Usually, you have a choice. It's your choice.
Shared hosting and managed hosting just aren’t the same thing out of the box. What if we changed what’s in the box? Are they the same then? We take at look at what WordPress managed hosting really is and if shared hosting can achieve the same outcomes with services and plugins.
Is it even possible to get the same features with shared hosting that you get with managed hosting? Well, kinda. Let’s see What You Have To Do to get an apples to apples comparison and see if we can get your “shared” souped up like your “managed.”