[Authors note: Hello from web world! It has been a few years since our team has released our list of hosting provider must-haves and as with any technology, things have certainly changed! From the necessity of an SSL Certificate to the convenience of mirrored server environments, we are excited to share with you the newest developments on how to bring the most reliable online content to your customers.]
Your website is your most valuable online asset. Choosing the right website hosting provider should not be a casual consideration. Trying to figure out what services you need, and who can fulfill those requirements, can be an overwhelming task. Where do you start? First and foremost, it begins with the recognition that not all website hosting is the same. In this article, we will cover the ten [Update: We have expanded our list to 11!] most important service features to look for in a professional website hosting provider. Let's start with the basics.