Whenever you visit a website, what you see on your web browser is an array of files that are provided to for your viewing pleasure instantly. These files are populated to your screen by a web hosting company. In order to have a web site on the internet, you must have a web hosting account from a company.
If your business needs a web presence you will find yourself faced with a choice of whether to choose a shared hosting option or a dedicated hosting one.
Other terms for shared hosting are virtual or mass hosting, however, the term “shared hosting” is by far the most common. It refers to a hosting service which is shared with other websites.