A person starting out with a new website will typically have a lot of questions. These usually come in two forms. On one side of things, there’s technical questions about the server architecture. On the flip side of things, a prospective website owner will need to give some thought to basic graphical design choices for the website sitting on top of the servers.
The issue of initial choices can be made even more difficult by how intertwined design choices need to be. Some hosting options are incompatible with various online software packages, for example. This can make the initial choice of hosting options seem rather difficult. However, there are ways to simplify the process.
Probably the easiest way to narrow down the initial options is simply to choose a Linux based server. While Windows does provide a stable and secure environment, at the moment the majority of web developers provide the best software support for Linux. By choosing a Linux based option one can ensure that the greatest variety of software packages will be available for it.
This is especially important if you intend to make use of design services. Continue reading What Makes a Great Server and Website?