Web Hosting Advantages

1097 Words5 Pages
Choosing a web hosting is an important step in creating a website. The whole functioning of your web resource depends on this choice. All hosting providers are divided into two big groups: free web hosts and shared ones. In the first place let me say that many of the free web hosting providers are not exactly free, i.e. in exchange for their services they may locate their advertisements on your website. If your website is a home page containing your personal information or a small web resource where you share information on a certain topic, free web hosting will most probably be enough for you. In case your website is an information portal, service or a site of your company, you should definitely use services of shared web hosting. Difference…show more content…
Visitors of your website won't be happy with it as it is widely known that advertisements are irritating, especially the pop-up ones. Therefore, if your goal is to attract the audience who are willing to visit your website regularly, coming back again and again in a day, a week, a month and not just shutting your resource in 5 seconds after getting to your first page, then choose hosting without…show more content…
Its prices vary from 1 to 50 dollars a month depending on the set of services and resources provided. Naturally shared hosting doesn't have the disadvantages of the free one. Nevertheless, shared web hosting providers differ according to the range and quality of services. Here are some criteria that will guide you in your choice of the shared web host: A host should not put tough restrictions on traffic. At least there should be a possibility to pay if you exceed the limit, but the pay should not be too high. If you need ASP, FrontPage Server, MSSQL, then you should be looking for a web hosting on NT-server and the host itself should provide these services. Otherwise, you'd better choose UNIX-hosting. It is desirable that a host should provide Perl, SSI, PHP, MYSQL... Apart from disc space a host should provide mail. Make sure it covers the services of ingoing and outgoing mail. Sometimes it happens so that a host provides you with e-mail addresses and not with e-mail boxes. In this case all your mail will be redirected to the e-mail box you've indicated, which will hamper your
Open Document