Web Hosting and Domain names
Domain names is the address of your company on the Internet, this is unique. Each time a user types in their domain name, it becomes an IP address. The hosting company locates all the files connected to your IP address and returns all the images, videos and words that make up your website. When choosing a domain name you should think about your brand and choose a name that represents it.
Web hosting is a service that allows to post a website or web page onto the Internet. A web hosting service provider, is a business that provides the services needed for the website to be viewed in the Internet. Websites are hosted, or stored, on special computers called servers. When Internet users want to view your website, all they need to do is type your website address or domain into their browser.
Most hosting companies require that you own your domain in order to host with them. If you do not have a domain, the hosting companies will help you purchase one.
Types of web hosting
If you want to host a website, you must choose the one that best suits your needs. There are several services offered by web hosting companies.
- Shared hosting is the most common type of web hosting. With shared hosting, several clients share storage space on a server. This service is cheaper and easier to use. Since most of the service providers perform the preconfiguration, maintenance and security updates for you.
- Dedicated accommodation instead of sharing space, you get a server just for you if you choose a dedicated hosting package. You can customize the software and hardware to meet your needs. Have your own storage space and can configure it as you wish.
- VPS hosting the private virtual server (VPS) hosting includes all the features of a dedicated server, but at the price of a shared server. The VPS hosting is based on a cPanel, it has access to WordPress, Magento and Drupal installations. Admission of the nuy easy site thanks to a simple interface and easy navigation.
- Cloud VPS It is the most reliable of all the services. Instead of relying on single-server disk space, it draws its power from several resources, making sure you never have any downtime. Cloud hosting is essentially the same as VPS hosting in that you also have your site on a virtual machine. However, instead of one physical server, your site is part of a whole network of computers from which it can pull all the power it needs dynamically.