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What is web hosting?

  •  admin
  •  Feb 14, 2023

Web hosting is an of Internet hosting service that without which there can’t be shown any websites on the Internet. Webhosting makes it possible for clients to create and maintain a site that is accessible on the World Wide Web. Companies providing web hosting services are sometimes called web hosts.

Technical side of webhosting

    Typically, web hosting requires the following:

  • Servers that act all together as the host for the clients’ websites
  • Domain Name System configuration to define name(s) for the sites and point them to the hosting server(s);
  • a web server running on the host;
    • for each site hosted on the server:
    • space on the server(s) to hold the files making up the site
    • site-specific configuration
    • often, a database;
    • software and credentials allowing the client to access these, enabling them to create, configure, and modify the site;
    • email connectivity allowing the host and site to send email to the client.



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