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Finding The Right Host

Choosing The Right Host

Finding the right host for your website is important. When you get your website up and running, you're going to want a reliable host to host your website on their servers.

 

Security

The number one thing that you should be concerned about with your website is security. Your visitors and potential customers must feel safe when they go to your website. Make sure your host offers SSL encryption before starting your own website. If you're accepting payments online, you really have no choice but to protect your website. There are a lot of different encryption services and companies out there, just make sure that your host offers great security measures.

Speed

When choosing your web host provider, you'll want to make sure that they offer great speed. You want your page to load as quickly as possible and while there are other factors that can slow down your site, your host needs to have good server speed. Google's algorithm has an emphasis on the speed of your website. For ranking purposes, you want your site to be as fast as possible.

Reliability

This last one in a way also goes back to your website's security. When you have 500 people all on your website at the same time, browsing around, becoming members, adding to their shopping carts, purchasing products, you're going to want a reliable server. The last thing any of us want to experience while on a website is a crash. Not only does is get in the way of our current interest, but it also makes us feel vulnerable due to todays online theft problems.