Web Hosting Basics
12 definitions of web hosting from across the web:
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.
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.
Websites are composed of a multitude of computer files that reside on a
server. That server hosts the website.
An arrangement where you allow an agency to host your website for you on
their Web Server for a fee.
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.
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
A services that stores your information (or website) on a server, allowing
it to be accessed by users on the Internet.
A service enabling a person or company to store Web pages on the hosting
Operating a server for another company or individual. Web pages can also be
hosted, stored, and taken care of on a server.
Internet service providers offer web hosting to customers looking for an
internet presence for there family and small business.
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
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
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