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An interpretation of web space hosting

The most basic and universally used variety of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It's a way to host your site without having to understand much about programming and operating a hosting server. Besides, it's also the cheapest type of web hosting and it's indeed affordable for anybody. Nonetheless, what is shared site hosting?

What is shared webspace hosting?

As the name suggests, the shared hosting solution is a sort of service where multiple users share the system resources of one and the same web hosting server. This implies that all hosting server ingredients such as CPU, hard disks, RAM, network interface cards and so on, are divided among the clients whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is usually made attainable by creating different accounts for the separate clients and allocating given limits and quotas for each of them. Those restrictions are applied in order to hinder the clients from intervening with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the web hosting server from overburdening. Typically, shared web hosting clients do not have full root-level access to the web hosting server's configuration files, which principally implies that they do not have access to anything else on the web server apart from their own personal web hosting account. The web space hosting resources that each account may resort to are determined by the web hosting vendor that possesses the web hosting server and by the respective web space hosting plan. That predetermines the second vital question:

How are the shared hosting servers split among the users?

Web hosting firms that supply shared hosting services usually have different webspace hosting packages. Those plans offer different amounts of web space hosting features and specifications, which in fact fix the limitations that a website hosting account will include. The user may select between the separate web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he thinks will befit him best. The hosting package will then determine what restrictions the client's account will involve, once opened. The costs and the features of the website hosting plans are chosen by the very hosting provider. Based on the policy of the firm, the shared site hosting service can be divided into 2 groups - the free hosting solution and the common shared service, most recently very famous among "cPanel hosting" firms as a cloud web hosting one. It's impossible to allege, which one is better, since they are quite different from each other and they actually are determined by the business strategy of the given firm and, of course, the demands of the given user.

What is the difference between the free and the classic shared site hosting solution?

Of course, the main difference between the free and the paid solution is in the quantity of resources that they involve. Free website hosting distributors are not capable of keeping an immense amount of servers, therefore, they just accommodate more clients on one web hosting server by decreasing the quantity of resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only in case the servers are supervised and tackled properly, because the immense number of accounts may cause the server to crash frequently. Most of the free hosting vendors, however, overlook the quality of the service and as a result, it's quite tough to find a free web site hosting solution that's actually worth the effort. The top free hosting vendors usually offer free technical support even to the free web site hosting customers, because they want their web sites to get bigger so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid web site hosting account, which offers more web space hosting resources. One such corporation, for example, is, which is among the biggest and eldest free web hosting vendors worldwide.

At the same time, established shared web hosting suppliers like DSF Hosting, for example, are able to keep many web hosting servers and therefore, they are able to offer much more feature-rich site hosting packages. Of course, that affects the cost of the hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a website hosting account, though, does not automatically signify that this solution has a finer quality. The most optimal services are the balanced ones, which offer a fee that corresponds to the real service which you're obtaining. The first-rate webspace hosting vendors that have been around for quite some time are listing their prices and plan features in an objective fashion, so that the client may be informed of what in fact he is obtaining. Also, some of these provide a free extra with the hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with 100's of gratis web design templates that are offered by 'DSF Hosting'. Such website hosting corporations do care about their good name and that's why if you choose them, you can rest confident that you won't get deluded into purchasing a solution that you cannot in fact use.

What should I anticipate from a shared web space hosting solution?

The shared website hosting service is best for persons who wish to host an average website, which is going to consume a small or medium amount of bandwidth each month. You cannot expect, however, that a shared web space hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, because as your business gets bigger, your web page will become more and more resource consuming. Therefore, you will have to eventually upgrade to a more feature-rich hosting solution like a semi-dedicated server, a VPS (aka a private virtual web hosting server, or VPS), or why not a dedicated server. Therefore, when selecting a web space hosting company, you should also think about how they can be of service to you, or else you might end up migrating your domain name manually to a different provider, which can create website troubles and even continuous downtime for your web page. Hence, picking a webspace hosting supplier like 'DSF Hosting', which can supply you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow, is vital and will save you a lot of nuisances in the future.