2. Table of Contents
How to Host a Website?
Why Does a Website Need to be
What Is Web Hosting?
The Various Types of Web Hosting
Shared Hosting and Dedicated
Managed VPS Hosting and Self-
Managed VPS Hosting
Reseller Hosting and
What Is Windows Hosting?
Windows Hosting Plans of
3. The aim of this PPT is to provide information that makes it easier to understand the slight distinction
between web hosting and Windows hosting. Information related to hosting, in general, shall also be
provided, to enable an all-encompassing understanding of hosting.
4. Every website that we browse,is hosted on the web server of a certain web hosting company or web
host.This is made possible through web hosting plans.These plans are provided by web hosting
companies and are availed by website owners that want their websites to be seamlessly accessible over
the Internet. Every web hosting plan offers server space wherein the files of a hosted website are
stored and processed. It is from the web server that these files are accessed by various browsers and
the hosted site is made accessible to website visitors.
In short, in order to render a website accessible to site visitors, it needs to be hosted on a web server
of a web hosting company, which is made possible through the purchase of web hosting plans.
How to Host a Website?
5. Websites need to avail the service of hosting in order to remain available online to website visitors.
The service of hosting which is provided by web hosting service providers, provides a platform (web
server) for the storage, processing and convenient retrieval of the files of the hosted site.This is
necessary for a website to become accessible online and for it to remain accessible to site visitors
over the Internet. In the absence of hosting services, the browsers won’t have a place to retrieve the
files of websites from, in order to deliver these to the Internet-connected devices of the site visitors.
Hence, for a website to remain available over the Internet, it needs to be hosted on a web server.
Why Does a Website Need to be Hosted?
6. Web hosting is the service that ensures the online availability of websites for site visitors to visit these
sites over an active Internet connection.All the technologies and the services that are needed to keep
websites up and running are part of web hosting.The service of web hosting can be availed through
various web hosting plans, which cater to different web hosting requirements of different types of
websites. Every web hosting plan offers web server space and a bunch of web hosting features.
Web hosting is provided by web hosting companies and is availed by website owners through a range
of web hosting solutions.
What Is Web Hosting?
7. Web hosting is offered in the form of various web hosting solutions. Every solution is meant to cater to the
specific hosting requirements of a specific type of a website.The main types of web hosting solutions
are as follows –
Shared Web Hosting
Dedicated Web Hosting
VPS Hosting in the forms of ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-ManagedVPS Hosting
TheVariousTypes of Web Hosting Solutions
9. Shared Hosting – In Shared Hosting a single web server stores and processes the files of multiple
websites. Hence, it offers shared server resources, shared server space and a shared IP address to all
the sites that are hosted on the same web server. Due to the shared server aspect, server
customization is not possible in it.At the same time, this aspect makes it the most economical web
Dedicated Hosting – In Dedicated Hosting, a single web server stores and processes the files of a
single website. Hence, it offers not only dedicated server resources, dedicated server space and a
dedicated IP address to the single site that is hosted on the server but also the facility to customize
the server. Server customization, enhanced site speed, augmented site security and peak site
performance are some of the benefits of using Dedicated Hosting plans.
Shared Hosting and Dedicated Hosting
10. VPS Hosting, which usesVirtual Private Servers (VPS) as web servers to deliver the environment of a
dedicated server on a shared web server, is of two types – ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-managedVPS
Hosting.VPS Hosting usesVirtualization Technology to ensure the availability of server customization,
dedicated server resources, dedicated server space and a dedicated IP address to each of the multiple
sites that is hosted on the same physical web server.
ManagedVPS Hosting – In it, the service provider manages, maintains and keeps updated and secure
the server. It ensures the convenience of the user of theVPS with regard to server management.
Self-managedVPS – In it, the user manages, maintains and keeps updated and secure the server,
without any involvement of the service provider. It offers the user full control over his/her server’s
ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-
11. Reseller Hosting – This type of hosting service is for those that want to become the resellers of web
hosting business. By purchasing a Reseller Hosting plan, a reseller can quickly, easily and at the least
financial risk, become a service provider of web hosting, without having to incur significant capital
expenditure.A reseller purchases web hosting services from a web hosting company and sells those to
his/her customers at profitable prices.
WordPress Hosting – WordPress Hosting is meant for WordPress websites and is equipped with
features to cater specifically to the hosting requirements of WordPress sites, especially with regard to
such sites’ security and performance related requirements.
Reseller Hosting and WordPress Hosting
12. Any web hosting service that uses Windows Operating System (OS) is referred to as Windows
Hosting.Web hosting plans can be availed as either Windows hosting or as Linux hosting, based on the
For every type of aforementioned web hosting solution, professional service providers usually do
provide Windows Hosting plans. For example, a Windows Shared Hosting plan is a Shared Hosting plan,
wherein the OS is Windows. Similarly, other Windows hosting plans can be referred to as Windows
Dedicated Hosting plans,Windows Reseller Hosting plans,Windows ManagedVPS Hosting plans and
Windows Self-managedVPS Hosting plans.
What Is Windows Hosting?
13. Web hosting is an umbrella term and Windows hosting is a part of it.There are various web hosting
solutions (Shared Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, Reseller Hosting,VPS Hosting, etc.). Each of these web
hosting solutions can be availed as plans forWindows hosting, wherein the OS is Windows.
14. HTS Hosting is a top-grade data centre and is a globally renowned brand for delivering top-tier web
hosting services through its website hosting plans forWindows and Linux.As the best Windows
Hosting Company as well as the Best Web Hosting Company, HTS Hosting offers a range of
highly affordable hosting plans, which are full of features and deliver 99.95% uptime, effective security,
powerful site performance and the fastest page loading speed.
15. As of March, 2022, HTS Hosting offers the followingWindows Hosting solutions at heavily discounted prices
Windows Shared Hosting (Basic,Advance, Business, Professional).
Windows Dedicated Hosting (Basic,Advance, Business, Professional).
Windows Reseller Hosting (Starter, Grow, Expand, Enterprise).
Windows ManagedVPS Hosting (Baby, Basic,Advance, Business, Professional).
Windows Self-managedVPS Hosting (Baby, Basic,Advance, Business, Professional).
HTS Hosting also offers affordably-priced plans (Baby, Basic,Advance, Business, Professional) for availing its
powerfully configured Windows dedicated servers.
Windows Hosting Plans of HTS Hosting
16. Windows hosting is a part of all the web hosting services that uses the Windows OS and as such its
solutions can be availed for every type of web hosting service.
HTS Hosting offers a range of budget-friendly and feature-rich Windows hosting plans for each type of
web hosting service.