What's the Difference between Personal/Business/Premium, Reseller, VPS and Dedicated Server hosting

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Personal: Small HTML websites such as Bio's, Resume's or Single Product Websites.

Business: Business websites with regular traffic, suitable for WordPress and Joomla

Premium: Business websites with lots of traffic and content

Reseller: For Web Designers looking to make websites for their clients

VPS: Websites which require customation to server software

Dedicated Websites: Large Websites / Web Services or Web Designers with lots of clients and/or clients with high traffic websites


Personal Business Premium Reseller VPS Dedicated
Host Websites ✔️[1] ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Install Website Builders (Softaculous) ✔️[2] ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Create Email Accounts ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Unlimited Email Accounts ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
PHP Compatible ✔️[3] ✔️[3] ✔️[3] ✔️[3] ✔️ ✔️
Let's Encrypt (Free basic SSL) ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Upgradeable [4] ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
RAM (GB) 1 2 4/6/8 1 / CP 1/2/3/4 Custom
CPU 1 2 4/6/8 1 / CP 1/2/3/4 Custom
Disk Space (GB) 1 to 5 25 to 150 25 to 75 30 to 150 25 to 100 Custom
iNode / File Limit 250K 250K 250K 250K / CP 5M (million) UnL
Addon Domains 0 Up to 10 Up to 5 UnL UnL
Aliase Domains UnL UnL UnL UnL UnL UnL
cPanel Access ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Max Hourly Email [5] 1K 1K 1K 1K UnL UnL
Max Databases** 5 UnL UnL UnL UnL UnL
Max Database Size** 1GB 1GB 1GB 1GB UnL UnL
WHM Access ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
WHM Root Access ✔️ ✔️
Server Root Access ✔️ ✔️
Custom Server Sofware ✔️ ✔️
Custom Server Hardware ✔️
Management N/A N/A N/A N/A ✔️ ✔️

CP - cPanel (Reseller/VPS/Dedicated Server customers can create cPanel accounts)

UnL - Unlimited (note: Unlimited resources are still limited by CPU/RAM/Disk Space on the server

[1] - The Personal Basic plan can only host HTML websites, Personal Standard is needed for Database access

[2] - Most web builders require Databases, which aren't available on the Personal Basic plan

[3] - For Security Reasons, certain PHP modules (exec, proc_open, system, etc) are disabled and cannot be enabled

[4] - Charges may apply for upgrades other than between Personal/Business plans, as the hosting environment changes

[5] - Further restrictions may apply on a case by case basis. Marketing emails should be sent from a dedicates service like mailchimp.com or campaignmonitor.com

[6] - Management is optional, servers can be ordered with or without management