Shared Hosting

  • Shared hosting is a type of Web hosting service that allows multiple websites to share a physical Web server and its resources among the hosted websites.
  • Shared hosting logically distributes a Web server to accommodate, serve and operate more than one website.
  • Shared hosting is one of the most common and popular forms of Web hosting service.
  • Shared hosting is Web hosting in which the service provider serves pages for multiple Web sites, each having its own Internet domain name, from a single Web server.
  • Most Web hosting companies provide shared hosting. Although shared hosting is a less expensive way for businesses to create a Web presence, it is usually not sufficient for Web sites with high traffic.
  • These sites need a dedicated Web server, either provided by a Web hosting service or maintained in-house.
  • Shared hosting is one of the most common and popular forms of Web hosting service.
  • It is generally provided by Web hosting service providers, which usually have multiple Web servers on-site.
  • Upon signup with the provider, each website’s logical partition/space is created on the Web server, which houses data for that website only.
  • Other websites are also present on the same Web server, simultaneously sharing the storage, computing power, network and other resources.