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Hosting Description

You have a notion that you want to transform into a web site? Your first move should be to sustain your inspiration and find a place for your web site on the World Wide Web so that it will be constantly accessible to the whole world.

Where should you host your site?

Since the number of websites on the Internet has increased exponentially in the last few years, the need for web hosting services has also lead to the emergence of countless hosting providers. These are companies that offer you disk space for your own site on their servers.

Kinds of web hosting services

The ambit of hosting services varies considerably, so do the necessities of the web site proprietors. The most basic type of web hosting is the small-scale file hosting solution, where files can be uploaded via File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or a web-based web hosting Control Panel. A lot of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) offer this service free of cost. Personal web page possessors and companies can also obtain website hosting services from various web hosting service providers. Personal website hosting services are usually either free, advertisement-supported, or inexpensive. Business website hosting services often are more expensive, but owing to the huge competition on the hosting marketplace, a growing number of web hosting distributors, like us at ArtMotion, offer business website hosting services at moderate prices and with flexible invoicing periods.

Sorts of websites and their requirements

The cost-free website hosting solution is normally sufficient for personal websites such as portfolios or blogs. A more regularly visited website, like a social networking site or a corporate site, needs a more powerful web hosting solution that provides database support and application development platforms (e.g. PHP). If you desire to host an e-commerce website, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) must be supported by the web hosting packages provider of your choice. As of now, SSL certificates are provided by the majority of hosting corporations.

The web hosting Control Panel

The web hosting supplier usually also provides a web hosting Control Panel graphical user interface for administering your web content, mails, mail aliases, domain names, DNS records, and so on.

Service stability

When choosing a hosting services provider, website availability is a very important criterion. The availability of a web site is calculated on a yearly basis by taking into consideration the time when the web site is publicly available and discoverable on the web. Network and service availability guarantees, therefore, should be vigilantly considered when signing up for a web hosting service. The best thing to do is re-examine the SLAs and the TOS of the web hosting accounts provider of your choosing in advance. Finding reviews from current clients is also a pretty clever step before you reach a decision to register.

The shared hosting solution

The most widespread and modestly priced type of web hosting service is the shared web hosting solution. It includes 24/7/365 client support, which is a great plus for clients who do not wish to cope with server maintenance tasks, but could also impede customers who would like to have more authority over the web server. For such clients, a VPSs or a dedicated servers would be more suitable. Most standard apps and scripts work okay on a shared hosting server. In addition, the shared hosting solution is less expensive than other types of hosting solutions, like the dedicated hosting, since the web hosting vendor splits the web hosting server among a lot of customers. The shared hosting platform usually involves resource usage limits that ensure that the separate clients do not meddle with each other and that the shared hosting server stays stable.

Managing your shared hosting account

Shared website hosting packages typically offer a web-based hosting Control Panel user interface, like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, etc. The majority of the large-sized hosting service providers, again like us at ArtMotion, avail of their very own personal custom-developed web hosting Control Panel.

Web server maintenance

With the shared hosting solution, the web hosting supplier is responsible for administering the web and mail servers, for installing web server software, software updates and patches, and for providing tech support to its customers. Most servers are based on the Linux OS. The hosting supplier's system administrators are in charge of keeping the Operating System up to date, unless you have a dedicated web server and full server root privileges.