What is shared hosting? Advantages and disadvantages of shared hosting?

Shared Hosting:

Shared hosting means that there will be a hard disk in one PC. All the space of that hard disk is shared among many hosting users.

Suppose you need 2 GB of hosting space to run your website. In that case, you bought that 2 GB hosting space from a company for a period of 1 year, you can keep all the data or info (Web contentImagesVideos) of your site in that hosting space. The company you bought from has basically rented you 2 GB of space from a hard disk of your PC but will sell the rest of the space to many more like you in package form. And this is Shared Hosting.

Various benefits of Shared Hosting:

This type of hosting space costs less and can be easily run by anyone if he is shown once well. In addition, most of the people in our country use Shared Hosting due to the following benefits. E.g.

  • Unlimited subdomains
  • Unlimited email
  • Unlimited databases
  • 99.9% uptime
  • Free Cpanel
  • Free domain controller
  • Free Life Time SSL

Disadvantages of Shared Hosting :

  • Shared hosting is less secure as one hard disk contains info, data of more than 50/100/150 customer websites.
  • Many times the site is down if the load is too high.
  • Shared hosting user websites have much lower loading speeds than VPS hosting user websites.

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