If you wish to start a website with Magento eCommerce platform, there are some server compatibility checks it should pass.
You can perform a server compatibility check by downloading a file & uploading on your server.
1. Download a magento server compatibility file on your computer/local machine.
2. Extract the file magento-check.zip and upload magento-check.php on your hosting server under the domain.
3. Browse the page yourdomain.com/magento-check.php
It should pass all the checks & you should see the result Congratulations! Your server meets the requirements for Magento.