What does Linux Shared Hosting mean?
Shared hosting is basically an environment where multiple websites are hosted in a
single physical server and resources of the server are shared among them.
In a Linux Shared Hosting the shared server runs on a Linux based Operating System.
Shared environment and using open source Linux server helps us to provide web hosting at a low-cost.
How to choose between Apache and NGINX server?
Our Linux hosting comes in two flavors one is powered by an Apache server and another one is by NGINX server.
Which one to choose Apache or NGINX? Both of them will work fine for most websites.
But many benchmark results show that NGINX is 2.5 times faster than Apache when it comes to serving
static web pages.
So you can choose Linux Hosting with NGINX configuration if your website is going
to be static. If it is dynamic you can consider Linux Hosting with Apache because of the flexibility
What to choose? Linux Hosting with cPanel or DirectAdmin
cPanel is the de facto offering in many shared hosting. But in recent years,
control panels like DirectAdmin have also improved a lot to match the features provided by the
Our hosting plans with Apache server come with cPanel while the ones with NGINX server come with DirectAdmin. Both of them are good at performing all common tasks.
Is Linux Hosting better than Windows Hosting?
The obvious difference here is the operating system, one comes with a Linux based
OS while the Windows hosting comes with Windows Server OS.
Both Linux and Windows hosting have their own advantages and disadvantages. The Linux hosting costs less when compared to Windows hosting because of the license cost associated with Windows server OS.
So it is how you are going to develop your website that decides which hosting to
choose. If you are going to use PHP, Apache/NGINX, MySQL or WordPress then choose Linux hosting. But
if you are going to use ASP.NET, IIS, and SQL Server choose one of our
Windows Hosting plans.
What type of websites are supported in Linux Shared Hosting?
Our Linux hosting supports all types of sites like static, e-commerce, WordPress, and custom-built dynamic websites. If you want to host an e-commerce website kindly choose ePremium
or eMax plan for better performance.
How to transfer my existing website to eWallHost’s Linux Hosting?
It only takes a few simple steps to migrate your website from another hosting
provider to eWallHost.
If you already have a copy of your website you can upload them using an FTP client
like WinSCP or FileZilla. You can also upload the website files via cPanel and DirectAdmin.
If you need any help? Feel free to call us on +91 44 4865 4323 or email [email protected]
How many websites can I host in a single package?
In eBasic and eProfessional plans, you can host one and five websites respectively.
If you choose ePremium or eMax plan you can host an unlimited number of websites in a single hosting
How can I speed up my website?
You can do the following optimization to improve your website’s loading speed:
- Reduce the number of HTTP requests.
- Minify and combine CSS files.
- If using WordPress, remove unnecessary plugins.
- Use a CDN (Content Delivery Network).
What is a CDN?
A CDN is a network of servers that allows the fast transfer of website assets like images, videos, CSS files, and so on. This network of servers is distributed across the globe so
that your website contents can be transferred faster.
For example, consider a website is hosted on a web hosting server located in the
Netherlands. Now when a user tries to access the website from India the CDN will transfer the
website assets from a proxy server located in India or near to India.
How can I speed up my website?
- Login to your cPanel.
- Go to the Software section and click on the Cloudflare icon.
- Now you will be taken to Cloudflare page where you can follow the given procedure to create a free account