idea of this web hosting guide section is to introduce you to web hosting. We will be
discussing here various aspects of web hosting mixed with our experience
over the last 6 years hosting calicutnet and a few other sites.
We have come to the third part of
our Internet Presence Guide.
The first two guides explained the steps prior to the process of web hosting. Obviously you can’t
host a site without first owning some form of a name and building a site. In
web hosting guide, we get into the details of actually sending the web you created on your local PC to the
vastness of the global Internet. You hire a space on the Internet, at web
hosting facility depending upon your needs of
features and its price.
The most highly rated (but expensive)
web host in the world is
verio. They are the best because they are the most reliable and they
offer the best support. From CalicutNet’s experience with
web hosting, often tech support is more vital than even the cost of the hosting
or other great features they might offer.
Tech support is key in web hosting.
It is not often that a hosted site goes
down if you are with a fairly good host. However tech support is on an,
“excellent, good, bad, ugly” scale across web hosting facilities. Hence this is the thing
you must focus on. Tech support is what which can make or break you hosting
than anything else. A great hosting company would do you no good if their tech support
Next: What is
a web host