hosting provider offers you the migration or transfer features at any time you might be in the need of these things. The most important thing under this is the workspace in which you have to work with your host. CPanel web hosting services are good to host almost every kind of website. Just you have to make sure whether your host offers so or not.

So, that’s our article about choosing the right web hosting to host your website. If you liked it, please do share it with all your friends on social networks like Facebook, Google+ and Twitter. Thanks for being here to get the right advice. And even I want to hear your opinion about the Hosting provider companies but let me through your comments.

Avnish Gautam

I am blogger from Mywptips.com and internet marketer. Also, like to provide a good and complete guide about website making and promotion of it.

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22 thoughts on “How to Choose Right Web Hosting to host your website?

  1. Hey Robin,
    This is really a wonderful information,
    Hey but i heard going for the cheap web hosting platform is always on a risk level! Am i correct?
    I read another post by Anil Agarwal about his experiences even with a reputed hosting platform and he migrated all his content to a different platform! So as you mentioned it’s really good to check its migration features before getting into any platform.
    Nice to know a bit more on this essential subject. As usual yet another collective and bookmarking post. Keep writing. 🙂
    Thanks for sharing Robin
    Have a great day
    Best
    ~ Philip

    1. Hey phillip,
      I felt really happy if your kind of famous blogger like the information shared in this guest post by me.

      There are some good known companies also which providing best hosting service at affordable rates and a small orange is one of them.

  2. Hi Avnish,

    There are many web hosting companies around the globe. It would be hard for to choose the best one.

    The point you have mentioned above have the major significance upon choosing a web hosting. Don’t overdo the budget if you are having a small rate of the traffic.

    The services provided by the web hosting company should be listed. Read the reviews before buying it.

    Great post indeed.
    Enjoy the day.
    ~Ravi
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  3. First time here, Avnish.

    A thoroughly written post.

    I messed up with my first Web host, because I never knew most of the points mentioned in here. Malware here and there. Worrying page loading speed.

    Why? Because it was cheap.

    My new host, SiteGround offers me neat services, especially, their response to my immediate needs is always quick.

    I wish I knew some of these before starting my blog.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Francis
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  4. Hello Gautam,

    First and foremost a great read,
    & Secondly web hosting is something one should care about validly before starting their blogging journey. And the important point while choosing a web hosting is their customer support. If their support is excellent, then you will get help in every point you stuck, and you don’t need to worry about anything else, rather then improving your blog.

    Don’t choose a web hosting that is cheap, choose web hosting that is reliable in every aspect of your journey.

    Thanks for sharing this great piece of content. Looking forward to more.

    Cheers,
    Priyam
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  5. Hello Avnish,

    Yes! Web Hosting is the thing on which no compromise can be taken. Your web hosting should be providing good performance and support.

    In fact, there are hundred of companies which are doing commitments of providing good service. So, before going for any hosting provider, precautions and tips should be followed.

    Your post describes many things about choosing a good hosting. I agree with your points.

    In fact, web hosting affects almost all the aspects of a website.

    At this moment, World is having tons of hosting companies. Now, each type of hosting will be seen.

    Gautam, which web hosting do you recommend and use?

    Like you did, I also published an article about web hosting. It’s about some best web hostings in a cheap price. 🙂
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  6. While getting web host for my site, I always think about my requirement and then I decide to get a reasonable webhost.
    Thanks for sharing your great post. It will help me a lot too.

  7. Before choosing contract provider, we should learn what to look for in a high end provider. Really this info is very useful to choose right web hosting for my site.

  8. Hey Avnish!
    This is very informative post dear.

    It is true that web hosting is a way of putting your website on the web.
    Web hosting allows you to share information, sell products and services, and interact with other people through your own website.

    As you mentioned above in the post, the various things that need to be considered while choosing right web hosting for website, helps a lot to me.

    Thanks for sharing this post with us .

    Looking forward for more post from you.

  9. I am going to create a website. But I have an big question to experts which is web hosting. I have known that web hosting is very important for website. That’s why I have read some article from online and got some suggestion but your suggestion is most preferred for me I think.

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