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What is Web Hosting?

February 10, 2012

To Visible a website on internet it require many things like domain name, domain name server and web hosting. Domain name is the unique IP (internet protocol) to your webpage and web hosting is the space, where you placed the files of your webpage. Here i am going to post basic details about web hosting.

Below are some terms that are mandatory to understand before doing web hosting

1. WWW (world wide web) : Internet is the hub of world wide computers or it is sharing network, where computers can interact with each other by http (hyper text transfer protocol).
2. Information about any topic or company or the thing that we see or read on internet are stored in web pages. Web page are designed and developed in many programming languages like html,php, .net etc.
3. These web pages are stored on the web servers and the computers that are used to fetch these web pages are known as clients.
4. Web clients use the internet browsers software like Internet explorer, mozilla firefox etc to open a web page.
5. All internet browser’s are programmed to read the web page’s according to instructions like html tags.
6. As you know a website a collection of webpages that consist of contents and information and these files are placed on the web servers. Web servers are the highly configured computers that are connected with network. An Internet Service Provider (ISP) are known the web servers.

It is the brief about basic terms of web hosting. Further web hosting is of different-different types:-

1. Linux web hosting: – Linux web hosting support the Apache servers and host the PHP manufactured web pages.
2.Windows Web Hosting: – Windows web hosting is a different server that use the windows based applications to host like the sites created in .net.
3. Cold Fusion web hosting: – Cold fusion web hosting is also a web hosting type. That support the Perl, php and other languages.


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