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A shared hosting service is associated with hoarding and/or sharing particular content on a web server hosted by a shared hosting distributor. There are various kinds of hosting services used for various purposes, so let's examine these. Doing so, you can decide what you want, depending on whether you'd like to establish a web portal, email accounts, or to share files with friends and colleagues.

- File hosting: a solution delivered by certain vendors, which allows you to share large files. These could be disk images, films, audio files, archived documents, and so on. This service is also known as file storage, and its only function is to share files, since it does not support web page uploading. The moment the files are uploaded, you will either receive an accidentally created download link for each of them, or you will be able to examine an inventory of all the files in a directory, but you will not be able to open .html or .php web site files in your browser. Free-of-charge file storage packages frequently involve advertisements beside the download links, while a timer makes you await a particular spell of time to see them. A single file can be downloaded with restricted speed. If you get a paid file storage account, there are no limits as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no restriction as far as the download speed and the file size are concerned.

At present, with the help of the cPanel web hosting merchants, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more voguish "cloud shared hosting". This is a thoroughly incorrect interpretation of the literal denotation of "cloud hosting". A real cloud shared hosting system would share the load between autonomous hosts of web servers in a cluster, which are dedicated to attending various shared hosting services (mail, storage space, stats, DNS, databases, website hosting CP, and so on.) So, the file hosting service is simply a sort of a disk storage hosting service, not a cloud shared hosting one. It's not even near.

- Image hosting: akin to file hosting; some companies offer a hosting solution for pictures only. This hosting type is suitable if you wish to share a vast amount of pictures with chums or colleagues since the service is mostly free. You will get a randomly generated link for each and every pic or album and you can subsequently share this link. As with the file storage service, .html and .php files are not supported, so the service cannot be used for websites.

- Email hosting: a solution committed to taking care of your mail addresses. Some distributors offer shared hosting services for web pages, but do not supply an e-mail solution. If you want to launch a mail address with your domain but do not want to run a website, then the e-mail shared hosting solution is what you need. You can open email mailbox accounts and manage them, but there will be no web service for the domain. The e-mail hosting service includes incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP mail servers.

- Video hosting: this service permits you to upload and share video files. You can either share a link to a specific video clip, or you can embed the video file in your web page that is hosted somewhere else. The advantage of utilizing this approach in lieu of uploading the video file in a web hosting account is that the video brings about a certain amount of central processing unit load, so with a bunch of video files and several hundred web page visitors, you may have a hard time with your shared hosting supplies. Embedding the video will permit you to keep as many video clips as you want without hassling about system supplies.

- Shared hosting: this is the service that you require if you want to possess a web site. To a certain degree, it comprises all of the aforementioned hosting variants since, along with your websites, you can also host images and files, you can keep databases and email mailbox accounts, upload video files, and so on. At Virtual Surver you can take a gaze at shared shared hosting and dedicated server solutions that allow you to get all of the abovementioned solutions in one place. There may be limitations based on the sort of shared hosting service that you've picked - a free web hosting account, a paid shared hosting account, a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. Based on that, your shared hosting plan may be better or worse compared to the normal email/file/video/image hosting packages that are purposed for specific content only.

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