In shared web hosting, multiple clients use the resources of the same physical web server to operate their websites. Everyone gets to use some resources of the server, so its cost is shared by multiple clients. This keeps the cost each client has to bear low. Think of shared web hosting as shared accommodation – each guest has their own space, but share certain things. Shared web hosting has some downfalls like the ‘bad neighbor effect’, but it has many benefits too. It is ideal for static websites that do not see much traffic influx. They might want to choose it for the reasons illustrated in this infographic.