What is Web Hosting: Hello friends, welcome to your blog BlogDune. If you have read about Blogging or Web Designing then you must have heard about Hosting. Because without web hosting, blogging or web designing cannot happen. If you do not know what is Web Hosting? Types of web hosting, what things should be kept in mind before buying hosting. So this post is for you only because in this post I am going to tell you about all this in A to Z step by Step
It is a big deal for someone to have their own website. Maintaining that website is a bigger thing than that. For this, you need to have correct information. So without taking much time, let us go straight to our topic and try to know about it in detail.
What is Hosting?
A space on the Internet that provides services to many websites to store content, files, manages, videos, etc. in exchange for some money. Which any Internet user can easily access.
Now if we understand it in simple language, then we definitely need a hard disk or memory to save our data like photos, videos, audio, etc. on a computer or mobile. Similarly, the space required to keep the data of any website safe. It is called Web Hosting.
By space I mean a special computer on which the data of a website is stored. This computer remains connected to the Internet 24×7. Due to this our website always remains live.
Today there are many such companies. Which provides web hosting. Like (Hostinger, Godaddy, Bluhost, Hostgator, etc.) which are called Web Hosts.
How does Web Hosting work?
When we create our blog or website, our only objective is to convey our information to many people with the help of the Internet. Which we have to upload our content, photos, video files, etc. in web hosting.
After this, as soon as any Internet user searches your domain name (https://blogdune.com) on his laptop or mobile browser (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera). Similarly, the Internet connects your domain name to the web server where all the data of your website is present. After this, the information is available to that user on your website. He gets it. Now he opens the page on your website at his convenience and gains knowledge.
The technique used to link the domain name to web hosting. It is called DNS (Domain Name System). Due to this the domain comes to know in which web server all the data of your website is stored. Because the DNS of all web servers is different.
Types of Web Hosting
By now you must have understood well what is Web Hosting? After this, I am going to tell you about its types. Today, there are many types of web hosting available on the Internet. Here I am going to tell you about the main 5 web hosting. About which you will read below.
- Shared Hosting
- Dedicated Hosting
- VPS Hosting
- Cloud Hosting
- Manage WordPress Hosting
#1 – Shared Hosting
As the name itself suggests, what type of web hosting it is. In this type of web hosting, the data of many websites is stored on one server only. Due to this the price of this type of hosting is quite low. Due to which this hosting is called Shared Hosting.
If you understand it in simple language, then when you go to work in another city, there you get the same room and many people live together, due to which your rent becomes less. This is exactly how this hosting works.
If you are new to blogging then you can use this hosting, because being a new blog, your blog will not get much traffic. Due to this you will not face any problems in this hosting. If your blog becomes popular, then more traffic will start coming to your blog. Then you will start facing problems in this type of hosting. Then you will have to change hosting.
Benefits of Shared Hosting
- Being shared hosting, its price is quite low. Due to this anyone can buy Shared Hosting.
- This type of hosting is suitable for new bloggers because their blog gets less traffic and initially they have less money.
- It is very easy to set it.
Disadvantages of Shared Hosting
- Due to shared hosting, many things of this web hosting are available for limited resources access.
- Due to shared hosting, the performance of your blog keeps increasing or decreasing.
- There is not much support available in this type of hosting.
- In terms of security, this shared hosting lags far behind other hosting.
#2 – Dedicated Hosting
If you understand it in simple language then you rent a room. If you do not allow anyone to come, the entire responsibility for that lies in your hands. Due to this that room will also cost you dearly. Well, this is the condition of this hosting.
This hosting is used by those people whose website gets more users. It is used by many e-commerce sites like Flipkart, Amazon, and Snapdeal.
Benefits of Dedicated Hosting
- The website owner is given more control and flexibility on the servers of this type of hosting.
- In terms of security, this hosting proves to be much better than all other hosting.
- This is the fastest hosting. Due to this the performance of your blog remains stable.
- In this, the website owner gets Full Root/Administrative Access.
Disadvantages of Dedicated Hosting
- Dedicated Hosting is the most expensive compared to all other hostings. Due to this not everyone can buy it.
- To use it you will definitely need technical knowledge.
- If you face any kind of problem in Dedicated Hosting, then you will need some technicians for this.
