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How Web Hosting Plans Work
A web hosting service is associated with stockpiling and/or sharing specific web content on a hosting server handled by a web hosting company. There are various varieties of hosting services utilized for various goals, so let's take a peek at them. In that way, you can choose what you need, on the basis of whether you'd like to set up a blog, e-mail addresses, or to share files with comrades and associates.
- File hosting: a service offered by particular companies, which permits you to share immense files. These could be disk images, movies, audio files, archived files, etc. This solution is also known as file storage, and its only purpose is to share files, since it does not offer web site uploading. Once the files are uploaded, you will either receive a randomly generated download link for each of them, or you will be able to examine an inventory of all the files in a directory, but you will not be able to open .html or .php web files in your browser. Free-of-cost file storage accounts are often supported by showing ads by the download links, while a timer compels you to wait for a given span of time to see them. A given file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you run a paid file storage account, there are no limits as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no limit with regard to the download speed or the file size.
Nowadays, with the assistance of the cPanel web hosting retailers, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more stylish "cloud web hosting". This is an entirely awry explanation of the real connotation of "cloud hosting". An actual cloud web hosting platform would allot the load between individual packs of web hosting servers in a cluster, which are devoted to attending miscellaneous web hosting services (mail, storage space, stats, DNS, databases, hosting Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting service is merely a kind of a storage space hosting solution, not a cloud web hosting one. It's not even near.
- Image hosting: similar to file hosting; specific providers provide a hosting service for images only. This hosting brand is suitable if you want to share a vast amount of pics with chums or colleagues since the solution is usually free of charge. You will obtain a random link for each and every image or album and you can then share this link. As with the file hosting service, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the service cannot be used for sites.
- Email hosting: a solution committed to managing your mail aliases. Some distributors provide web hosting services for websites, but do not supply an e-mail hosting solution. If you desire to run an email address with your domain name but do not desire to own a website, then the email web hosting service is what you want. You can open email accounts and manage them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain name. The email hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP e-mail servers.
- Video hosting: this solution permits you to upload and share videos. You can either share a link to some video, or you can embed the video clip in your site that is hosted elsewhere. The benefit of utilizing this method instead of uploading the video file in a hosting account is that the video generates a specific amount of central processing unit load, so with several videos and several hundred site viewers, you may have a hard time with your web hosting reserves. Embedding the video file will allow you to keep as many videos as you wish without bothering about system quotas.
- Web hosting: this is the service that you need if you would like to run a web site. To a certain extent, it incorporates all of the abovementioned hosting varieties since, along with your sites, you can also host pictures and files, you can keep databases and mail addresses, upload video clips, etc. At In the Cloud Company Hosting you can have a look at shared web hosting and dedicated hosting services that allow you to get all of the aforesaid services in one single location. There may be limitations based on the form of web hosting service that you've chosen - a free web hosting account, a paid shared web hosting package, a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. Based on that, your web hosting account may be better or worse compared with the conventional email/file/video/image hosting plans that are designed for particular web content only.