What is Web Hosting? | If you are a beginner, maybe you wonder what is web hosting actually. Web hosting is very important if you want to create a blog or to start any your website project. The first thing you must do to when creating your website is getting the hosting.

Here, I will be trying explaining details to you about it.

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a service where it provides some space on the server to host your website. They will save your file+database and connect to each other to makes your site available to enable people whole on the world surf your website.

Type of Hosting

Some provider, provide you a various type of hosting. The most popular type are Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting, and Dedicated Hosting.

Type #1: Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is the most popular plan because you can start your project with a minimum budget. Budget below USD5/month, you can begin to create your website.

However, shared hosting maybe not a choice for professional because shared hosting means you share your hosting with another user but with a different account.

For your illustrator about shared hosting, refer the picture below.

Type #2: VPS Hosting

Usually, VPS hosting is for users who have unique visitor above 100,000 per month on their blog. It more flexible and faster in loading compares to shared hosting.

If your blog was growing so fast, so you can plan now to upgrade your hosting to VPS plan.

Actually, VPS hosting still shared hosting, but it limits the number of users.

For your illustrator about VPS hosting, refer the picture below.

Type #3: Dedicated Hosting

Dedicated is for professional and for real webmaster. Usually, this hosting type not comes with a management server. For example, if you want to install an application on your hosting, you must do it by yourself from A-Z.  If you’re going to get any help, it may be subject to additional charge.

This type hosting is for big project. For example, create a business email marketing service like AWeber or Getresponse.

For your illustrator about Dedicated hosting, refer the picture below.


In this tutorial, you have learned what is hosting and a little explanation type of hosting. Hope you can choose your right hosting before you start any project.

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