Web hosting is required to make any website visible on the Internet. If you are going to build a website or you want to know how to make a website, then you should also know about web hosting.

Today, in this article, we will know what is web hosting, how are they? How does it work? What are its features? What’s the difference between hosting and domain? e.t.c

What is web hosting?

When you create a website or blog, all its contents such as images, videos, pages, etc. have to be stored in the server so that other people can access it through the internet.

Web hosting is a type of service that allows us to upload our website to the internet.

For website hosting we need a powerful server which should always be connected to the internet so that our website is available to the users 24 hours without any problems.

Since we cannot maintain this type of server ourselves because its mantanance cost is very high, we resort to web hosting companies for website hosting. Web hosting companies have their own powerful servers, technology and technical staffs.

We buy hosting service from them according to monthly or yearly package and we get space in their server where we can easily host our website.

What are the types of web hosting?

There are many types of web hosting too, when we create a website, we buy hosting according to our needs. It is mainly of 4 types:

  • Shared
  • Dedicated
  • VPS
  • Cloud

Let us now understand in some detail:

Shared Hosting: 

What is web hosting? how does it work?