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Shared Web Hosting Defined

You have a concept that you would like to transform into a site? Your very first move should be to uphold your enthusiasm and discover a place for your site on the World Wide Web so that it will be always available for the whole world to see.

Where should you host your web page?

Since the number of web sites on the Internet has increased exponentially over the last several years, the need for website hosting services has also lead to the emergence of innumerable shared web hosting vendors. These are companies that offer you disk space for your own web site on their web servers.

Kinds of web hosting services

The reach of web hosting services fluctuates enormously, so do the requirements of the website proprietors. The most basic type of hosting is the small-scale file hosting solution, where files can be uploaded via File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or a web-based hosting Control Panel. A lot of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offer this service for free. Personal web site possessors and corporations can also get website hosting services from different hosting suppliers. Personal web hosting services are typically either free, advertisement-sponsored, or cheap. Business website hosting services usually cost more, but due to the gigantic rivalry on the web hosting market, an escalating number of web hosting providers, like us at New Age Marketing Hosting, offer business website hosting services at affordable prices and with flexible invoicing intervals.

Sorts of websites and their requirements

The cost-free web hosting platform is usually sufficient for personal web sites such as portfolios or blogs. A more demanding web site, such as a social networking site or a corporate web page, requires a more powerful website hosting solution that offers database support and application development platforms (including PHP). If you desire to set up a web store, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) must be supported by the web hosting vendor of your choice. At present, SSL certificates are supplied by most web hosting distributors.

The web hosting Control Panel

The web hosting accounts provider normally also offers a Control Panel user interface for handling your web content, email box accounts, email aliases, domains, DNS records, and so on.

Service uptime

When picking a hosting services provider, website availability is a very important criterion. The accessibility of a website is calculated on a yearly basis by taking into account the time when the web site is publicly available and discoverable on the web. Network and service availability guarantees, therefore, should be mindfully examined when ordering a hosting plan. The best thing to do is double-check the service-level agreements and the TOS of the web hosting vendor of your choice in advance. Reading online reviews from existing clients is also a quite sensible step before you make up your mind to register.

The shared hosting solution

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.00 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.92 / month

The most widespread and inexpensive type of web hosting service is the shared web hosting solution. It includes 24x7x365 customer support, which is a big asset for clients who would not like to deal with server maintenance tasks, but could also hinder users who want to exercise more authority over the web hosting server. For such clients, a virtual private servers or a dedicated server web hosting would be more appropriate. Most popular apps and scripts work alright on a shared server. Moreover, the shared web hosting solution is more affordable than other types of web hosting solutions, like the dedicated servers web hosting, because the hosting packages provider splits the shared web hosting server among numerous clients. The shared web hosting solution normally includes resource usage limitations that ensure that the separate customers do not interfere with each other and that the shared hosting web server remains stable.

Managing your shared website hosting account

Shared website hosting packages normally include a web-based web hosting Control Panel GUI, such as cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, and so on. Most of the big web hosting service providers, again like us at New Age Marketing Hosting, make use of their very own custom-made hosting Control Panel user interface.

Web server maintenance

With the shared website hosting platform, the hosting provider is responsible for managing the web and mail servers, for installing web server software, security updates and patches, and for offering technical support to its clients. Most web servers are based on the Linux Operating System. The host's sysadmins are in charge of keeping the OS up to date, unless you have a dedicated server and full root-level access.