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A description of web space hosting

The most primary and regularly utilized variety of web hosting is the shared web hosting solution. It's a means to host your site without having to know much about programming and handling a web hosting server. Besides, it's also the most inexpensive form of website hosting and it's quite affordable for anybody. However, what is shared site hosting?

What is shared webspace hosting?

As the name implies, the shared web space hosting service is a sort of service where a lot of clients share the system reserves of the same web hosting server. This signifies that all web hosting server elements like CPU, hard disk drives, RAM, network cards and so on, are allotted among the users whose accounts are on that same server. This is mainly rendered attainable by opening separate accounts for the different users and fixing given limitations and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those restrictions are allocated so as to hinder the customers from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the hosting server from overloading. Normally, shared web hosting customers do not have full root-level access to the web server's config files, which essentially implies that they cannot access anything else on the server apart from their very own shared web hosting account. The site hosting resources that each account may avail of are set by the web hosting provider that possesses the server and by the particular site hosting plan. That causes the second vital question:

How are the shared web hosting servers split among the users?

Web hosting vendors that distribute shared website hosting plans usually have different web hosting plans. Those packages contain diverse quotas of hosting features and specifications, which in fact define the restrictions that a web site hosting package will include. The customer may pick between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he believes will fit him best. The hosting package will then define what limitations the user's account will have, once set up. The costs and the features of the site hosting packages are determined by the particular hosting vendor. Depending on the politics of the provider, the shared hosting solution can be divided into 2 groups - the free hosting solution and the classic shared solution, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" merchandisers as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to tell, which one is better, since they are quite different from one another and they indeed are subject to the business tactics of the particular supplier and, of course, the demands of the particular client.

What is the difference between the free of charge and the regular shared site hosting service?

Of course, the primary difference between the free of cost and the paid solution is in the quantity of resources that they provide. Free web site hosting firms are not able to maintain a huge amount of web servers, hence, they just accommodate more clients on one web hosting server by lowering the amount of system resources offered by the accounts. This will be efficient only in case the hosting servers are monitored and handled appropriately, because the large number of accounts may cause the web hosting server to crash time and time again. Most of the free web site hosting distributors, however, ignore the quality of the service and hence, it's quite tough to discover a free of cost website hosting service that's actually worth the time. The top free hosting distributors normally provide free client support even to the free web hosting users, because they want their websites to get bigger so that they eventually upgrade to a paid web site hosting package, which offers more web space hosting resources. Such corporation, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is among the biggest and oldest free web site hosting firms in the world.

On the other hand, established shared web hosting providers like Mardec Webhost, for instance, are able to maintain lots of servers and therefore, they may afford to offer much more powerful web site hosting packages. Of course, that influences the cost of the web space hosting plans. Paying a higher price for a site hosting account, though, does not necessarily imply that this package has a finer quality. The most advantageous services are the balanced ones, which offer a price that corresponds to the actual service which you're getting. The top web hosting vendors that have been around for quite a while are displaying their price tags and plan specifications in a realistic way, so that the customer may be aware of what exactly he is obtaining. In addition, some of them provide a free extra with the web hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of gratis web design skins that are furnished by 'Mardec Webhost'. Such web hosting suppliers do care about their good name and that is the reason why if you choose them, you can be assured that you won't get hoaxed into purchasing a solution that you cannot in fact make use of.

What should I expect from a shared site hosting solution?

The shared site hosting solution is best for those who wish to host a standard website, which is going to devour a small or medium amount of traffic each month. You cannot anticipate, though, that a shared site hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, since as your business gets bigger, your web page will become more and more demanding. So, you will have to eventually upgrade to a more powerful web site hosting solution like a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (a.k.a. a virtual web hosting server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. Therefore, when picking a webspace hosting vendor, you should also think about how they can be of service to you, otherwise you might end up transferring your domain name manually to a separate company, which can cause site predicaments and even continuous downtime for your web page. Therefore, going with a webspace hosting distributor such as 'Mardec Webhost', which can supply you with the required domain name and hosting services as you grow, is crucial and will spare you a lot of hassles in the future.