Hosting and its types
Currently, every self-respecting company or private entrepreneur consider it a duty to have a personal website. In order to start a site you need to register a domain name yourself, impose and arrange the pages of the site. But in order that any Internet user at any time could get acquainted with the content of your site, this is not enough. The site must still be put somewhere.
You can of course store the site on a personal computer or computer company.
But this requires special knowledge of setting up and maintaining a web server, it is necessary to solve questions about the uninterrupted power of the server, monitor and prevent its equipment, take care of the necessary width of the data transmission channel and solve many more related issues. To avoid all this, and there are hosting services.
Hosting companies provide an opportunity to host web pages on their equipment. They themselves provide good server maintenance, set up the software and make sure that your web page or site is available around the clock for Internet users.
Hosting services can be provided both for free and for money.
Free hosting owners make money by showing ads on sites hosted on them, sometimes quite annoying. This ad can also spoil the look of your site and not correspond to the topic. Because of this, visitors may have a negative impression of the site.
Paid hosting is provided, of course, for the money. But your site will look exactly as you intended. Its appearance will not spoil mismatched ads. The firms that provide paid hosting services, there are a large number of different tariffs, and you can always choose the one that suits you. The advantage of a paid hosting is the presence of a sane support service, and the fact that you can always ask to ensure the availability of your site in accordance with the concluded agreement. The site located on this hosting raises the prestige of your company.
The website of your company on the Internet is a business card by which they will judge the company. Therefore, it is hardly worth placing it on a free hosting, which will spoil its appearance.