This is the most classic and most popular hosting plan among most people in the world. The main reason why people pick this plan is that they actually don't need more than that. It's also usually the cheapest hosting option. Shared hosting is easy, to put it simply. It's very affordable and easy to start. There's no complications or really complex setting up. It's considered the entry level option for people looking for hosting, since it requires the least amount of tech knowledge and financial investment. From $2/month.


Virtual Private Server hosting is more powerful than shared hosting, since everyone gets a nice private virtual server each. So technically, you get a nice chunk of server space etc for yourself. That's a nice step up from the shared hosting option. So even though technically you're on the same physical machine as others, you have your own little space - so no sharing with others. This usually means a better performance and faster loading speeds.


This is the most popular, and the one most entrepreneurs and people who are serious about websites use. It gives you full control. You control everything that goes on. So if you're looking for maximum control over things, and great performance from your server, this is where you'd like to be. You don't share resources like CPU time and memory with anyone else, and there's no one else's accounts on your hosting (unless you let them, of course). While the freedom is great, it comes with the issues of freedom; namely, your stuff is your responsibility, and no one else's.


This type of hosting is mostly used by practises that may not need a website (like pharmacies, hospitals) but require formality in business. So a company may have a domain name (e.g and use emails such as without neccessarily owning a website. The major advantage of this type of hosting is that is lowers the cost improving business identity since you do not have to pay for web design (you may not need a website if you operate a pharmacy), business will be recognised through company name emails instead of