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Aspects (features) of a hosting plan

Web hosting is a service that allows organizations and individuals to publish a website or web page on the Internet.

Some of the basic features of a hosting plan include

Disk Capacity
All hosting plans offer a certain amount of disk space that you can use to store your web files. It is recommended that you have some sort of estimate of what you need for various tasks. How much space will you need for your emails, web files, databases, etc.? By breaking down your usage, you can better estimate how much space you should choose.

Email is a common hosting feature, especially if you host a domain. There are three main types of email accounts: POP3, forwarding and aliases.

POP3 accounts are traditional inboxes. You have space on the server to store your emails and, at the same time, you can use an email program to download them. Normally, each username and password combination equals one account.

Mail account forwarding is useful if you hire another company to filter your mail for you. Instead of storing your mails on their mail server, the mails are redirected to another mail address.

The alias account is similar to mail forwarding. Some providers allow you to set up a “catch-all” alias, which is often used to collect emails sent to addresses not recognized by your mail server.

FTP access
After creating your web pages on your computer, you need to transfer those files to your web server. Transferring the files to the server is done via FTP.