In a general sense, "hosting" refers to "Web site hosting" which is the business of providing the equipment and services required to display Web sites. The business of hosting also involves maintaining files and providing fast Internet connections. If you run a Web site or do business on the Web, you have a host and you know the importance of having a good, reliable host. Hosting is very affordable nowadays; the most important factor continues to be good customer service, make sure they have it!

There are several kinds of hosting packages available, including:

  • dedicated hosting
  • shared hosting
  • virtual hosting

  • See also : host name  
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