Things to do before choosing Web Hosting Company
While choosing any hosting plans one should cross-check the following requirements:
Reviews: you should cross-check reviews of the company on reviews sites like Trustpilot , Hostadvice, Google Listing and many more.A company who has maximum good customer reviews is base of selection because reviews reflect the company’s customer satisfaction. A company may have a different class of services and this cannot be the only core aspect to judge fully but the company overall support can be easily predicted.
Control Panel: This is also one of the key factors for selection for beginners. Most of the beginners don’t have good knowledge about the control panel. For the management of the core systems, you need control panel like Cpanel, Directadmin, Plesk, etc and Cpanel is leading web control panel and most used panel till to date . If you have basic knowledge about web hosting then you can set up a general task like creating a custom email for your site ( [email protected]) and file manager etc.
Backup: Web hosting is dynamic in nature and anyone can face fatal errors like losing website content. But this can be greatly reduced by backup services and peace of mind can be entertained only if the website has backup services. So even you lose the content you can restore it from backup available.
SSL certificates: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a networking protocol designed for securing connections between web clients and web servers over an insecure network, such as the internet. The most popular web search engine, Google takes it on most priority and gives a red alert when SSL is not found on site.
Softaculous: If you want to start a blog then this can play a vital role and Softaculous is web applications that have collection of 200+ scripts like WordPress, Joomla, Magento, social networking sites, Forums. The most demanded features is that it has one-click installation features that give users to install the required CMS in just a single click.
Support: Web host provider should provide support 24×7 and most of the web hosting company provider claimed but fob you off when you need help with their hosting package.They may use complex jargon to explain simple things so be smart to choose a web hosting company.
The above mention things are general features that most be available to make hosting great. Some of the things that people cannot checks before using are mention below and you must ask your hosting company if they fail to give minimum features mention below :