New Cost of Web Hosting
In the Beginning of 20th century no one could think that people can get information from all over the world in few seconds, development of technology in decades completely changed the people life. The first service of viewing the web was World Wide Web which had renamed later to Nexus.
“The World Wide Web (WWW) project aims to allow all links to be made to any information anywhere. … The WWW project was started to allow high energy physicists to share data, news, and documentation. We are very interested in spreading the web to other areas, and having gateway servers for other data. Collaborators welcome!” —from Tim Berners-Lee's first message.
The invention of World Wide Web by Tim Berbers- Lee opened the world of Information. Many new developments and fast successful changes build up the IT after 1990, later other browsers like Midas, Erwise, Viola graphical browsers were developed and within few years thousands of web servers were online and millions of computers connected to internet to help in education, scientific researches, corporate Sectors, but it was not enough.
Information explosions were still waiting, appearing Amazon.com bookstore, hotmail web based email were engaging users with the internet, Google search engine changing the scenario of world of knowledge, commercial competition had started and browser war took place in between two major players Microsoft and Netscape. Netscape announced that its browser will be free for users.
Starting of 21st century the dot-com market rose up then collapsed, many companies survive and search additional source of revenue, and they became highly profitable and opened the gate for online retailing business, Online Entertainment, News Outlets, Content distribution, advertisement revenue and many more. Many web sites like Yahoo!, eBay were hit by a large-scale denial of service attack which exposed break-ability of the Internet, later it developed huge market of Internet security.
Millions of domains are registered and billions of websites are hosted every year, Tens of thousands of companies in the world of Web Hosting exist across the globe that provide all sorts of features over a wide range of prices, how does one choose the right web hosting company for their need ? Now it’s become common for web hosting provider companies to give affordable services in cheap price with list of features and also covered security issues, many service providers are offering Web Shop e-commerce web hosting, e-mail hosting, e-marketing with reliable domain name registration and web hosting services and adding new features of Communication Platform, Advertisements for their customers. They have various plans and schemes for the customer pick over the selection included individual users, families, small home office, Small Business Companies and large corporations.
Users have choices for web hosting, if user have no Idea and not familiar with webs hosting, companies are providing charts for helping to select plan and features in budget.
New Cost of Web Hosting, Some Important points to look for when choosing Web Hosting Company :
- Price : If your pocket is ready to pay then options are endless. If you focus to find reliable and affordable which the most of people look then jumping on the cheapest is not good idea but Comparison of prices will helpful, first check details of features and then compare prices.
- Scheme / Discount Coupon : Check out Scheme and Plans and discount offers which can give you more in less money.
- Repute : Most of the Web Hosting companies offers many but give little, Check out old customers review in comments , forums, social network sites, some of reviews are very clear about company Quality, strengths and weakness. You can also search in Google. Also look service after sales and customer support details like Emails, Phone Numbers, skype ID.
- C- Panel : C-Panel is Control Panel from it user can add, modify, update themselves their own website easily even if you have not techie. No need to call your hosting company for small changes.
- Email : Hosting companies offers free and paid email accounts with domains and web space, which gives unique and private email ID’s with your own name and your domain name, Check out your provider’s have spam solutions.
- Technical Setup : Websites which have rich contents and Audio / Video file with download facility need Branded Machines with Latest hardware features and good RAM and Processor speed. Cheap hosting plan possibly won’t have all these, Server Operating System are Linux and Windows commonly used and linux is cheaper. If the hosting company is silent about server’s specifications, just ask them because machine hardware plays important role in performance of your site.