8 Popular Types of Web Hosting Services
- Shared Web Hosting. Warchi/E+/Getty Images.
- Reseller Web Hosting.
- Cloud Based Web Hosting.
- Virtual Private Server (VPS)
- Dedicated Web Server.
- Colocation Web Hosting.
- Self Service Web Hosting.
- Managed WordPress Hosting.
What does website hosting include?
A web host, or web hosting service provider, is a business that provides the technologies and services needed for the website or webpage to be viewed in the Internet. Websites are hosted, or stored, on special computers called servers.
How does web hosting services work?
Web hosts are companies that rent out their services and technologies to host websites on the internet. Once the hosting company hosts your website, users can access it by typing in your web address (domain name) in their web browser. When they do this, their computer connects to the server your website is hosted on.
What are the best web hosting services?
The Best Web Hosting Providers for 2019
- InMotion Hosting.
- Web Hosting Hub.
What does Web hosting cost?
Prices vary from web host to web host but are usually (at the time I wrote this article) around $10 per month if your website is new and doesn’t have much traffic or data. You can find the real prices charged by a number of web hosts on the Budget Web Hosting page.