Web Hosting Basics

12 definitions of web hosting from across the web:

ONE
The World Wide Web is a massive collection of web sites, all hosted on computers (called web servers) all over the world. The web server (computer) where your web site's html files, graphics, etc. reside is known as the web host. Web hosting clients simply upload their web sites to a shared (or dedicated) web server, which the ISP maintains to ensure a constant, fast connection to the Internet.

TWO
Providing space on Internet servers for the storage of World Wide Web sites which can be accessed by others through the network. This service is usually offered by ISPs or web hosting specialists.

THREE
Websites are composed of a multitude of computer files that reside on a server. That server hosts the website.

FOUR
An arrangement where you allow an agency to host your website for you on their Web Server for a fee.

FIVE
A service that is offered to piggy back a website construction, for those who would like to have a presence on the World Wide Web and do not have their own domain set-up on the Internet. It may display information about their company or organization in the form of Web pages. One does not need a computer or Internet access to be hosted.

SIX
A Web hosting company is a company that specializes in hosting Web sites for other companies on their computers. Typically an ISP also offers Web-hosting services.

SEVEN
A services that stores your information (or website) on a server, allowing it to be accessed by users on the Internet.

EIGHT
A service enabling a person or company to store Web pages on the hosting provider's servers.

NINE
Operating a server for another company or individual. Web pages can also be hosted, stored, and taken care of on a server.

TEN
Internet service providers offer web hosting to customers looking for an internet presence for there family and small business.

ELEVEN
Web hosting (also known as Webhosting, Web site hosting, and hosting) is the business of housing, serving, and maintaining files for one or more Web site.

TWELVE
Web hosting is a service that provides Internet users with online systems for storing information, images, video, or any content accessible via the web. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a server they own for use by their clients as well as providing Internet connectivity, typically in a data center. Web hosts can also provide data center space and connectivity to the Internet for servers they do not own to be located in their data center.

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