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Definition of Shared Hosting

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The most archetypal and commonly utilized sort of web hosting is the web hosting solution. It's a means to host your web site without having to understand much about programming and administrating a web hosting server. In addition to this, it's also the cheapest form of website hosting and it's quite affordable for everybody. Nevertheless, what is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

As the name implies, the web hosting service is a form of service where multiple clients share the system reserves of one and the same web server. This suggests that all hosting server ingredients like CPU, hard disks, RAM, network interface cards etc. are allotted among the clients whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is normally rendered achievable by opening separate accounts for the different users and fixing specific limits and quotas for each of them. Those limits are applied so as to prevent the clients from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the server from overloading. Typically, web hosting users do not have root-level access to the web hosting server's config files, which primarily denotes that they do not have access to anything else on the web hosting server beside their own web hosting account. The web hosting features that each account may use are set by the web hosting supplier that owns the web hosting server and by the given website hosting package. That paves the way for the second vital question:

How are the shared web hosting servers divided among the customers?

Web hosting suppliers that furnish web hosting accounts normally have different website hosting packages. Those plans contain diverse quotas of web hosting features and specs, which in fact define the restrictions that a website hosting package will include. The user may pick between the different web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he believes will befit him best. The web hosting package will then define what limits the user's account will have, once set up. The costs and the specs of the web hosting packages are chosen by the actual hosting provider. Based on the policy of the vendor, the web hosting service can be divided into two groups - the free hosting service and the classic shared service, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" distributors as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to announce, which one is better, since they are very different from one another and they actually are determined by the business tactics of the particular firm and, of course, the needs of the specific customer.

What is the difference between the free of cost and the common web hosting solution?

Of course, the chief difference between the free of charge and the paid solution is in the quantity of features that they involve. Free web hosting vendors are not capable of keeping a great number of servers, hence, they simply accommodate more users on one web server by lowering the quantity of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only on condition that the web servers are supervised and dealt with appropriately, because the big amount of accounts may make the server crash frequently. Most of the free hosting providers, though, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's very hard to stumble upon a free of charge website hosting solution that's in fact worth the effort. The top free hosting corporations usually provide free technical support even to the free website hosting users, since they want their web portals to get bigger so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid web hosting plan, which offers more website hosting features. One such supplier, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the biggest and eldest free hosting corporations in the world.

On the other hand, traditional web hosting providers like us, are able to maintain lots of servers and as a result, we may afford to provide much more feature-rich website hosting plans. Of course, that affects the pricing of the web hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a web hosting service, however, does not necessarily mean that this package has a better quality. The best services are the balanced ones, which involve a fee that corresponds to the real service which you're getting. In addition, we also give a free bonus with the web hosting plan, like the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of complimentary website layouts. As a web hosting corporation, we do worry about our reputation and this is the reason why if you choose us, you can rest calm that you won't get tricked into paying for a solution that you cannot in fact avail of.

What should I anticipate from a web hosting service?

The web hosting service is best for people who want to host a normal web page, which is going to swallow a small or medium amount of traffic every month. You cannot anticipate, however, that a web hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, because as your business grows bigger, your site will become more and more resource consuming. Therefore, you will have to ultimately migrate to a more powerful website hosting solution such as a semi-dedicated hosting, a VPS hosting (aka a private virtual hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated hosting. Therefore, when selecting a web hosting company, you should also think about scalability, otherwise you might end up relocating your domain manually to a different distributor, which can bring about site problems and even continued downtime for your website. If you choose JB1 Hosting as your website hosting vendor, you can rest safe that we can provide you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow bigger, is vital and will spare you a lot of troubles in the future.

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