Shared Hosting or Shared Web Hosting

Hello dear learner this tutorial is design to provide some basic concepts of Shared Hosting / Shared Web Hosting. The Emphasis of this tutorial is to provide the complete guide with simple explanation.

What is Shared Hosting?

Shared Hosting or Shared Web Hosting is Website Hosting service through which more than one websites can be stored on a single web server. All the resources provided by the hosting company is distributed / shared to all the websites reside on the server. Since all the resources are shared amongst more than one websites, so the overall cost of the server maintenance is also shared amongst them. This is why it is the most economical way to host a website.

Implementation of Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting is implemented in two ways first is the Name Based Shared Hosting and next is the Internet Protocol (IP) Based Shared Hosting. Some hosting providers also provides the control panel which allows the combination of both Name Based Shared Hosting and Internet Protocol (IP) Based Shared Hosting on a single server.

Name Based Shared Hosting

Name Based Shared Hosting is also called the Shared IP Hosting. In this web hosting technique the virtual hosts serve the multiple websites on a single machine with a single IP address. The working of Name Based Shared Hosting is defined as “when a web browser request any resource from the web server, it includes the requested hostname within the request. The server uses this set of information to define which website is to show to the user”.

Internet Protocol (IP) Based Shared Hosting

IP Shared Hosting is also called the Dedicated Hosting. In this web hosting technique the virtual hosts serve the multiple websites on a single machine with different IP addresses, dedicated to one IP Address to each website. The working of IP Shared Hosting is defined as “when a web browser request any resource from the web server, it includes the IP Address of the user who wants to connect within the request. The server uses this set of information to define which website is to show to the user”.

List of Shared Hosting Providers

  • A2 Hosting
  • Bluehost
  • Dream Host
  • GoDaddy
  • HostGator
  • Hostinger
  • Inmotion
  • iPage
  • Namecheap
  • SiteGround

Audience

This Shared Hosting tutorial is designed to helps the users for better understanding the term Shared Hosting / Shared Web Hosting. The language of the tutorial is kept simple and easy to understand.

Prerequisites

This tutorial demands to have the basic knowledge of the internet, domain names, IP Address, & servers. So you can easily acquire a better understanding of the topic.

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