Services included with your Professional Hosting plan
CMS installed in 1 click
Create your website easily using popular tools like WordPress and Joomla!.
Let's Encrypt SSL certificate
Ensure security for your website with this free SSL certificate. It can be activated in just a few clicks via the OVHcloud Control Panel, and offers HTTPS access to your users.
OVHcloud Web Statistics
Track the number of visitors to your websites in detail, via our comprehensive statistics dashboard.
Attach as many domain names as you want to your hosting plan. This way, you can host several websites on a single server.
Backup and restoration
To ensure zero downtime for your data, we offer a backup and restore tool for your files, as well as your databases. You can restore your files to D-1, D-2, D-3, D-7 or D-14, if necessary.
SSH and multi-SSH access
Access your hosting directories and manage your websites remotely, with optimal security.
Recommended options with your Professional Hosting plan
Host your business website with OVHcloud
Add value and visibility to your business
Showcase your talents, your projects or your company by launching a website that matches your brand image.
- When you place an order, choose the best CMS for your project: WordPress, Joomla! or Drupal. It will be automatically installed on your professional web hosting plan.
- These tools are intuitive and very easy to use, so you can build your website and customise it to suit your needs.
- Once you have your website online, keep developing it, then communicate with your customers and prospects using the email accounts included in your solution.
Get the features of a professional hosting plan, and build your projects at your own pace
If you would like to go even further configuring your websites and hosting plan, you can use our advanced features:
- With our multi-site option, you can host up to 10 websites with no restrictions.
- Give your websites even more credibility with our optional DV and EV** SSL certificates. You can offer your visitors optimal security for their browsing experience.
- Daily backups of your data will give you more peace of mind.
- With cron job management, you can automate repetitive tasks and save time managing your website.
- To guarantee security for your data, opt for SSH access. You can use it to transfer high volumes of data from an external database, or via an API. This way, you can work collaboratively by granting remote access rights.
Professional Hosting technical specifications
|Domain name*||free for the first year|
|Disk space||250 GB|
|Disk technology||Shared HDD|
|Recommended 1-click CMS||WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal|
|SSH and multi-SSH access||included|
|Access to logs||included|
|Number of email accounts||100|
Email account storage
|5GB per account|
|Maximum size per email||100MB|
|Anti-virus and anti-spam||included|
|Send emails via your website||included|
Scheduled jobs (Cron)
3 x 400MB databases
|Private SQL server||available as an option|
|Backup/restore on request||included|
|Backup/recovery||D-1, D-2, D-3, D-7, D-14|
|Let's Encrypt SSL certificate||included|
|Sectigo DV/EV SSL certificate||available as an option|
Explore our other web hosting plans
We offer different types of hosting to suit all your needs. Whether you want to host your personal website, business website or online store, our comparison page will help you find the best cloud hosting package.
Your questions answered
What is the best professional hosting package?
As the name suggests, the OVHcloud Professional Hosting plan is primarily aimed at professionals. It offers the performance of a professional server, which is necessary for day-to-day website management. It also comes with a multitude of services adapted to freelancers, as well as small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Which cloud hosting package is best for an online store?
Our Performance Hosting plan is the best solution for hosting an online store (e-commerce). It offers the best performance, with a dedicated hosting system that provides your website with guaranteed resources and more disk space. You also get several databases, plus a very high number of email accounts. Finally, you can choose to have the PrestaShop CMS automatically installed, to make it easier to create an online store on your e-commerce hosting plan.
Which hosting plan is best for a WordPress blog?
If you just want to host your personal blog on WordPress, we recommend opting for our Personal Hosting plan. It provides you with all the services you need to get your blog or small personal website up and running on the internet, which makes it perfect for WordPress hosting. Is your website receiving a growing number of visitors? In this case, we would advise giving your project some growing room by choosing the Professional Web Hosting plan, which will help absorb increasing traffic.
How to install Joomla! on a Web Hosting plan
It is a very simple process. You can choose to install Joomla! in the order process for a Web Hosting plan. Otherwise, you can install it later on via the Web Hosting section of OVHcloud Control Panel, in the “1-click modules” tab. You can also install it yourself, by downloading it directly from the official Joomla! website.
How to install Drupal on a Web Hosting plan
We offer the option of installing Drupal automatically on your Web Hosting plan as part of the order process. You can also install it later on by going to the the 1-click modules tab, in the Web Hosting section of the OVHcloud Control Panel. You can also install it yourself, by downloading it directly from the Drupal official website.
What is the difference between shared hosting and dedicated hosting?
With a shared hosting solution, you can use a web server’s features without needing any technical knowledge. They also have a much more affordable price tag than a dedicated server, with resources sized to suit your needs. Dedicated servers are designed for more complex uses that require high resources (RAM, CPU, disk space), and total freedom to configure the server.
What is a CMS used for?
A content management system, also called a CMS, is a site builder tool designed to help you create and manage your website. Bring your web project to life using an easy-to-use interface for creating your pages and designing their layout. There are many CMS tools on the market, but the most well-known tools are: WordPress, PrestaShop, Magento, Drupal and Joomla!.
Read our CMS comparison page for more information.
Why choose OVHcloud as a cloud hosting provider?
A web hosting plan to suit your needs
We have developed a range of web hosting packages that are designed to meet a wide scope of needs. Whether you are looking to use your web hosting plan for a personal blog or a professional website that showcases your business, you’ll find the right plan for you. If you host a website on our shared hosting infrastructures, you get the best value for money on a professional web server.
A space to manage your hosting plan
The OVHcloud Control Panel interface is simple and intuitive. In just a few clicks, you can access the essential features you need for your website.
Manage your domain names, sub-domains and their DNS configurations, your shared hosting and services, their databases and their backups easily. You can do this all via a single interface — the OVHcloud Control Panel.
*Domain name creation and transfer is free for the first year, then renewals are charged at the annual price of the extension from the following list: .com, .net, .biz, .info, .org, .name, .fr, .re, .eu, .be, .es, .it, .de, .at, .co.uk, .me.uk, .org.uk, .nl, .us, .ca, .cz, .ch, .in, .lt, .dk, .pm, .so, .se, .yt, .tf , .wf, .pt, .pl, .ovh, .xyz. Not valid for extensions that include free transfer.
*EV SSL certificates are the only certificates that assure web users that the website is operated by a verified and legitimate company.