Webhosting is the most important element of your website, without webhost you cannot have your website. A webhosting is a service that allows us to make our website accessible to the world through the internet and a Webhost is a company that allows users to store their website files so that they are assessable through the net. There are a lot of webhosting companies today that provide you with paid webhosting and free webhosting’s. Today well will be focusing on free webhosting and its pro’s and con’s as free webhosting is the first choice of all the newbie bloggers as they don’t want to spend much on their blog at the very beginning.
What is Paid Webhosting?
As you all know that you can even get webhosting for free but we are discussing about paid webhosting because we want to let all our blog visitors know the difference among the two. Paid webhosting offers you reliability, daily back-ups and less down-time for your visitors, a webhosting purchased at a good rate will never let your visitors go-away as they will have high speed internet connectivity for their servers which will help your website to load faster. And also having a paid webhosting means that you own all the files on your server. The company may not keep your files with them or delete them without your permission. A paid webhosting also offers many CPanel tools that will help you to rank higher among search engines and also many paid Webhosts provides you with free advertising credits or photo credits. NOTE: CPanel tools and advertising credits differ from host to host. Consult your webhost to know more about what are they providing.
What is Free Webhosting?As the name suggests free webhosting refers to the hosting that is provided without any extra cost, however it is recommended by us that you must not use Free Webhosting because it will simply waste your time. Not all free webhosting servers are of bad quality but most of the free webhosts does not offer anything that seems to be great to us! Free Webhosts will have more Down-times of their servers; they will not provide you will back-up, have slow internet connectivity and more Server Timeout’s. Free webhosting will have limitations on server usage, bandwidth, and FTP logins and on everything that comes to your mind. Moreover all the files on your server in free webhosting are actually not yours and the webhosting company may keep your account as hostage if you overuse their system, However you will be notified many times before they block your account.Free Webhosting are simply of no use, it is just a tactic used by webhosting companies to earn money from your blog by putting advertisements in the footer or header of your website.
Difference between Paid Webhosting and Free Webhosting:
|Paid Webhosts provides up to 99.9% uptime.||Free Webhosts will have too much down-time on their server.|
|Paid Webhosts can have unlimited bandwidth usage plans||Free Webhosts will only provide you with a meager bandwidth which will not be sufficient.|
|Paid Webhosts will have daily backups for your website||Free webhosts may or may not provide daily backups for your website|