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A description of web page hosting

The most principal and commonly availed of form of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It represents a means to host your web site without having to understand much about programming and handling a hosting server. In addition to that, it's also the cheapest type of web space hosting and it's very affordable for anybody. However, what is shared site hosting?

What is shared hosting?

As the name signifies, the shared website hosting solution is a form of service where lots of users share the system resources of the same web server. This means that all web server ingredients such as CPU, hard disks, RAM, network interface cards and so on, are apportioned among the clients whose accounts are on that same server. This is usually made feasible by setting up separate accounts for the different users and assigning specific limits and quotas for each of them. Those restrictions are applied so as to prevent the users from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the hosting server from overloading. Usually, shared web space hosting customers do not have complete root access to the web server's configuration files, which basically denotes that they do not have access to anything else on the web hosting server aside from their own personal shared web hosting account. The web page hosting features that each account may resort to are determined by the hosting provider that owns the hosting server and by the particular webspace hosting package. That causes the second vital question:

How are the shared hosting servers divided among the clients?

Hosting providers that offer shared web hosting services normally have diverse hosting packages. Those plans provide diverse quotas of webspace hosting resources and specs, which actually set the limitations that a website hosting package will have. The customer may select between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will befit him best. The webspace hosting package will then determine what restrictions the customer's account will have, once set up. The prices and the specs of the webspace hosting plans are specified by the actual hosting vendor. Depending on the politics of the corporation, the shared web site hosting service falls into 2 groups - the free hosting service and the popular shared service, most recently very famous among "cPanel hosting" merchandisers as a cloud web hosting one. It's impossible to assert, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from each other and they actually are determined by the business tactics of the particular company and, of course, the requirements of the given customer.

What is the contrast between the free of cost and the standard shared web site hosting solution?

Of course, the principal difference between the free of charge and the paid solution is in the quantity of features that they involve. Free site hosting distributors are not able to maintain an immense number of hosting servers, therefore, they merely host more users on a single server by decreasing the quantity of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only if the hosting servers are monitored and dealt with properly, because the immense amount of accounts may causer the web server to crash on a regular basis. Most of the free site hosting corporations, however, overlook the quality of the service and as a result, it's quite tough to come across a free web space hosting service that's in fact worth the time. The top free hosting providers typically provide free technical support even to the free website hosting users, because they want their websites to grow so that they eventually upgrade to a paid hosting package, which includes more webspace hosting features. Such supplier, for example, is, which is among the largest and oldest free web space hosting providers worldwide.

On the other hand, traditional shared web hosting distributors such as AIDA Host, for instance, may afford to maintain lots of servers and so, they are able to provide much more feature-rich web space hosting plans. Of course, that affects the pricing of the website hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a site hosting plan, however, does not necessarily signify that this service has a finer quality. The most advantageous solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a price that matches the actual service which you're getting. The best site hosting firms that have been around for a long time are exhibiting their price tags and plan specifications in an objective way, so that the client may know what indeed he is getting. Furthermore, some of them offer a free extra with the web space hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of free-of-charge web site layouts that are supplied by 'AIDA Host'. Such web site hosting suppliers do look after their good name and this is the reason why if you select them, you can rest assured that you won't get deluded into buying a package that you cannot actually use.

What should I anticipate from a shared web page hosting solution?

The shared website hosting solution is best for persons who want to host a basic website, which is going to consume a small or medium amount of bandwidth each month. You cannot anticipate, however, that a shared web page hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, since as your business enlarges, your web page will become more and more resource consuming. So, you will have to eventually migrate to a more feature-rich web hosting solution such as a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (also known as a virtual server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. So, when choosing a website hosting company, you should also reflect about how they can be of service to you, otherwise you might end up transferring your domain name manually to a different company, which can create web site problems and even extended downtime for your web site. Therefore, going with a webspace hosting company like 'AIDA Host', which can present you with the required domain name and hosting services as you get bigger, is essential and will save you a lot of complications in the future.