If you host a website on a server, it works by using the server's shared IP - an exclusive number that's used to identify every device connected to the World Wide Web. The website name that you use for the website is for quick access and convenience of the website visitors, but on a more basic level, their web browser connects to the IP address of the server. Due to the fact that there're a lot more sites than IP addresses, shared hosting servers use the very same IP for a number of websites even in case they belong to different users. While this does not affect the website performance directly, using a dedicated IP may slightly increase the loading speed of a site, granting it superior positions in search engine results. Such an IP is needed for the setup of an SSL certificate as well, so if you wish to protect the payment or login information that your website visitors submit, you should have an IP alongside the SSL.
Dedicated IP Address in Hosting
When you use a hosting account on our cloud platform, you'll be able to get a dedicated IP address and assign it to any domain or subdomain with just a couple of clicks wherever your account is - in the USA, the United Kingdom or Australia. This can be done through the Hosted Domains area of the intuitive and user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel where you can also keep track of what IPs are available, what are in use and what sites they're allotted to. If you want to use an SSL certificate so as to secure the information of your website visitors and you obtain it from us, our system can assign a dedicated IP and install the SSL for you, so you won't be required to anything manually on your end. In the meantime, you can still have a website in a subdomain as an addition to the main one under a shared IP - a discussion board where users can share opinions about your services, for example.