Choosing a Hosting Provider

Choosing a web hosting provider is not an easy task - with the numerous types of hosting provider and tons of hosting companies it is extremely hard to narrow down on a right fit. In this tutorial we help you make sense of the different types of hosting currently available on the internet. Additionally, we tell you how to go about choosing the one for your needs.

Broadly speaking there are three different types of hosting providers which you can choose from.

  1. Shared hosting.
  2. Dedicated Hosting.
  3. Virtual Dedicated Hosting.

Apart from these standard hosting types there are a couple more options that you might consider before narrowing down on the one for your needs.

  1. AWS or Amazon Web Services hosting
  2. Free Blog hosting.

In the subsequent sections we explain each of the above hosting types.