Software programs are available for Linux than for Windows, which makes Linux less expensive. While most programs run on both platforms, a few run on only Windows or Linux. A site that requires ASP or MS Access.
Control panels for websites range from very basic to loaded with features. As a reseller, we’ll also have a control panel for us to set up and control hosting accounts.
The platform and control panel
The company’s reputation — search for online reviews by clients
The record of server uptime
The level of support — how fast does tech support respond to support requests, especially time-sensitive ones?
Flexibility: does the web host have packages that allow us to upgrade when our needs increase? Will they customize plans if necessary?
How long the web host has been in business while a new web host may be very good, many web hosting businesses fail within the first year
Price consider what is included in the price
Create a website using an existing website template
Hire a designer or a design company to design our site for
If we have web design skills, design our site ourself
An SSL certificate
A merchant account
A payment gateway