Web hosting is a place
online where you keep your web page. There are various kinds of web
hosting and some are free while others are expensive.
of web hosting are shared, collocated and dedicated.
hosting is more suited for sites that are small and sites that have
little traffic. Personal sites are an example of free hosting. With
personal sites technical support is minimal and the website hosting
options are few. There are several benefits to free hosting such as
being ideal for one person, a family or for personal reasons. In
addition, there is also free email available; however, there is no
domain name available.
Then, there is shared hosting. This
kind of hosting is usually inexpensive and you get your own domain name
and is hosted from a powerful server. With this kind of hosting you have
variable options such as a database, email and editing options that are
different and more effective. Technical support is usually good and
Dedicated hosting means that your web site is
hosted on a dedicated server. This option is more expensive and is
usually works better with large websites—websites that have more traffic
and websites that utilize special software. This kind of site usually
requires a user to have more technical and navigational skills.
Next, is Collocated hosting. This kind of hosting means that your web
server is located on the premises of a service provider. This kind of
hosting works well for some because it is located in a place that is
designed for effective and comfortable hosting. Collocated hosting is
expensive, requires a person to have more skills, has higher security
and software options that are plentiful and effective.
important to make a list of what you want with a web host such as it
meeting your particular needs, being cost effective, and being able to
upgrade to a better server.
Most web host packages have
various and sundry functions such as guest books, bulletin boards, form
and interactive functions. With web hosting you can operate a site—a
site that features audio files, videos and images. With such
capabilities, you are to show many people what you are selling--be it a
service, a product or an idea.
To conclude, web hosting has
many offerings and capabilities and much can be accomplished with hard
work, promotion and of course, a web host that meets your needs.