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What Should You Know Before Going For A Web Hosting?

A good web-hosting service is what you may need once you decide to make your site live on the internet. The web-hosting market is replete with many companies, and there are many hosting plans to choose from. Here in this article, we’ll discuss the web-site hosting details, the various types of web-hosting and some of the hosting plans. Let’s begin with our understanding of website hosting:



Hosting A Website

Whether you are an individual or a company who want to host its website on the internet, the first thing you’ll probably need is the service of a website hosting company. In this service, you’ll get domain name registration, storage space, and bandwidth. You can keep all the website related files in this space. With a good web-host, you can look forward to high-uptime.


Various Kinds of Hosting

There are different types of web hosting currently available in the market.


Shared Hosting

Almost every company providing website hosting service offers shared hosting. In this hosting, many websites are hosted on a single server. They share the resources of the server. Such a hosting has its limitation regarding storage space and bandwidth.


Linux Hosting

In Linux based hosting the server on which the website is hosted runs on Linux operating system. The customers get unlimited domains, disk space, bandwidth & e-mail addresses. You also get 99.9 percent uptime. If there are any issues, the round-the-clock customer service team provides the required support. Some of the features which are readily available are high security, loaded with many applications (Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, etc.)


Windows Hosting

In window-based hosting, the server runs on Windows operating system.  Even this kind of hosting provides disk space, sufficient bandwidth, and many email addresses. The applications provided are ASP.Net, MySQL, PHP, IIS, etc. Similar to another hosting; the customer’s get 99.9 percent uptime and 24x7 technical support.


Various Plans to Choose From

Almost every hosting service provider offers many plans.  These plans are available in multi-year option. Some plans offer unlimited space, unlimited transfer, and unlimited emails and host a single website. While some others offer multiple site support, so you can choose from a wide range of options and get the one which is most suitable for you.

Hosting a website is not much of a concern if you choose the right web hosting company and a plan which matches your needs.