What is Web Hosting? A web hosting service allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible to the World Wide Web.

Some of the considerations to make when purchasing web hosting are:

  • How much web space do I need?
    (For all but the biggest web sites, 100GB is more than adequate.)
  • How much web space does the web hosting company offer?
    (Always check that what is on offer will be suitable for your needs.)
  • How much bandwidth (or data transfer) is included?
    (Bandwidth describes the level of traffic and data allowed to travel and transfer between your site, users, and the Internet. A hosting plan with anywhere from 3-5 gigabytes (GB) of data transfer per month should suffice.)
  • How many email addresses do I need?
    (Make sure the web hosting package you choose offers enough email accounts for you.)
  • Will I be blogging?
    (If yes, then you’ll need hosting that offers at least one database.)
  • Do they offer good support?
    (I’m always available on the phone or by email.)