Why is Good Web Hosting So Important?

by | Jun 18, 2021 | Advice | 0 comments

As a design-lead digital company, we understand the importance of making everything that appears on a screen look as good as it possibly can. However, something that we also understand – and give as much thought to – is the digital backroom; with web hosting being a key component.

What is Web Hosting?

Every website that you have ever visited is being hosted on a server. When a website is created, it is basically a number of different files – images, coding etc – and these files need to be stored somewhere. Generally, customers pay a monthly web hosting fee to ‘host’ these files on their server, meaning the files – your website – is available 24/7 for people to find.

As well as hosting the files that make up your website, a web host is also responsible for regular remote backups, website maintenance, plugin updates, general troubleshooting and more – all of this is in order to ensure optimum performance from your website.

The Reasons for a Good Host

On seeing everything that a host does when hosting your website, it quickly becomes apparent why a good host is important. But how will a good host benefit your site directly?

  • Optimise website load time – Web users are generally impatient. The faster your site loads, the more likely prospective customers will stay
  • Better Security – The last thing you want is sensitive information leaking from your website
  • Increased Website Uptime – Website uptime is the percentage of time a website is available. Website ‘downtime’ can leave your site unavailable for periods of time, which is something nobody wants
  • Backing Up – Things do go wrong! A good web host will have everything securely backed up, meaning after an attack, or other issues, everything can be restored

WADEDIGITAL Web Hosting

At WADEDIGITAL, we offer a managed web hosting service with high speed servers and regular remote back-ups. As experts in WordPress and its plugins, we can manage all the necessary updates on your behalf and ensure optimum performance of your website.

We offer a range of services as part of our managed website hosting, giving you peace of mind that comes from the knowledge that our experts are looking after your digital backroom.

See how we can help you with web hosting services