What is Web Hosting? – HostGator Hosted

While web hosting is something that you will absolutely need to start your website, nobody ever really goes into detail about what it really is.

In this episode of Hosted, Scott, with a little help from Josh, will go through what exactly web hosting is, where websites are hosted, and how web hosting works.

In this video you will learn:
00:00 – Introduction
00:48 – What is a website?
01:50 – What is web hosting?
02:25 – Where do websites live?
03:28 – What does web hosting come with?
04:13 – Wrap-up

What is a website? – A set of related web pages located under a single domain name, hosted on a server.

What is web hosting? – Website hosting is the server space that the website lives on. This can be seen as the actual “location” of your website.

Where do websites live? – Servers are usually located in large data centers around the world that offer the safest environment for the servers.

What all comes with website hosting? – Well that all depends on the type of hosting you choose!

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