Let’s get back to basics and explain what web hosting is. Here below is a great introductory infographic explaining the different types of web hosting, and what their main pros and cons are.
Generally speaking, there are four different types of web hosting: Shared hosting, (managed or unmanaged) Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting, Dedicated server hosting, and (managed or unmanaged) Cloud Hosting. In recent time a fifth type of web hosting can also be added: managed WordPress hosting.
Infographic created by Jerry Low of Web Hosting Secret Revealed