What is Website Hosting?

In the Webster’s dictionary one of the definitions of host is:

” a country or area that provides place and services for a competition or event [the city will be host to the Olympics].”

In the world of the internet a Website Host is  “the activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites”.

Websites consist of pages and pictures and these are stored on a computer which is part of an INTER-connected NETwork of computers.  Every website needs a Host – a space for the pages and pictures to reside.

At Artisan Websites we use a very reliable hosting company to look after our clients’ websites. We offer free hosting for one year with all our website design packages.

If you are interested in just using our hosting service please visit www.artisanhosting.co.uk where you can purchase web hosting and manage it through a control panel.

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