All devices on the World Wide Web are identified by a unique number called an IP address, such as 123.123.123.123. If you have a website, the domain name that you enter to load it is for your convenience, but the server where your website files are still has an IP address. Since there're a lot more websites and devices than there're IP addresses, all shared hosting servers have a number of websites under the same IP, while with a dedicated server you'll get a dedicated IP as well. Even in the first case though, you'll be able to obtain a dedicated IP for your sites and host them on a shared server. One advantage would be that you'll get better search engine rankings because a dedicated IP usually means a faster loading site. Furthermore, you need such an IP when you plan to acquire an SSL certificate for your website and shield the information that visitors submit on it.

Dedicated IP Address in Shared Website Hosting

If you use any of our shared website hosting plans, you'll be able to add a dedicated IP address to your account without any difficulty and assign it to a domain or subdomain with just a couple of clicks. This is valid whichever data center you've selected for your account during the signup process, so it's possible to take advantage of this feature in our US, UK and AU facilities. This way, you can have a dedicated IP for an electronic commerce site, for instance, while a forum attached to it can use the server's shared IP because you can modify each domain or subdomain individually through the Hosted Domains section of your Hepsia Control Panel. If you'd like a dedicated IP for an SSL certificate and you acquire the SSL from us, you will be able to use the auto-configuration tool, which will assign an IP and install the SSL automatically for the site where you want to use them.