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Shared/Pro/Managed Hosting for your site - which to choose ? (NO AFFILIATE LINKS!)

 You buy a domain and want to start your site running, time to find your perfect hosting. This is one of our first steps, and might be your most crucial one. I won't tell you which hosting company to choose, I will attempt just to clarify the picture. What are your Hosting options ? Shared Hosting You can choose shared hosting - obviously this one will be the cheapest option. In this category you might even find free hosting options, with or without ads on your site. Although this option sounds great for beginners as it is cheap and is comes with many promises from the hosting company (unlimited bandwidth, unlimited disk space etc.), there are no free meals, and as you are not alone on this server ( shared hosting), you don't really know who your neighbors are. So nothing is guaranteed, you might have a neighbor which takes lots of bandwidth, so you will actually have less to use etc. You might have a malicious neighbor which will attempt to hack your site using the common host