An Introduction to Web Hosting
A web hosting service is a type of internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the internet. Hosting websites on the cloud helps you leverage full server capacity with no downside or any upfront investment cost.
By harnessing, and improving on, the latest cloud technology and security systems, Alibaba Cloud web hosting solutions can power your personal website and empower your online business. We provide increased site security and stability with quick deployments while reducing your cost on development and IT maintenance.
Recommended Products for Web Hosting
Products and services that can take your website to the next level.
Elastic Compute Service
An online computing service that offers elastic and secure virtual cloud servers to cater all your cloud hosting needs. Learn More
Relational Database Service
ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server is an on-demand database hosting for MySQL. Learn More
Object Storage Service
An encrypted and secure cloud storage service which stores, processes and accesses massive amounts of data. Learn More
Web Application Firewall
An easy to use service that provides real-time monitoring of servers to ensure high availability. Learn More
Domain Name Service
Provides a stable, fast, secure, and smart DNS resolution management service for all types of domain names. Learn More
Content Delivery Network
A scalable and high-performance content delivery service for accelerated distribution of content to users across the globe. Learn More
Server Load Balancer
Respond to sudden traffic spikes and minimize response time with Server Load. Learn More
Protecting your business from loss of income and users as well as reputation damage caused by potential DDoS attacks. Learn More
Over 40 million domain registered here, no hidden fees and charges. Learn More
Web Hosting eBook
Watch this short video and download the eBook to read the full story to learn how you can leverage Alibaba Cloud to ensure your business stands out, competes, and succeeds at every stage of its growth.
A Free Trial Worth up to $1,200
With 16 products available for free trial and over 20 always-free products, test the power of Alibaba Cloud. Start with the essentials for web hosting.
Alibaba Cloud Web Hosting Solution
Are you a small to medium-sized business? View our recommended solution architectures and learn how we can help solve your business challenges.
Web Hosting For Small & Medium Websites
High peaks and oscillating traffic lead to either under-provisioning or over provisioning of resources on conventional data centers. This solution demonstrates how to create Elastic Compute Service server instances, and how to leverage the power of the ApsaraDB RDS service to move power-hungry database functions away from a primary web server in order to increase performance and reduce maintenance requirements.
Simple Application Server (SAS)
Deploy a lightweight cloud server in seconds for rapid and easy-to-use application management. Learn More
- 1 Core CPU 0.5 GB Memory
- 1 TB Transfer 20 GB SSD
- WordPress US West 1 Silicon Valley
A Simple Solution Deployed in Seconds
One-stop management to simplify operations
Browser-based terminal for remote management
Quick application development assistance
Skip application installation with pre-installed image
Unrivaled performance for China & ICP Support
Host Websites with Simple Application Server
Start Building & Creating Websites
Migrate Websites from AWS to Alibaba Cloud
Ready to migrate? Speed up web hosting migration and minimize errors with migration tools or work one on one with our engineer team by using our migration service.
Key Products and Services Recommended for Migration
This solution architecture describes how you can migrate a WordPress website hosted on AWS to Alibaba Cloud, and is applicable to most websites and web applications.
- Elastic Compute Service (ECS)
- Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN)
- Server Load Balancer (SLB)
- Auto Scaling
- ApsaraDB for RDS
- Object Storage Service (OSS)
Customer Success Stories
"With Alibaba Cloud’s built-in and easy-to-follow ICP application process, it has helped with our user experience a lot. With more and better services provided from Alibaba Cloud, more and more startups can just focus on the product and leverage the latest technologies more easily than ever."
“As a global connectivity powerhouse, TeamViewer empowers users to connect anything, anywhere, anytime. TeamViewer employs Alibaba Cloud’s ECS and OSS products as well as Alibaba Cloud’s Web Hosting Solution and other security services.”
"Munchkin is on a mission to be the most loved baby lifestyle brand in the world. Alibaba Cloud is the best way for a U.S. or an international company to fire up a website in China and get ICP support. Everything became much smoother with our ICP application once we enlisted Alibaba Cloud’s help."
“The main reason why we picked Alibaba Cloud is their excellent infrastructure in China. Their connectivity is extremely fast and access to instances is not an issue. The second reason was Alibaba Cloud’s highly competitive pricing. We are very happy with the service and performance outcomes."
"With Alibaba Cloud's highly scalable and flexible infrastructure, we are able to store and analyze large volumes of data while delivering an enhanced experience to our users in China and without it taking away from our key, day-to-day business operations."
Whitepaper | Prepare for a Web Hosting Migration
How to migrate websites from AWS to Alibaba Cloud?
Web Hosting eBook
Web Hosting Migration Guide
Simple Application Server Quick Start Guide
Webinar | Building WordPress Website on the Cloud
ICP Registration Support
Webinar | How to apply for an ICP License
IaaS & IUS market share in APAC (Gartner 2018)
Cloud services including compute, storage, and etc
CDN nodes worldwide