Steps to building your own website
"A service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible on the Internet. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a web server which individuals and organizations can lease" (source: Wikipedia)
Web hosting is a web based service where you subscribe to a web server's disk space, bandwidth and usually databases through a hosting provider so that you can publish and maintain a website.
Web hosting providers can offer free web hosting, which is is usually supported with banners and pop up ads, or shared web hosting, or where the server you host your website on is shared by other subscribers (like yourself) websites.
vps web hosting, which is virtual private server hosting a service where your website is the only one the server and finally dedicated web hosting which is similar to vps web hosting, where your website is sitting on your own physical web server.
Cloud hosting has become very popular over the past few years. Shared, VPS and dedicated server depend on one machine only, while the "cloud" has multiple machines that are connected (hence the term "cloud").
For most blogs and small business websites an approx $10 per month budget web hosting package is the recommended choice.
Publisehed in: Best-Hosting 08-2018