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Q: Website hosts ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Website hosts
Category: Computers
Asked by: jimtadd-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 21 Jun 2006 10:43 PDT
Expires: 21 Jul 2006 10:43 PDT
Question ID: 739991
What does a website host do?
Subject: Re: Website hosts
Answered By: palitoy-ga on 21 Jun 2006 11:13 PDT
Hello jimtadd-ga,

Thank-you for your question.

In the simplest terms you can think of a webhost as a computer that is
always connected to the internet where you can store data so that it
always accessible from the internet.  If you were to host a website on
your own computer every time you switched your computer off the
website would no longer be available to others.

"A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that
provides individuals, organizations and 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."

"[A website host is a] business that provides server space, web
services and file maintenance for individuals or companies that do not
have their own servers."

"[A website host is a] company that uses a web server to provide
storage space for many web sites. A good hosting company allows you
unlimited access to your web site files and has their server online
(up and running) 99% of the time."

"[A website host is a] business that share its servers with clients so
their web sites can be accessible at any given time A networked
computer dedicated to providing a certain kind of service. Usually
refers to a computer that stores the website files and has a web
server running on it."

"[A] web host is in the business of providing server space."

"Web Hosts offer a service where their "server" stores your web site's
HTML files, and graphics (generally for a monthly fee). Their server
allows your web site to be accessed / viewed over the Internet. Renew
Or Register does not offer Web Hosting. You can use any search engine
to locate a Web Host. You do not need to have a web host to register a
domain name!"

"[A website host is a] company that owns web servers hosting websites
for other businesses, organizations or people, usually for a fee.
Internet Service Providers often offer their clients a small amount of
web space for a personal website as part of their account. There are
companies who offer free hosting but at the cost of having advertising
appear on the site over which the client has no control."

If you require any further assistance on this subject please do not
hesitate to ask for clarification.
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