Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting is by far the most common type of website hosting and is suitable for most standard websites. Although not exactly a one-size-fits-all approach a rough guage of 'if less than 1,000 people visit your website' tends to encompass most small business and other sites. Most Content Management Systems like WordPress, Joomla and Drupal work well on Shared Hosting as do website you've designed yourself in a software package.

All websites are 'hosted' on a server, which is basically a computer that is always connected to the Internet and very reliable. Shared Hosting means that your webspace sits on part of a server and shares these resources with other websites. Those resources include the hard drive space (for the website files), the processor and memory (RAM) which makes those files display when someone visits your site plus any of the other things your site does.

All the 'sharing' is done automatically by our systems, keeping track and ensuring everyone has their fair allocation of space and the website runs well. We also ensure the server on which your site is based is regularly updated (a bit like Windows Updates but thankfully more stable!) so you don't need to manage that side of it either. What this means is that you don't need to worry about anything other than keeping your website updated.

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