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What are Shared Hosting Plans?

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A shared hosting solution is associated with keeping and/or sharing particular content on a server managed by a shared hosting distributor. There are different varieties of hosting services utilized for different ends, so let's have a look at them. In this way, you can conclude what you need, based on whether you'd like to establish a blog, e-mail address accounts, or to share files with buddies and acquaintances.

- File hosting: a service delivered by various companies, which allows you to share bulky files. These could be disk images, movies, audio files, archived documents, etc. This service is also known as file storage, and its sole purpose is to share files, since it does not support web page uploading. As soon as the files are uploaded, you will either receive an accidentally created download link for each of them, or you will be able to see a register of all the files in a directory, but you will not be able to load .html or .php web site files in your browser. Free-of-cost file storage accounts are frequently supported by showing ads next to the download links, while a timer makes you wait for a certain amount of time to observe them. A given file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you run a paid file hosting package, there are no limitations as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no limit in regard to the download speed or the file size.

At present, with the assistance of the cPanel hosting suppliers, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more modish "cloud shared hosting". This is an entirely incongruous interpretation of the real connotation of "cloud hosting". An actual cloud shared hosting system would allot the load between autonomous bunches of servers in a cluster, which are devoted to attending miscellaneous shared hosting services (electronic mail, web space, statistics, DNS, databases, CP, etc.) So, the file hosting service is just a type of a disk storage hosting solution, not a cloud shared hosting one. It's not even close.

- Image hosting: close to file hosting; some suppliers provide a hosting solution for pictures solely. This hosting kind is suitable if you wish to share an immense number of pics with mates or acquaintances since the solution is typically free of charge. You will get a randomly generated link for every image or album and you can subsequently share this link. As with the file hosting service, .html and .php files are not supported, so the service cannot be utilized for web sites.

- E-mail hosting: a solution devoted to tackling your mail aliases. Some corporations provide shared hosting services for websites, but do not supply an email solution. If you want to own a mail address with your domain but do not want to own a website, then the e-mail shared hosting solution is what you require. You can open email mailbox accounts and manage them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain name. The email hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP mail servers.

- Video hosting: this solution enables you to upload and share videos. You can either share a link to a specific video file, or you can embed the video clip in your web page that is hosted somewhere else. The advantage of availing of this method instead of uploading the video in a web hosting account is that the video creates a certain amount of CPU load, so with several video files and a few hundred visitors, you may have a hard time with your shared hosting supplies. Embedding the video will enable you to own as many videos as you want without hassling about system reserves.

- Shared hosting: this is the solution that you require if you want to run a web site. To a certain degree, it incorporates all of the abovementioned hosting brands since, along with your web sites, you can also host pictures and files, you can keep databases and email addresses, upload video clips, etc. At EMax Web Hosting Services you can have a look at shared shared hosting and dedicated server plans that allow you to have all of the abovementioned services in a single location. There may be limits based on the form of shared hosting service that you've selected - a free hosting account, a paid shared website hosting account, a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. Depending on that, your shared hosting plan may be better or worse in comparison with the typical email/file/video/image hosting accounts that are tailored for specific web content only.

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