All devices on the World Wide Web are recognized by a unique number called an IP address, for instance When you have a site, the domain that you enter to access it is for your convenience, yet the server where your site files are still has an IP address. As there're far more sites and devices than there're IPs, all shared web hosting servers have a number of websites under the same IP, whereas with a dedicated server you'll be given a dedicated IP as well. Even in the first case though, you're able to acquire a dedicated IP for your sites and host them on a shared server. One advantage would be that you'll get far better search engine rankings because a dedicated IP generally means a faster loading website. Also, you need such an IP if you want to get an SSL certificate for your site and shield the info that visitors submit on it.
Dedicated IP Address in Shared Web Hosting
With a shared web hosting account on our cloud platform, you are able to buy a dedicated IP and assign it to any domain or subdomain with just a couple of clicks regardless of where your account is - in the US, the United Kingdom or Australia. This can be done through the Hosted Domains area of our intuitive and user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel where you may also monitor what IPs are available, what are in use and what websites they are allotted to. In case you would like to use an SSL certificate to secure the info of your visitors and you obtain it from us, our system can assign a dedicated IP and set up the SSL for you, so you won't need to do anything manually on your end. Meanwhile, you can still have a website in a subdomain as an add-on to the main one under a shared IP address - a discussion forum where users can share opinions about your services, for example.
Dedicated IP Address in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you purchase a semi-dedicated server account through our company, you will have the option to get as many dedicated IPs as you would like depending on the needs you have. It will take a few clicks inside the Hepsia hosting Control Panel to buy a new IP plus a couple of more so as to assign it to a domain or a subdomain. The process is very simple and your site will start opening from the new IP address very quickly. Hepsia will allow you to see all of the IPs which you're able to use, both shared and dedicated, and which of the latter are free or taken. In case you would like to use an SSL certificate on some of your websites and you want a dedicated IP for it, you can take full advantage of our SSL order wizard, which will assign a new IP and set up the certificate once you send your order, so you do not need to customize anything in your semi-dedicated web hosting account manually.
Dedicated IP Address in VPS Servers
In case you obtain a VPS server from us, you'll receive a dedicated IP address automatically and an extra one in case you get a web hosting Control Panel (Hepsia, cPanel, DirectAdmin). You can use the IPs for any sort of purpose - an Internet site, some web application such as a VOIP server, even for private name servers that you are able to use to point to your VPS any domain name that you wish to host. You may also add extra dedicated IP addresses to the VPS account every time you need them. You can do this through the billing Control Panel that you'll receive to manage renewals, upgrade purchases and domain name registrations and it takes only a couple of clicks. After you send your order, the extra IP addresses will be at your disposal, so you will be able to use them as you see fit.
Dedicated IP Address in Dedicated Servers
Because you're able to run more or less anything on a dedicated server, all of our packages feature three dedicated IP addresses included by default. In case you would like to launch some server software or to activate an SSL certificate for a website that you host on the machine, you'll be able to use the IPs that we provide you with absolutely free. You can also register child name servers with one or two of the IPs for any domain name that you have registered with us or any place else then employ them to point other domains to the dedicated server. If you have a website hosting company, for example, the aforementioned option will contribute to your credibility as an independent supplier. If you need more IPs than the three the packages include, you'll be able to get extra ones in increments of 3 either throughout the signup process or through your billing Control Panel at any time.