What is shared hosting?

All cheap hosting plans that you purchase from a company are shared hosting plans.

A shared hosting plan means that you have purchased/leased webspace and resources from a server that is also offering webspace and resources to other non-related clients.

Shared hosting is the cheapest way to get web space and email facilities. Server maintenance and function is the responsibility of the web host.

Alternatives to shared hosting include VPS hosting and Dedicated Server hosting.

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