Hosted vs self-hosted
The difference between a hosted and a self-hosted platform (such as Wordpress or Drupal) is that everything is ready for you out-of-the-box. You don't have to install, update or upgrade anything. Everything is ready for you within one environment. Plate collectively takes care of the maintenance, security and innovations.
All you have to do as a website developer is do your job, while we take care of the rest.
The internet uses a lot of electricity. 416.2TWh per year to be precise. By comparison, that's more than the entire UK combined. From data centers to transmission networks to the devices we own, it all consumes electricity, causing CO2 emissions.
Check your web page carbon footprint