Common Web Hosting Features

If that you’ve decided to create your own website, then you need a quality web hosting server to host the site. There are many web hosting companies out there and finding a best hosting provider doesn’t have to be hard. When you’re looking for a hosting provider here are some points to consider. What platform will I use – Linux or windows? Do I need e-commerce features? Do I need any CMS? Do I have lot of images, music or videos? After gathering your requirements, you just need to find one that meets your needs and budget. You can read the web host reviews available on internet and compare web hosting based on their features, price,customer service support staff, traffic, and space.

The following are the common feature that you should expect to get with any web hosting  service.

  • Unlimited disk space and unlimited bandwidth
  • Control Panel with one click script installer
  • The File Manager to add, edit, move and remove files to your website
  • Unlimited FTP Accounts
  • Unlimited Email Account, Secure IMAP & POP3, auto responders, Spam  Assassin
  • Phone and Email Customer/Technical Support
  • Support PHP, Perl, Python ect
  • MySQL Database Support and phpMyAdmin to handle the administration of MySQL
  • Shared SSL & SSH Shell Access
  • 99.9% Uptime Guarantee
  • Dreamweaver & FrontPage Ready

The additional features that differ from one provider to another

  • Unlimited Websites or Domains hosting on a single account
  • Free Domain Name 4 Life
  • Free Website Transfer
  • Free SiteBuilder w/ templates
  • Free marketing/ Google Credit
  • Free Search Engine Submission