Webhosting is generally referred to as a service of providing webspace including the hosting of Internet sites on a webserver. There are different types of web hosting, which are differentiated based on the scope and type of the hosted website.
Webhosting is similar to the management of land and housing. A webhost provides webspace for a usage fee on a network such as the Internet. One of the tasks of a web host is to make this space available and maintain it, depending on the contract form. The storage space is located on the Servers of the web host.
Depending on the provider, web hosting can be much more extensive. For example, some service providers offer preinstalled CMS such as Typo3 or Joomla, and [[WordPress|WordPress] or support their clients in Monitoring their servers. In addition, webhosting is also offered by Internet Service Providers who provide their customers with additional services such as mail programs or anti-virus programs. Another additional feature of a web host can include “high availability.” This ensures maximum reliability of its servers and/or the software used on them.
There are different types of webhosting, which are briefly presented here:
In addition to the already mentioned forms of webhosting, there are special hosts who only host images or files, for example, called file hosts.
The type of web hosting plays an important role with regard to SEO aspects, especially availability and server speed, which among other things are influencing factors for the ranking of a website. The idea behind this is the slower the content of pages is loaded, the worse will be the user experience. As a result, Google rates slow loading websites lower than those with fast Loading Times. Which webhosting package is chosen, therefore is an important factor.
It is also important to install a large website on its own server. That way, the administrator has control over all the important functions of the webspace and does not have to share their IP with other websites. It also reduces the risk of Bad Neighborhood at the server level.