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What In Fact is Shared Hosting?

The most fundamental and regularly used variety of web hosting is the web hosting solution. It's a means to host your web portal without having to know much about programming and running a hosting server. In addition to that, it's also the most inexpensive form of website hosting and it's quite affordable for everyone. Nonetheless, what is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

As the name designates, the web hosting service is a form of service where a lot of clients share the system reserves of one and the same web server. This indicates that all server components such as CPU, hard disk drives, RAM, NICs and so on, are distributed among the clients whose accounts are on that very same web server. This is mainly rendered feasible by creating separate accounts for the different clients and appointing some limitations and usage quotas for each of them. Those limitations are set so as to hinder the customers from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the hosting server from overburdening. Normally, web hosting clients do not have complete root access to the server's configuration files, which essentially denotes that they cannot access anything else on the web server apart from their very own hosting account. The website hosting resources that each account may resort to are set by the web hosting distributor that owns the hosting server and by the given website hosting plan. That leads up to the second important question:

How are the shared hosting servers shared among the users?

Web hosting firms that furnish web hosting solutions usually have different web hosting packages. Those packages involve different quotas of website hosting features and specs, which actually fix the restrictions that a website hosting account will have. The client may select between the different web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he thinks will befit him best. The hosting package will then define what limitations the customer's account will involve, once created. The costs and the specifications of the web hosting packages are defined by the particular web hosting firm. Depending on the politics of the firm, the web hosting solution can be divided into 2 types - the free hosting solution and the popular shared solution, currently very popular among "cPanel hosting" wholesalers as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to affirm, which one is better, since they are very different from one another and they indeed depend on the business policy of the given firm and, of course, the needs of the particular client.

What is the difference between the free of cost and the classic web hosting solution?

Of course, the chief difference between the free of charge and the paid solution is in the quantity of features that they provide. Free web hosting companies are not able to keep an immense number of web hosting servers, hence, they plainly host more clients on one hosting server by decreasing the amount of resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only if the web hosting servers are supervised and dealt with properly, because the great number of accounts may causer the web server to crash on a regular basis. Most of the free website hosting companies, however, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's quite tough to find a free website hosting solution that's in fact worth the effort. The top free hosting distributors commonly offer free client support even to the free website hosting clients, since they want their web portals to grow so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid hosting plan, which includes more website hosting features. Such provider, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the biggest and oldest free website hosting firms in the world.

At the same time, traditional web hosting providers such as us, may afford to keep multiple hosting servers and hence, we are able to provide much more powerful web hosting plans. Of course, that reflects on the pricing of the web hosting packages. Paying a higher fee for a web hosting service, though, does not automatically denote that this package has a finer quality. The most optimal services are the balanced ones, which offer a price that corresponds to the real service which you're getting. Moreover, we also provide a free bonus with the web hosting plan, like the 1-click applications installer, complemented with 100's of fee-free design templates. As a web hosting companie, we do care about our reputation and that's why if you choose us, you can be confident that you won't get swindled into buying a solution that you cannot actually utilize.

What should I anticipate from a web hosting service?

The web hosting service is best for those who wish to host a basic web portal, which is going to consume a small or medium amount of traffic every month. You cannot anticipate, though, that a web hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, because as your business gets bigger, your web page will become more and more resource consuming. So, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful website hosting solution like a semi-dedicated web hosting, a VPS web hosting (a.k.a. a virtual private hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated web hosting. So, when selecting a web hosting vendor, you should also ponder about scalability, or else you might end up moving your domain manually to a different distributor, which can create site problems and even continued downtime for your site. If you select Best Hostin as your hosting supplier, you can rest safe that we can provide you with the required domain name and hosting services as you get bigger, is essential and will spare you a lot of difficulties in the long run.