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The most fundamental and frequently utilized sort of web hosting is the web hosting service. It's a means to host your web site without having to be much informed about programming and administrating a web server. In addition to this, it's also the most inexpensive type of website hosting and it's very affordable for everyone. However, what is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

As the name hints, the web hosting service is a form of service where lots of clients share the resources of the same web hosting server. This means that all hosting server components such as CPU, hard disks, RAM, network cards and so on, are divided among the customers whose accounts are on that same server. This is typically rendered accomplishable by setting up separate accounts for the different customers and assigning given limitations and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are imposed in order to restrain the users from intervening with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the web server from overburdening. Typically, web hosting users do not have root access to the web hosting server's configuration files, which basically indicates that they do not have access to anything else on the web hosting server apart from their own hosting account. The web hosting features that each account may resort to are determined by the hosting corporation that possesses the web server and by the given website hosting package. That paves the way for the second essential question:

How are the shared hosting web servers divided among the users?

Web hosting suppliers that supply web hosting plans usually have diverse website hosting plans. Those packages offer different quotas of web hosting features and specs, which actually fix the restrictions that a hosting package will include. The customer may pick between the separate web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he believes will suit him best. The website hosting plan will then define what limits the customer's account will involve, once opened. The prices and the features of the web hosting plans are specified by the actual web hosting vendor. Depending on the politics of the distributor, the web hosting solution can be divided into two types - the free hosting service and the normal shared service, currently very popular among "cPanel hosting" vendors as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to judge, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from each other and they really are subject to the business tactics of the given company and, of course, the needs of the particular user.

What is the difference between the free and the popular web hosting solution?

Of course, the chief difference between the free and the paid service is in the quantity of features that they involve. Free hosting vendors are not able to keep a large number of web hosting servers, hence, they merely accommodate more users on a single web server by lowering the amount of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only on condition that the web servers are monitored and maintained properly, since the large amount of accounts may cause the hosting server to crash again and again. Most of the free website hosting corporations, however, ignore the quality of the service and as a result, it's quite hard to find a free of charge web hosting solution that's in fact worth the time. The top free hosting suppliers usually provide free client support even to the free web hosting customers, since they want their sites to grow bigger so that they subsequently move to a paid website hosting package, which includes more hosting features. Such firm, for example, is, which is one of the biggest and eldest free web hosting distributors in the world.

At the same time, traditional web hosting firms such as us, may afford to maintain numerous servers and therefore, we are able to provide much more feature-rich web hosting packages. Of course, that influences the pricing of the website hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a website hosting package, however, does not necessarily signify that this package has a better quality. The best services are the balanced ones, which offer a price that corresponds to the actual service which you're receiving. In addition, we also provide a free bonus with the website hosting package, like the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of free site layouts. As a web hosting firm, we do worry about our good name and this is the reason why if you choose us, you can rest calm that you won't get deluded into purchasing a solution that you cannot in fact avail of.

What should I expect from a web hosting solution?

The web hosting service is best for persons who want to host a normal web site, which is going to devour a small or medium amount of web traffic each month. You cannot expect, though, that a web hosting account will last you a lifetime, since as your business develops, your website will become more and more resource consuming. So, you will have to eventually move to a more feature-rich web hosting solution such as a semi-dedicated web hosting, a VPS web hosting (a.k.a. a private virtual hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated web hosting. Therefore, when choosing a website hosting provider, you should also reflect about scalability, otherwise you might end up relocating your domain manually to a different provider, which can create site problems and even extended downtime for your web page. If you choose as your website hosting company, you can rest safe that we can present you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow, is vital and will save you lots of annoyances in the future.

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