Shared web site hosting is much like living in an apartment versus a house. An apartment provides a living space that is cost-effective, low-maintenance and secure. Where as, a home provides one with larger space, but also larger payments, insurance, risk, and care costs. An apartment building contains several units under one roof. Shared hosting is the same. Several web sites are stored on a powerful, professionally managed server, at a low monthly cost.
Shared web site hosting is the perfect place for beginners and for those who are experienced in web design, but do not need the added responsibilities of a VPS or a Dedicated server.