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What In Fact are Shared Hosting Services?

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A shared hosting solution is connected with keeping and/or sharing certain web content on a hosting server run by a shared hosting provider. There are various varieties of hosting services utilized for various purposes, so let's have a glance at them. Doing so, you can choose what you need, on the basis of whether you'd like to set up a weblog, email aliases, or to share files with friends and colleagues.

- File hosting: a service furnished by some web hosts, which allows you to share bulky files. These could be disk images, movies, audio files, archived files, and so on. This solution is also known as file storage, and its sole designation is to share files, since it does not offer website uploading. As soon as the files are uploaded, you will either obtain an accidentally generated download link for each of them, or you will be able to view an index of all the files in a directory, but you will be unable to open .html or .php web page files in your web browser. Free-of-charge file hosting packages frequently include advertisements beside the download links, while a timer obliges you to await a certain amount of time to perceive them. A given file can be downloaded with restricted speed. If you buy a paid file hosting package, there are no limits as to how many files you can upload/download instantly, and also there is no restriction in regard to the download speed or the file size.

At present, with the assistance of the cPanel hosting merchandisers, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more faddish "cloud shared hosting". This is a totally unsuitable explanation of the actual denotation of "cloud hosting". An actual cloud shared hosting platform would share the tasks at hand between different stacks of hosting servers in a cluster, which are dedicated to attending different shared hosting services (email, data storage, statistics, DNS, databases, website hosting Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting service is simply a kind of a disk space hosting service, not a cloud shared hosting one. It's not even close.

- Image hosting: resembling file hosting; some corporations provide a hosting solution for pictures only. This hosting variant is good if you desire to share a big quantity of pics with mates or colleagues since the solution is generally free of charge. You will get a random link for each and every image or album and you can subsequently share this link. As with the file storage service, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the service cannot be utilized for web sites.

- E-mail hosting: a service committed to administering your mailbox accounts. Some corporations offer shared hosting services for web sites, but do not provide an email solution. If you wish to possess an email address with your domain name but do not wish to possess a website, then the email shared hosting solution is what you need. You can create mail address accounts and administer them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain name. The email hosting service includes incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP email servers.

- Video hosting: this service enables you to upload and share videos. You can either share a link to a certain video clip, or you can embed the video file in your web page that is hosted somewhere else. The advantage of availing of this approach instead of uploading the video clip in a hosting account is that the video clip creates a given amount of central processing unit load, so with a handful of videos and several hundred web page visitors, you may have trouble with your shared hosting quotas. Embedding the video will enable you to own as many videos as you want without worrying about system quotas.

- Shared hosting: this is the solution that you need if you would like to keep a website. To some extent, it includes all of the aforementioned hosting variants since, along with your web pages, you can also host images and files, you can keep databases and email aliases, upload videos, and so on. At eWallz Cloud you can have a glimpse at shared shared hosting and dedicated server services that permit you to have all of the aforesaid services in one location. There may be restrictions depending on the form of shared hosting service that you've picked - a free web hosting package, a paid shared hosting package, a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. Depending on that, your shared hosting account may be better or worse juxtaposed to the ordinary e-mail/file/video/image hosting packages that are meant for particular content only.

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