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A description of webspace hosting

The most principal and popularly availed of variety of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It constitutes a means to host your site without having to be much informed about programming and running a hosting server. In addition to this, it's also the most inexpensive form of web page hosting and it's very affordable for everyone. Still, what is shared web site hosting?

What is shared web page hosting?

As the name denotes, the shared web page hosting solution is a sort of service where many clients share the resources of the same hosting server. This goes to say that all web hosting server elements like CPU, hard disks, RAM, network interface cards etc. are shared among the customers whose accounts are on that same server. This is usually rendered feasible by opening different accounts for the different customers and applying some restrictions and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are applied in order to hinder the customers from meddling with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the server from overloading. Typically, shared web site hosting customers do not have full root access to the web hosting server's configuration files, which essentially means that they cannot access anything else on the hosting server beside their very own shared website hosting account. The site hosting resources that each account may avail of are set by the web hosting vendor that possesses the server and by the particular website hosting package. That gives rise to the second essential question:

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

Web hosting distributors that deliver shared web hosting plans typically have different web space hosting packages. Those plans provide diverse quotas of web space hosting features and specifications, which in fact set the limits that a webspace hosting plan will have. The client may select between the different web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he thinks will suit him best. The web site hosting package will then define what limits the user's account will include, once opened. The prices and the specs of the website hosting plans are defined by the very web hosting company. Depending on the politics of the corporation, the shared webspace hosting solution can be divided into two categories - the free hosting service and the common shared service, most recently very famous among "cPanel hosting" retailers as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to judge, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from one another and they really are dependent on the business policy of the particular vendor and, of course, the requirements of the specific user.

What is the difference between the free and the classic shared hosting service?

Of course, the main difference between the free of cost and the paid service is in the quantity of resources that they contain. Free hosting corporations are not capable of keeping a great amount of servers, hence, they plainly accommodate more users on one single web hosting server by reducing the amount of resources offered by the accounts. This will be efficient only if the web servers are kept under surveillance and dealt with appropriately, since the enormous number of accounts may cause the server to crash on a regular basis. Most of the free web site hosting firms, however, overlook the quality of the service and therefore, it's very hard to find a free of charge site hosting service that's in fact worth the time. The top free hosting companies typically offer free client support even to the free web space hosting clients, since they want their sites to grow bigger so that they eventually move to a paid site hosting package, which offers more webspace hosting features. Such provider, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is among the largest and oldest free website hosting distributors worldwide.

At the same time, established shared web hosting providers such as GoKookyGo Hosting, for example, are able to maintain plenty of web hosting servers and as a result, they are able to provide much more feature-rich web space hosting packages. Of course, that influences the pricing of the hosting packages. Paying a higher fee for a webspace hosting account, however, does not necessarily imply that this package has a finer quality. The most optimal solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a fee that corresponds to the real service which you're getting. The best web space hosting firms that have been around for quite some time are showing their price tags and package configurations in an objective fashion, so that the customer may be aware of what in fact he is obtaining. Furthermore, some of them provide a free extra with the webspace hosting plan, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with 100's of free-of-cost web page themes that are supplied by 'GoKookyGo Hosting'. Such hosting providers do look after their reputation and that is the reason why if you select them, you can be calm that you won't get duped into paying for a package that you cannot in fact utilize.

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

The shared hosting solution is best for those who want to host an average web portal, which is going to use a small or medium amount of web traffic every month. You cannot anticipate, though, that a shared web site hosting account will last you a lifetime, because as your business expands, your web site will become more and more resource consuming. Therefore, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful hosting service like a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (a.k.a. a private virtual server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. Therefore, when choosing a site hosting supplier, you should also consider how they can be of service to you, or else you might end up migrating your domain name manually to a separate company, which can cause web site problems and even extended downtime for your site. Therefore, going with a webspace hosting vendor like 'GoKookyGo Hosting', which can present you with the required domain name and hosting services as you grow, is crucial and will spare you lots of problems in the future.