What is Web Hosting server and its features

When you decide to build your business website or blog, first of all, you have to know about web hosting server and its features

What is Web Server Hosting?

Web hosting provides the service of giving space to all websites in the Internet. Because of this, the website of any individual or organization can be accessed through the Internet all over the world. By giving space, I means upload your website’s files, images, videos, etc. on a special computer. We call it web server.

The computer stays connected to the Internet 24 × 7 all the time. Web hosting service is provided by many companies like Godaddy, WebHostingLayer, Bluehost, etc. And we also call them web host.

Accordingly, we can also say that in order to store our website in other high powered computers (web hosting server), we pay them rent just like we pay for living in an unknown house.

How does web hosting work?

When we create our website, we want that we share our knowledge and information with people, so for that, we have to upload our files on web hosting server first.

After doing this, whenever an Internet user types in your web browser (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera) your domain name is supposed to be www.mydomain.com, then after that Internet gives your domain name to that Connects to the web server where the files on your website have already been stored. After adding all the information on the website reaches the user’s computer, then from there the user views the page according to their needs and receives knowledge.

DNS (Domain Name System) is used to add Domain Name to the hosting. This tells the domain which web server your website is placed in. Why each server has different DNS.

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Web hosting server features:

Here are some features you should be expecting from your hosting provider:

1. Email Accounts:  As mentioned earlier, most web hosting server providers require users to have their own domain name. With a domain name (e.g. www.yourwebsite.com) and email account features provided by your hosting company, you can create domain email accounts (e.g. yourname@yourwebsite.com).

2. FTP Access: The use of FTP lets you upload files from your local computer to your web server. If you build your website using your own HTML files, you can transfer the files from your computer to the web server through FTP, allowing your website to be accessed through the internet.
3. WordPress Support: WordPress is an online website creation tool. It is a powerful blogging and website content management system, which is a convenient way to create and manage website. WordPress powers over 25% of websites on the internet. Most hosting providers will tell you right away if their plans are WordPress-compatible or not. The simple requirements for hosting your WordPress websites include: PHP version 7 or greater; MySQL version 5.6 or greater.

If you would rather build your website through coding or a CMS tool like WordPress, our company Web Hosting Layer provides you the best web hosting server features for all your needs.

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