Shared vs WordPress Hosting For Creating a Blog ?

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Hi,

I would like to know what's the main differences between the shared and wordPress hosting.

What is the best option to host a wordpress blog ?

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I would like to know what's the main differences between the shared and wordPress hosting.
What is the best option to host a wordpress blog?
Shared hosting basically means just that, shared. Basically your hosting provider will give you access to a hosting panel with which you can deploy your site with. This panel will be running on a dedicated server.
And your website will be sharing resources along other sites that are hosted on this server.


Think of your Windows PC at home. You can have multiple user accounts on the same pc. It's kinda like that. The websites are the users in shared hosting.

Only difference, all the websites are running at the same time and they are all sharing the same resources.

"Wordpress Hosting" basically means a virtual private server (vps) that is managed by your hosting provider. So, instead of sharing the resources, you now have dedicated compute resources (CPU cores, ram etc) for your website (even tho it's virtualized).

What is the best option depends on what you are doing. If you are running a smallish site with minimal traffic then shared hosting should be enough.
 

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Shared hosting basically means just that, shared. Basically your hosting provider will give you access to a hosting panel with which you can deploy your site with. This panel will be running on a dedicated server.
And your website will be sharing resources along other sites that are hosted on this server.


Think of your Windows PC at home. You can have multiple user accounts on the same pc. It's kinda like that. The websites are the users in shared hosting.

Only difference, all the websites are running at the same time and they are all sharing the same resources.

"Wordpress Hosting" basically means a virtual private server (vps) that is managed by your hosting provider. So, instead of sharing the resources, you now have dedicated compute resources (CPU cores, ram etc) for your website (even tho it's virtualized).

What is the best option depends on what you are doing. If you are running a smallish site with minimal traffic then shared hosting should be enough.
Are you sure that wordpress hosting is equal to VPS ?
 

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For wordpress hosting service, can draw your attention to netshop-isp.com.cy cheap web hosting solutions in multiple locations.
The thing that really has impressed me is the willingness of the support staff to take the time to explain things to a newbie who asks very basic questions.
 

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Are you sure that wordpress hosting is equal to VPS ?
It usually is. Tho, it can be shared hosting too.

Also, even if it's a vps, you often won't have root access to use it. That way, your hosting provider can stack on multiple sites in a single vps.

Often, when you choose "wordpress hosting", your hosting provider will put your site in a host that is meant to only run wordpress websites. This host would either be a cluster of vps or a dedicated server.
 

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following are the difference between shared hosting and Wordpress hosting:

Shared Hosting:
Shared hosting is used where other users are sharing their resources and services. It is also known as virtual hosting, providing the services to host the files on the web. It is an arrangement in which multiple websites are hosted on one server. Resources such as disk space, CPU, and memory are shared, and costs are split between all the users on that server.

Wordpress Hosting:
WordPress hosting is a state of web hosting optimized to run WordPress sites. Using It, you'll receive many tools and services tailored to WordPress sites. You don't need WordPress-specific hosting to launch a successful site with WordPress. It is usually optimized around WordPress and might include additional features like premium plugins.

WordPress hosting is the best option for a Wordpress blog because wordpress hosting provides Faster-speed, server-side caching, better security, and a staging site.
 

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Potentially it could basically mean the same thing
Wordpress hosting just means, they "optimized" it to work better for wordpress really.
It can be either Shared Hosting or, Cloud, VPS or anything inbetween.
You would have to check company per company for it.
 

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A lot of wordpress hosting already has cpanel and other things useful to wordpress included.
Whereas with VPS you might need to install these yourself and possibly purchase them separately.
 

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Wordpress hosting account is a kind of account which is optimized for certain web application. In your case it is WordPress. I'm sure that vast majority of web hosting providers do support that web application.
If you start your adventure only that is better to do that with shared account.
 

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Just use any good shared hosting and you will be good. I've not used any wordpress hosting so I don't know what they provide but it is no great stuff. I believe they have some speed and DB optimization tools to help your WordPress stable and fast. I use @DamoHG hostgnome.com which provide shared hosting with Litespeed server which increase speed of your web greatly, Most shared doesn't have it and Most people dont know about it. Instead of Fancy Wordpress hosting, Just use any Reliable good shared host with litespeed server and for any other optimization you can just use plugin like WP rocket and other plugins. I have 100 /100 pagespeed score of my wordpress site with shared hosting at hostgnome.com.
 

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Are you sure that wordpress hosting is equal to VPS ?
Yes most of times are VPS based or dedicated servers based, depending of the price.
In last case can be shared but which limited users to avoid too much usage.

Wordpress Hosting is just a MARKETING TRICK, you can buy more cheap with Unmanaged VPS, if you don't have skills use Udemy courses for it or Youtube have MANY BUT MANY FREE tutorials and guides how to install control panel in VPS, managing etc..

You can learn by yourself without zero costs, if you want to learn more fast then Udemy or online courses will be good.
Keep in mind that isn't hard. I recommend Ubuntu or Debian to start in my opinion is the best OS to learn.
 
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