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Shared Hosting Solutions Uncovered

A shared hosting solution is associated with stashing and/or sharing particular web content on a hosting server run by a shared hosting supplier. There are different varieties of hosting services utilized for different purposes, so let's take a peek at these. Thus, you can elect what you want, on the basis of whether you'd like to launch a web page, mail addresses, or to share files with chums and partners.

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- File hosting: a solution supplied by particular hosts, which permits you to share huge files. These could be disk images, movies, audio files, archived documents, and so on. This service is also known as file storage, and its single purpose is to share files, since it does not support web site uploading. The moment the files are uploaded, you will either obtain a randomly generated download link for each of them, or you will be able to read a list of all the files in a directory, but you will be unable to load .html or .php web site files in your browser. Free-of-charge file hosting plans often include adverts beside the download links, while a timer obliges you to await a particular interval of time to view them. A single file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you run a paid file storage package, there are no restrictions as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no limitation as far as the download speed and the file size are concerned.

Nowadays, with the help of the cPanel hosting merchants, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more voguish "cloud shared hosting". This is a thoroughly amiss interpretation of the real meaning of "cloud hosting". A real cloud shared hosting system would distribute the load between separate sets of servers in a cluster, which are devoted to serving different shared hosting services (mail, disk storage, stats, DNS, databases, CP, and so on.) So, the file hosting solution is just a type of a disk storage hosting service, not a cloud shared hosting one. It's not even near.

- Image hosting: similar to file hosting; specific companies offer a hosting service for images only. This hosting kind is appropriate if you desire to share a large amount of images with friends or acquaintances since the service is usually free. You will receive a randomly generated link for each 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 used for web sites.

- E-mail hosting: a solution dedicated to taking care of your mail aliases. Some providers provide shared hosting services for websites, but do not offer an e-mail solution. If you want to keep an e-mail address with your domain but do not wish to keep a web site, then the e-mail shared hosting service is what you require. You can create email mailbox accounts and manage them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain name. The email hosting solution includes incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP servers.

- Video hosting: this solution enables you to upload and share video clips. You can either share a link to a particular video, or you can embed the video file in your web page that is hosted elsewhere. The advantage of utilizing this method in lieu of uploading the video clip in a web hosting account is that the video creates a certain amount of CPU load, so with a couple of videos and several hundred web site viewers, you may have a hard time with your shared hosting resources. Embedding the video will allow you to operate as many video files as you wish without bothering about system quotas.

- Shared hosting: this is the service that you need if you want to possess a website. To a certain extent, it encompasses all of the aforementioned hosting kinds since, along with your websites, you can also host images and files, you can run databases and e-mail address accounts, upload videos, and so on. At WebhostID you can take a look at shared shared hosting and dedicated server packages that allow you to get all of the abovementioned services in one single place. There may be limits depending on the form of shared hosting service that you've opted for - a free hosting account, a paid shared website hosting plan, a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. Depending on that, your shared hosting package may be better or worse compared to the conventional e-mail/file/video/image hosting accounts that are tailored for specific web content only.