What is web hosting?
Most of the people do not know anything about domain and hosting, but have heard the name. First of all here I am giving a definition of domain, the name of a website is called domain, such as – Google.com is an example of domain name. Hosting is to be bought for one domain name and it is mandatory. Without hosting, it is never possible to view domain’s content in some way. When we open a web site, we can see a lot of texts, videos and audios. Have you ever asked yourself? Where are these photos, audios, videos and texts coming from? The answer is that they all are saved on a hosting of that domain. And you can see all that after browsing the website on the Internet.
Now in the light of above discussion we can define hosting as follows:
Hosting is such a web space where several contents can be stored so that visitors can see those from anywhere any time by browsing website.
Why is it (hosting) essential for your website?
The website is an internet based media which allows you to express your personal opinions and preferences to everyone worldwide easily and promptly. And it can be made regarding any company, organization or personal matter. And various information of this website are called content. Contents can be different types, such as- text, picture, audio or video. And Hosting is needed to store these contents. It means that in order to store these contents online you have to buy suitable hosting for your website. If you buy a hosting for your site, every content of your website can be stored and viewed from anywhere and that’s why hosting is very essential for a website.
What features of Hosting package should be considered before buying Hosting package?
Choosing hosting is a bit difficult. According to the demand of your website you should choose your hosting package from Shared, VPS or dedicated hosting package. This matter depends entirely on you and your website. Shared hosting package is good for small website. But some users like to buy VPS hosting package for the same purpose. Actually it is up to you. But, VPS will be required to run a website that has many users. Depending on the size of your website, select the disk space of the hosting for your website. Nowadays 1 GB hosting is available at cheap rate. But I think 500 megabytes are enough for small websites. Please note that hosting package with unlimited bandwidth feature is good. Because in any month if the visitors in your website increase suddenly then you don’t have to face any problem.
However, now I am going to discuss that – what features of hosting package should be considered before buying Hosting package?
The following features of hosting package should be considered before buying it:
Before buying hosting package try to be sure –
- Whether Domain control panel will be in your hand.
- Whether Hosting control panel will be in your hand.
- What type of configuration is used for the server by your hosting provider?
- Whether the hard-drive of your hosting is SSD.
- About server uptime and whether your server supports for 24 hours.
- That for how long time money back guarantee is provided and what are the conditions of money back guarantee.
- That how many sites are hosted in a server?
I think that before buying web hosting package if you give importance on the above features, you will not be cheated.