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How to Host a Website – A Complete Guide for Beginners

Friday, September 1st, 2017 by HostGator India

Let’s learn how to host a website on your own if you are a newbie.

The first thing to consider when starting your website is to choose a web hosting provider (if you already have a web domain1). The web hosting provider provides the web space (i.e. special computers called web servers) where your website files are stored, as well as the technologies and services needed for your website to be viewed on the Internet.

Add-on services provided by a web hosting provider typically include data backup, firewall protection, technical support, email services, domain name registration, website building tools and applications.