Web Hosting, What is it?

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Web hosting definition is a service that allows individuals, business or organisations to put website files on to the internet that can be access by a web address.

The web host provider rents out space on there servers for a  monthly or yearly fee. A server is nothing more than high optimised computer for internet usage.  a web host is the accommodating host computer that’s giving your site a place to stay, and that will present the content of your site to anyone who visits your web address.

There are 3 types of Web Hosting

  1. Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is essentially housing your website on a server shared by other sites.

2. Dedicated Hosting

Dedicated hosting is a single server that hosts a single website. The benefit oh having a dedicated server is that the entire computer is focused on giving your website the best possible performance.

3. VPS Hosting

VPS hosting is a Virtual Private Server, and is a virtualized server. A VPS hosting environment mimics a dedicated server within a shared hosting environment. It is technically both shared hosting and dedicated hosting.

 

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