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Welcome to Inventive Hosting: Affordable Web Hosting

Inventive Hosting is a leading web hosting provider of shared web hosting from £11.99 per year.





Server Software


Our Shared servers run CloudLinux OS is an operating system designed specifically for shared hosting providers. It is considered the most reliable operating system for a shared server to run due to its high reliability, security and efficient use of system resources like memory and CPU power. It has many benefits over Windows systems which are resource hungry, unreliable and suffer from more security problems compared to Linux.


Apache - This is the web server program run on all of our servers,. Apache has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April of 1996.


As the name suggests Sendmail is used on our servers to deal with the sending of mail. Sendmail provides Mailstream security solutions provide total protection from denial of service attacks, viruses, spam and phishing while ensuring all outbound email is safe and compliant - all from a single comprehensive platform. Used by majority of mail servers around the world due its good features, security and performance.


Chosen for its efficient coding which gives it the performance needed by us and the many great features, ProFTPD was an easy choice over wu-ftpd used by many other hosts.


MySQL is used in a wide range of database applications, including Web databases, e-commerce applications, data warehousing, logging applications and distributed applications. MySQL is also increasingly embedded in third-party software and other technologies.


PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be easily embedded into HTML.


Perl is a widely-used general-purpose stable, cross platform programming language and is popular in CGI.