What is WordPress Hosting ?
Shared WordPress hosting is a web hosting solution where your site shares the resources of a single web server with a number of websites. And the main advantage of using such a service is they’re available at an affordable rate.
Since multiple websites use a shared server, such companies can offer hosting services at a cheaper rate as compared to managed hosting. So you can expect shared hosting plans to be as low as $2.49 per month. You can install your WordPress in your shared cPanel or Plesk hosting control panel without any problems. The only disadvantage is that you need take care of all the security, updation, and more downtime.
Anyone who’s planning to start a website should consider using shared hosting to keep their expenses down. Also, low traffic websites, personal sites, bloggers, and small businesses should use this type of hosting service.
What is Managed WordPress hosting?
Managed WordPress hosting is a type of hosting service that provides the most powerful technologies for your WordPress site to make sure your website is both secure and fast. All the managed WordPress hosting plans share the same server and backup server. The administrator may shutdown some ports that easily to be hacker-ed.
Hosting providers take care of the hosting related issues like backups, security checks, Unlimited malware removal and hack repair, Automatic daily malware scans, Website backup protection with 1-click restore, updating WordPress, and much more. They also provide premium customer service and solve your problems as quickly as possible.
Basically, a managed host wants you to concentrate on your business while they take care of the technical aspects for you.
However, you should note that these services are expensive when compared to shared hosts. In most cases, a managed WordPress hosting plan starts at around $16.95 per month but we only charge you $5.99 per month.