Web hosting services allows website owners access to the World Wide Web. Websites are not visible to the web without hosting providers. Hosting companies provide space on servers and internet connectivity. Web host can also provide data center space commonly referred to as “collocation” or even “housing”.
There are various forms of hosting. They are:
- Shared Hosting – meaning your website is hosted on a server shared by many websites. They are inexpensive type hosting packages, but do raise the risk for website owners.
- VPS Hosting (Virtual Private Servers) – a virtual private server or VPS is a portion of a web servers partitioned off isolating your website on a shared servers but shares the same server. This enhances performance and security and is better hosting solution than shared hosting.
- Dedicated Private Server Hosting – your website sets on a servers “dedicated” to your website only. This is the best hosting solution by providing best performance and website security. It is the most expensive type of hosting, but is the best solution.
It is commonly for website owners to buy the cheapest website hosting service available. It has become a commodity. However, you normally get what you pay for. If you buy a cheap hosting service, you will jeopardize the rankings of your website and its security. Cheap hosting packages are cheap because the website owners is getting only what is necessary to project they website to the world wide web.
For best website performance and website security, website owners need to consider VPS or dedicated hosting solutions.
Nothing is more important to the rankings, performance and security of a website than hosting.
STL.News is hosted on our own network. We do not use the services of a commercial hosting service providers. Our parent company is a website hosting provider, web design and SEO firm.
Our hosting objectives are:
- Performance – fast loading websites rank better in search engine search results.
- Security – we employ the best security, utilizing the added performance and security features of a CDN (Content Delivery Network) that is worldwide with more than 100 data centers across the globe.
You can access our hosting services at two locations:
- UltimateHost.Domains – for best pricing on shared hosting visit our affiliated site.
- STLMedia.Agency – for the best service for VPS or dedicated hosting services visit our affiliated site.