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Shared Hosting Description

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If you have set up a site and you want other individuals to view it, you must copy your website to a public server.

Where to host your web site?

Even though you can use your own PC as a web server, it is a more common practice to let a hosting service provider take care of your web site. The chief reason for that is the bigger reliability and the better visibility of your web site, since web hosting service providers have special hardware and apportion a much higher bandwidth usage allowance, which guarantees the speedier access to your web site from all over the globe.

Shared hosting solutions

Pick a shared hosting service, which enables you to register domain names and to create mailbox accounts. Lots of web shared hosting service providers, like us at SrbHost, offer a cost-free domain name registration as a gift if you sign up for a web hosting account.

Hosting your website on your own

Hosting your web site on your own server is no doubt an option, but only if you have time and the needed proficiency. There are some issues that you have to take into account, including the hardware and software expenses. To develop a "real", professional-looking website, you will have to spend money on some powerful server hardware, since you cannot bank on a low-priced PC to perform the task. You will also need a constant high-speed Internet connection without network outages, which typically is offered at a rather steep price. If you are utilizing licensed software for your website, you will have to invest money in the license as well. You may also need to cope with bugs and malicious software. You will need to keep your server constantly running in an environment where "everything could happen". If you do not possess the required technical ability, you will have to hire a system administrator to cope with these issues for you, which will render the price of hosting your web site on your own even higher than that of a dedicated hosting server provided by a web hosting vendor.

A dedicated hosting web server supplied by a hosting vendor

Renting a web hosting server from a web hosting distributor is a fine decision if you would like to maintain a content-heavy web site or a business portal that has very stringent safety requirements. The biggest advantages of using a dedicated server hosting solution are the high-speed Internet connection, the uninterrupted power supply and the extremely powerful hardware. Certain web hosting companies, again like us at SrbHost, supply virtual private servers hosting and semi-dedicated web hosting solutions, which are based on extremely powerful physical servers that can be divided among several customers. You can also expect them to offer efficient load balancing services and the required backup servers.

Safety and stability

Web hosting distributors are specialized in providing hosting solutions and since this is what they do to make a living, you can expect them to offer continuous service uptime, the latest software patches and the best malware protection, as well as sysadmins available 24/7/365 to assist you in occasions of emergency.

Select your web hosting services provider

What you need to consider when picking your web hosting accounts provider is the dependability of the offered web hosting services. Make certain that the hosting provider of your choice provides a 24/7 support service. Do not put yourself in a position where you cannot solve urgent problems straight away because you have to wait till the next working day. Besides, if you pick a shared hosting plan, which includes a 24x7 support service, this signifies that there always will be system administrators available to solve any serious problems as soon as they come to pass, which is a very desirable thing.

Daily data backups

Make certain that your hosting services provider offers everyday data backups with the offered hosting services, or else you may forfeit some important data in case of a hardware crash or because you have erased something by accident. The availability of routine data backups is usually mentioned in the web hosting vendor's Terms of Use.

Bandwidth and web server hard disk space

When picking your hosting solutions provider, give specific attention to the traffic usage quota restrictions. Make sure that you won't have to pay a fortune for unpredicted high volumes of bandwidth if your web site becomes more regularly visited. There are lots of web hosting vendors that offer unmetered web traffic at present, so the wisest step to take is to make certain that you have made the correct choice before registering.

Content limitations

Give specific attention to the hosting distributor's content limitations. If you wish to post images or to stream live video or audio, make sure that you can achieve that. What's more, the majority of hosting vendors place limitations as far as utilizing their services for file hosting purposes is concerned, so if you upload too much content that is not connected or directly linked to your site, your website hosting account could get erased. That is the reason why double-checking the web hosting company's TOS, no matter how time-consuming and tedious this might be, is extremely essential.

E-mail capabilities

The majority of hosting service providers today also offer electronic mail services with all their hosting packages. It is a good idea to check if the hosting services provider of your choosing offers such functionalities too, so as to confirm that you'll receive all the features that you need in return for your money.

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