What is Web Hosting?

Web Hosting is a service that allows its user to keep all files and folders safe in a remote computer(Also Called as SERVER) which always connected to the Internet.

When Internet user or client browse to your website, they need to type the IP address or Domain name address of your website hosted on a web server.

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Types of Web Hosting

Shared Hosting:

Shared Hosting allows you to host your website with some another website on a server. Of course, this is also the cost effective hosting plan. But the biggest advantage of this hosting, that other website may affect the speed and performance of your website.

Shared Hosting is the good choice for beginners and for those who have their own website with less content.

Expected Price Range: $5-$20

Bluehost is popular shared hosting provider vendor.

Reseller Web Hosting:

Reseller web hosting just like a shared hosting with some advance feature and tools. This is also a type of affiliate marketing.

Reseller Web Hosting come with WHM(Web Host Manager)control panel. With the help of this WHM control panel, you can allocate a separate control panel for your each website. So every website owner manages their website content, manage FTP, emails etc separately.

Expected Price Range :$15- $50

GoDaddy and Hostgator are the popular reseller hosting vendors.

 Cloud Based Web Hosting:

Cloud Based Web Hosting is a new hosting technology in which hundreds of individual server connect and work together which looks like a mega server.

The biggest advantage of this hosting that if any website get unusually more traffic this web hosting can manage that web traffic with the help of their interconnected server rather than shutting your website down.

iPage Web Hosting is the popular vendor for this hosting.

Virtual Private Server (VPS):

Virtual Private Server is physically one server but it acts like multiple. Your own dedicated virtual machine shared that hardware resource.

A VPS is a platform between the shared hosting and your own dedicated machine.

Expected Price : $50 – $200

GoDaddy, Hostgator and Bigrock are the popular vendors for VPS.

Dedicated Web Server:

In Dedicated Server Hosting, you rent for a physical server to hosting company. And hosting company gives you the full control.

The advantage of the dedicated web server is that you don’t have to worry about the another server’s  websites to slow down your resources.

Expected Pricing: $100 and up.

Colocation Web Hosting:

In Colocation Web Hosting you have to pay for the rack space in a data center. You bring in your own web server and the company provides power, physical security, and an internet connection. In the situation of hardware failure, you are the responsible for replacing and getting the server back up.

Managed WordPress Hosting:

Because of the popularity of WordPress CMS, many hosting provider companies offers the WordPress Hosting. The hosting provider companies are responsible for keeping your WordPress up to date and secure from other cyber hacking attacks.

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