If you host a website on a server, it uses the server's shared IP - an exclusive number that is used to distinguish every device connected to the World Wide Web. The website name which you use for the website is for easy accessibility and convenience of the website visitors, but on a more basic level, their browser connects to the IP address of the server. Considering that there are a lot more websites than IPs, shared website hosting servers use a single IP for many different websites even if they are owned by different users. Even though this does not affect the website performance directly, having a dedicated IP may slightly enhance the loading speed of a particular website, giving it better rankings in search engine results. Such an IP is required for the installation of an SSL certificate too, so when you wish to protect the payment or login info that your website visitors type in, you will need an IP in addition to the SSL.
Dedicated IP Address in Shared Web Hosting
We supply dedicated IPs with all our shared web hosting whatever the data center location and you can get one or several IPs via your Hepsia Control Panel. An additional section will show up in your account and you're able to request, delete or view your IPs with a couple of clicks. You can choose how many domains or subdomains will use a given IP as you can assign one with a few clicks to every hostname. For instance, www.domain.com can be the main website, which uses a server's shared IP, whereas shop.domain.com can be the subdomain where you offer services or goods online and it could have a dedicated IP address together with an SSL certificate. You can change the IP that a website uses from the Hosted Domains section where you can also keep track which IPs are in use and which ones are available. You can also set some of your websites to use a single dedicated IP provided that there's no SSL set up for it.