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An interpretation of site hosting

The most principal and regularly utilized kind of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It represents a means to host your website without having to know much about programming and managing a hosting server. Furthermore, it's also the most inexpensive type of web page hosting and it's quite affordable for everyone. Nonetheless, what is shared hosting?

What is shared site hosting?

As the name signifies, the shared website hosting service is a kind of service where many customers share the resources of one and the same web hosting server. This goes to say that all hosting server components like CPU, hard disks, RAM, network cards and so on, are distributed among the users whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is mostly rendered tenable by opening separate accounts for the separate customers and applying some limitations and usage quotas for each of them. Those limitations are applied in order to prevent the customers from intervening with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the web hosting server from overburdening. Typically, shared web space hosting clients do not have complete root access to the web server's config files, which basically implies that they cannot access anything else on the server but their own web hosting account. The web site hosting features that each account may avail of are set by the web hosting vendor that possesses the web server and by the respective web hosting plan. That causes the second vital question:

How are the shared hosting servers split among the users?

Web hosting vendors that distribute shared web page hosting packages commonly have various web space hosting plans. Those packages contain different quotas of webspace hosting resources and specs, which actually define the limits that a website hosting account will include. The user may choose between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will befit him best. The site hosting plan will then define what limitations the customer's account will include, once set up. The costs and the specs of the web hosting packages are fixed by the specific hosting provider. Depending on the policy of the provider, the shared web page hosting solution can be divided into two groups - the free hosting solution and the classic shared service, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" providers 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 depend on the marketing strategy of the given firm and, of course, the demands of the particular user.

What is the distinction between the free of charge and the classic shared web hosting solution?

Of course, the primary difference between the free and the paid solution is in the amount of features that they include. Free web space hosting firms are not capable of maintaining an enormous amount of web servers, hence, they simply accommodate more users on one hosting server by decreasing the amount of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only if the servers are kept under surveillance and dealt with properly, since the enormous number of accounts may cause the web hosting server to crash regularly. The majority of the free webspace hosting firms, though, ignore the quality of the service and as a result, it's quite difficult to stumble upon a free of charge web space hosting service that's actually worth the time. The top free hosting corporations usually offer free customer support even to the free website hosting users, since they want their web portals to grow bigger so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid web site hosting package, which includes more website hosting features. One such firm, for example, is, which is one of the biggest and eldest free site hosting firms worldwide.

At the same time, established shared web hosting corporations such as Exclusive Hosting, for instance, may afford to keep plenty of servers and so, they may afford to provide much more powerful webspace hosting plans. Of course, that influences the pricing of the webspace hosting plans. Paying a higher price for a hosting service, though, does not necessarily signify that this plan has a finer quality. The most advantageous solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a price that matches the concrete service which you're receiving. The first-class webspace hosting suppliers that have been around for quite some time are presenting their price tags and package configurations in a realistic way, so that the client may be informed of what exactly he is obtaining. Additionally, some of these give a free extra with the web hosting plan, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of free-of-cost web site templates that are offered by 'Exclusive Hosting'. Such website hosting firms do look after their good name and that is the reason why if you choose them, you can be calm that you won't get tricked into purchasing a plan that you cannot in fact avail of.

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

The shared web space hosting solution is best for those who want to host a basic website, which is going to use a small or medium amount of web traffic each month. You cannot expect, though, that a shared hosting account will last you a lifetime, since as your business grows, your website will become more and more demanding. Hence, you will have to eventually move to a more powerful site hosting service such as a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (aka a virtual private web hosting server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. So, when selecting a web space hosting distributor, you should also reflect about how they can be of service to you, or else you might end up migrating your domain name manually to a different distributor, which can create web site predicaments and even extended downtime for your web portal. So, selecting a website hosting vendor like 'Exclusive Hosting', which can supply you with the required domain name and hosting services as you grow, is crucial and will spare you a lot of predicaments in the future.