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Hosting Plans Description

Owning your very own private web portal is vital in present-day society. The introduction of the Internet in our everyday lives denotes that, in order for someone to be seen, or to make his voice heard, one has to design an online portal and take it online. In order to accomplish that, you in fact need two elements - a website and a hosting solution. Before developing a web portal, however, it's necessary to comprehend that there are separate kinds of web hosting services and that not all sites can function with a randomly chosen hosting. In order to explain this better, let's begin with the chief subject:

What is Hosting?

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Hosting, or also known as 'web hosting', is an appellation that refers to the web server itself, or the provider that runs the server. A server is a computer that's connected to the Internet and that's configured to work with PHP, MySQL, Perl, etc., which enables the customers to upload their web site files on the hosting server and to publish them on the Internet. There are 2 major kinds of servers, determined by the OS of the server - Windows and Linux. The two Operating Systems are quite dissimilar and, in most cases, not at all compatible with one another. That is the reason why, before selecting the appropriate service, one should first learn what sort of web hosting server is needed for their website.

If you haven't devised the site so far, then let us take a more detailed glance at the difference between the two varieties and at what their strong sides are.

What platform should you select - Windows or Linux?

As pointed out, there are apps, which are only consistent with a particular OS. For example, JAVA scripts, .ASP pages, .NET Framework, Adobe ColdFusion are all based on Windows and will not perform on a Linux server. Hence, if you consider to create your web site using any of the above, you should be searching for a Windows platform. Windows, though, is not an open-source software platform, which denotes that it provides limited options when it comes to server safety and privacy. That is the reason why, Linux is preferred by server admins worldwide and the majority of hosting firms use it on their servers. Utilizing Linux, the administrator can configure the server in a fully customizable way, and if the server is properly set up, it can provide thorough safety against computer hackers and malware. Additionally, the customizability of Linux allows for better software optimization, which contributes to better site performance. For that reason, if you are looking for supreme safety and web server operation, then you should create your site in such a way that it operates with a Linux-based hosting server. This is not tough to do, as the most commonly used Content Management Systems, also known as CMSs, such as Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, Moodle, and so on, are completely consistent with Linux servers and are known all around the Globe for being one of the best applications for building and administering websites. Surely, this doesn't imply that each and every host that's using Linux will have admins who are capable to properly handle a Linux hosting server. Picking the appropriate web hosting supplier is very tough today, as the majority of them do not possess the capacity to appoint a capable, experienced web administrator. A Linux hosting server that hasn't been properly set up can be very dangerous to your website and private information. For that reason, when selecting a web host, it's invariably advisable to choose an established provider that's been in business for at least a few years.

How to identify the proper web hosting supplier for my web site?

These web hosting distributors are easily detectable by the way in which they are providing their services. Practiced web hosting firms offer custom-developed functionality, various open-source PHP-driven scripts or programs. The most practiced, however, have even their very own personal custom-invented hosting CPs created particularly for their system. A website hosting Control Panel is an online-based dashboard, through which the customer handles the entire web hosting service. Smaller-sized web hosting companies make use of pre-built Control Panels such as cPanel or DirectAdmin. In order, however, to ensure utmost security and performance for their services, the biggest web hosting firms give to their customers their own personal in-house built website hosting CPs created by their own administrators. We, at 'EXTEC', don't merely offer our own custom-built Control Panel, but have also created a free open-source PHP-based script installation tool, which enables our clients to easily install any of the aforesaid open-source Content Management System platforms. Specifications like these signify that we have the capability, the means and the experience to be entrusted with keeping your personal details confidential and your website - visible on the web.