#3 – VPS Hosting
If we understand it in simple language then a father has 4 sons. He builds four houses for himself and gives one house each to all his sons. Now the son who has got the house will live in the same house. He will not go and live in someone else’s house or the other person will not stay in his house.
This hosting provides the best security and performance to your blog/website. Due to this its price is higher than Shared Hosting. If you want dedicated hosting like a server and better performance at a low price, then you can buy VPS hosting.
Benefits of VPS Hosting
- Your website performs better in VPS Hosting.
- In this type of hosting, you get full control just like in Dedicated Hosting.
- This hosting is very flexible. In this, you can increase or decrease the storage and bandwidth as per your choice.
- Its privacy and security are very good.
- In this, you get very good support.
Disadvantages of VPS Hosting
- This type of hosting provides fewer resources than dedicated hosting.
- For this, you need technical knowledge.
#4 – Cloud Hosting
Till now I have told you about Jeetani Web Hosting. This hosting is quite different compared to them. In the above web hosting, the data of your website is stored on a single server. But on this web hosting, a copy of your data is also made on other servers.
Benefits of Cloud Hosting
- No matter what the traffic of your website is, you will not face any problems in Cloud Hosting.
- Using it increases the speed of your blog.
- This hosting is very secure.
Disadvantages of Cloud Hosting
- In Cloud Hosting you do not get the facility of Root Access.
- This hosting is somewhat expensive.
#5 – Manage WordPress Hosting
This is a type of shared hosting. Only new bloggers use this hosting. Because in this hosting you do not have to manage your website. This hosting manages your website itself. Like technical work in hosting, and maintaining the speed of the website. Taking backup of blog etc. Just for this, you will have to spend some more money.
Benefits of Manage WordPress Hosting
- In this type of web hosting, you do not have to do the technical work of your website.
- In this, you are given very good security.
- Its customer support is quite good.
Disadvantages of Manage WordPress Hosting
- This hosting is a bit more expensive than shared hosting.
- You cannot use such plugins in this hosting which are not reliable.
Difference between Window Hosting and Linux Hosting
While purchasing web hosting you get 2 options. One is Windows Hosting and the other is Linux Hosting. Most of the websites use Linux Hosting only. Here I will tell you the difference between Windows Hosting and Linux Hosting. I am going to tell you about them.
Linux Hosting is one such source. Anyone can use it, whereas to use Windows Hosting you need a license.
Linux Hosting is very cheap web hosting. On the contrary, Windows Hosting is a very expensive web hosting. Because in this you have to pay money for the license.
Linux hosting is used for WordPress. Because PHP and, the MYSQL database are used in it. Whereas Windows Hosting is used for ASP, .NET.
Where to buy web hosting?
By now you must have understood very well what is Web Hosting? Now I will tell you where to buy web hosting? In today’s time, many such hosting websites are available on the Internet. Which provides good web hosting at a very low price. Here I am telling you the names of some reliable websites.
How to buy Best Web Hosting?
While buying web hosting, you have to keep some important things in mind. Which I am telling you below.
#1 – Storage
Before buying any web hosting, you have to check how much storage you are getting. The more storage you buy for web hosting, the better it will be for you. Because with this you will never be in danger of the disk being full.
#2 – Uptime
The time it takes for any website to be online. It is called Uptime. Before purchasing any web hosting, what is the uptime of that hosting? Please check. Well, today almost all hosting companies guarantee 99.99% uptime.
#3 – Bandwidth
The amount of data that can be accessed on any website in one second. It is called Bandwidth, so before buying hosting, definitely check the Bandwidth once.
If the bandwidth of your website server is less your blog will get more traffic. This will cause your website to go down. So always keep in mind that buy only hosting with high bandwidth.
#4 – Customer Support
It becomes very important for any web hosting that how is their customer support because in today’s time, all hosting companies provide 24*7 customer support, but this does not happen at all.
#5 – Money Back Policy
Before purchasing any web hosting, you must check the Money Back Policy. Almost all companies provide Money Back Policy. This will benefit you so that if there is any problem with hosting, you can return it and get your money.
In this post, we have tried to tell you in a very simple way what is Web Hosting. How many types are there? What things do you need to keep in mind to buy good web hosting?
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