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A definition of web space hosting

The most principal and commonly availed of form of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It constitutes a way to host your web page without having to understand much about programming and handling a server. Furthermore, it's also the most inexpensive type of web site hosting and it's indeed affordable for everyone. Still, what is shared web space hosting?

What is shared web space hosting?

As the name signifies, the shared website hosting solution is a form of service where multiple users share the system resources of one and the same server. This signifies that all hosting server elements such as CPU, hard disk drives, RAM, NICs etc. are shared among the users whose accounts are on that same web server. This is usually rendered tenable by setting up separate accounts for the different users and allocating given limitations and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those restrictions are assigned in order to prevent the clients from meddling with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the hosting server from overburdening. Normally, shared hosting clients do not have full root-level access to the server's configuration files, which primarily denotes that they cannot access anything else on the web server beside their own personal shared hosting account. The web site hosting resources that each account may resort to are fixed by the web hosting vendor that owns the server and by the given webspace hosting package. That results in the second vital question:

How are the shared hosting servers shared among the users?

Web hosting suppliers that supply shared webspace hosting services normally have different hosting packages. Those packages involve different amounts of web hosting features and specs, which in fact determine the limitations that a website hosting package will have. The user may choose between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will befit him best. The web space hosting plan will then define what limitations the customer's account will include, once set up. The costs and the specifications of the web hosting packages are fixed by the given hosting company. Based on the politics of the distributor, the shared web space hosting solution can be divided into 2 categories - the free hosting solution and the normal shared service, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" traders as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to claim, which one is more preferable, since they are very different from one another and they actually are dependent on the business policy of the specific provider and, of course, the requirements of the particular user.

What is the distinction between the free and the typical shared site hosting solution?

Of course, the principal difference between the free of cost and the paid solution is in the quantity of features that they provide. Free webspace hosting providers are not able to keep a large amount of hosting servers, therefore, they simply accommodate more customers on one web hosting server by decreasing the amount of system resources offered by the accounts. This will be effective only if the servers are supervised and administered properly, since the enormous amount of accounts may make the hosting server crash repeatedly. The majority of the free web site hosting companies, however, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's quite difficult to stumble upon a free hosting service that's actually worth the time. The top free hosting corporations normally provide free technical support even to the free website hosting clients, because they want their web portals to grow so that they eventually upgrade to a paid web hosting account, which offers more web space hosting features. Such vendor, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the biggest and oldest free web hosting providers in the world.

On the other hand, established shared web hosting firms such as 100WebSpace, for instance, may afford to keep lots of web hosting servers and hence, they may afford to provide much more powerful site hosting plans. Of course, that reflects on the cost of the web site hosting plans. Paying a higher price for a site hosting package, however, does not necessarily imply that this plan has a finer quality. The best solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a fee that matches the actual service which you're getting. The top-notch webspace hosting distributors that have been around for a long time are showing their prices and plan features in an objective way, so that the client may be aware of what indeed he is receiving. What's more, some of these offer a free bonus with the web hosting plan, like the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of charge-free website skins that are offered by '100WebSpace'. Such website hosting providers do care about their good name and that's why if you go with them, you can be confident that you won't get duped into buying a solution that you cannot in fact utilize.

What should I expect from a shared web space hosting service?

The shared web page hosting solution is best for people who would like to host an average site, which is going to consume a small or medium amount of traffic each month. You cannot expect, however, that a shared web page hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, because as your business enlarges, your website will become more and more resource consuming. Hence, you will have to ultimately move to a more powerful website hosting solution like a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (aka a virtual private web server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. So, when picking a website hosting supplier, you should also think about how they can be of service to you, otherwise you might end up migrating your domain name manually to a different vendor, which can cause website predicaments and even continued downtime for your web page. Hence, choosing a web space hosting vendor like '100WebSpace', which can supply you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow, is essential and will save you a lot of complications in the future.