Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Some Pointers on Web Hosting

For starters in the world of online business, there are plenty of places that will offer to host your website for free and without obligation. Although there are downsides with this type of web host, free web hosting will give you everything you will need.

As traffic grows in your website, more people find it harder to browse the pages because it takes time to load the web pages. When this happens, I think it is time to move on and try the services of a reliable webhosting company. But with so many hosting companies, people get confused in choosing hosting servers for their website.

These are the pointers in selecting a web host:

  • Reputation and Credibility. Before deciding, test first the web host to ensure that it is the right one for you.
  • Technical Support. The quality of a webhost will depend on the support they can provide to their customer.
  • Space. Be very concerned about the space provided for your website and make sure to check if the space provided is for a limited time or forever. Greater space will be beneficial for the business for future use.
  • Data Transfer. Make sure that the new web host will allow you transfer data.
  • Compare. The best way to compare different web hosting company is to visit

WebhostingRating is a website that provides web hosting directory. Its directory features complete information on all web hosting providers, its plans, promotional discounts and reviews by its customers. This is very useful in comparing web host companies.

The security of your website is a major concern. To know more about this issue, read some articles about security software for your website at! You can read an article about When to Change Passwords, a very interesting and a very useful security advice.


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