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Web Hosting Companies that Offer Unlimited Disk Space & Bandwidth

 

“Unlimited.” When shopping for a shared web hosting service, it’s a popular word used frequently to describe a company’s selling points — in particular, “unlimited disk space and bandwidth.” In light of today’s web sites becoming more sophisticated, increasingly more and more businesses and individuals are turning to web hosting companies that provide unlimited disk space and bandwidth.

 

But what does “unlimited” really mean? Can a web hosting provider truly provide “unlimited” resources? And do you really need it? Let’s take a look at some key points, as well as a few recommended web hosting providers, to consider when shopping for unlimited disk space and bandwidth:

 

What does disk space and bandwidth have to do with my website?
Every website is made up of files. These files may be a collection of HTML pages, images, videos, audio, and databases. They can also contain email accounts, access logs, and installed programs or scripts. “Bandwidth” and “disk space” are terms that relate to how these files are stored and how your users access these files.

 

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How much disk space and bandwidth do I need for my website?

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Video #6: How much disk space and bandwidth do I need for my website?

 

This video tutorial can help you determine how much disk space and bandwidth you will need to host and support your website.

 

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Perhaps you are already familiar with what the term disk space means. Similar to how it relates to the amount you can store on your personal computer, it is the amount of server disk space a hosting company allots to you to host your website. You can use this space to upload and store the content of your site – HTML pages, images and graphics, video and audio clips, databases, etc.

 

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Why shouldn’t I go for that unlimited plan? Beware overselling.

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Video #7: Read the contract when considering an unlimited hosting plan

 

You can never be too careful when shopping online. When searching for the perfect web hosting provider, take the time to look closely at every detail including the terms of service before agreeing to any account. Precaution will land you an honest and reliable company with reasonable limits.

 

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The Internet is full of web hosting providers that have pieced together enticing offers that truly seem too good to be true. What you need to realize is these companies are masterminds for putting together plans that are irresistible on the surface, but end up being nothing more than a marketing ploy to trick customers.

 

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