Additional Features Along With Web Hosting Account
When an individual, interested in doing business online, opens a web hosting account he may require to have additional features for his work. Therefore, before choosing upon a particular web hosting provider it is necessary to make sure that they are capable of providing additional features to you. Some of the features are required at the start whereas some might be needed as and when you grow your business.
There are a lot of additional features that you can require depending upon the type of business you are involved in. ideally to start with you will need a dedicated IP, Premium Restore service and a Dedicated SSL certificate. A Dedicated IP is the IP address assigned specifically to your hosting account and is not shared with anyone. Premium restore service allows customers to restore files from their account free of cost. Because of this service one does not need to pay for backup when required. A dedicated SSL certificate is required for working on softwares like PHP, ASP, JSP etc. these are the basic additional features that almost all hosting accounts require. Apart from these, features like ASP enabled account, Java enabled account, shell access and Apache 1.3 or 2 are the most desired additional features.
One must also require to have unlimited Domain hosting where in a shared server also we can create unlimited domain names. Converting your web hosting plan into a reseller hosting plan is also popular these days. The reseller hosting plan allows you to create hosting packages that can be sold to the clients.
Apart from this free services like assistance in designing your website, engaging visitors with interactive features like promoting business through photo galleries and slide shows, video galleries for product demo, providing free 24×7 support, reporting success of your business by keeping a track of visitors for your site, ranking in search engines etc. and advertising your website are some of the features provided by a web hosting company.
There is high completion out there and additional features are a way to lure customers.