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What In Fact is Shared Website Hosting?

The most principal and universally availed of kind of web hosting is the hosting solution. It constitutes a way to host your site without having to know much about programming and administering a web server. What's more, it's also the most inexpensive form of web hosting and it's indeed affordable for everybody. Nonetheless, what is hosting?

What is hosting?

As the name denotes, the hosting solution is a sort of service where numerous clients share the reserves of one and the same server. This indicates that all web hosting server components like CPU, hard drives, RAM, network cards and so on, are apportioned among the customers whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is normally rendered tenable by creating separate accounts for the separate users and appointing some limitations and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limitations are appointed in order to hinder the customers from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the web hosting server from overloading. Typically, hosting customers do not have full root-level access to the server's configuration files, which essentially indicates that they do not have access to anything else on the web server aside from their very own web hosting account. The web hosting features that each account may use are fixed by the hosting vendor that possesses the web server and by the given web hosting package. That leads up to the second vital question:

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

Web hosting distributors that provide hosting accounts normally have diverse web hosting packages. Those packages offer diverse quotas of website hosting resources and specs, which actually set the limitations that a web hosting account will include. The customer may pick between the different web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will suit him best. The website hosting plan will then define what restrictions the user's account will have, once created. The prices and the specs of the web hosting plans are defined by the very web hosting company. Based on the politics of the distributor, the hosting solution falls into two groups - the free hosting service and the classic shared solution, most recently very famous among "cPanel hosting" retailers as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to assert, which one is more preferable, since they are very different from each other and they really are determined by the business policy of the particular company and, of course, the needs of the particular user.

What is the contrast between the free of charge and the regular hosting solution?

Of course, the major difference between the free of cost and the paid service is in the quantity of features that they involve. Free web hosting firms are not able to keep a great amount of web hosting servers, therefore, they just accommodate more customers on one single hosting server by decreasing the amount of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only if the web hosting servers are supervised and maintained appropriately, because the big amount of accounts may make the server crash again and again. The majority of the free hosting companies, though, neglect the quality of the service and therefore, it's quite hard to find a free web hosting solution that's in fact worth the effort. The top free hosting suppliers commonly provide free customer support even to the free website hosting customers, because they want their web pages to get bigger so that they eventually move to a paid website hosting package, which offers more web hosting resources. One such firm, for instance, is, which is among the largest and oldest free web hosting suppliers worldwide.

At the same time, established hosting companies like us, may afford to maintain lots of web hosting servers and so, we may afford to provide much more feature-rich website hosting plans. Of course, that influences the pricing of the website hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a hosting plan, however, does not automatically signify that this plan has a finer quality. The most optimal solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a fee that corresponds to the actual service which you're receiving. Also, we also provide a free extra with the website hosting plan, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of complimentary web page layouts. As a web hosting corporation, we do worry about our good name and that is the reason why if you go with us, you can rest assured that you won't get deluded into purchasing a service that you cannot in fact make use of.

What should I anticipate from a hosting service?

The hosting solution is best for those who desire to host an average web site, which is going to utilize a small or medium amount of traffic each month. You cannot expect, though, that a hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, since as your business enlarges, your website will become more and more demanding. Therefore, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful website hosting service such as a semi-dedicated servers, a VPS (aka a virtual hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server. So, when picking a website hosting company, you should also consider scalability, otherwise you might end up transferring your domain manually to a different provider, which can create web site complications and even prolonged downtime for your website. If you choose Your Web Host Service as your web hosting vendor, you can rest safe that we can supply you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you get bigger, is crucial and will save you a lot of predicaments in the future.