What are the different types of website hosting?

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Your website needs to be stored on a computer server to be accessible to all your visitors 24/7, so you need the best web hosting services. When you begin looking for a website host, you might find that there is a confusing variety available. Companies like to try to separate their products from others on the crowded market, but there are often only slight differences between one host and another. 

In this article, we go over the most popular types of website hosting for creative professionals so you can decide which is the best option for your next project.

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Richard Sutherland

Richard brings over 20 years of website development, SEO, and marketing to the table. A graduate in Computer Science, Richard has lectured in Java programming, and has built software for companies including Samsung and ASDA. Now, he writes for TechRadar, Tom's Guide, PC Gamer and Creative Bloq.