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Which Web Hosting Service Can Transfer my Website with Little to No Downtime?

Transfer a Website with no Downtime

At some point, you may choose to change web hosting services. Whether you want to save money, your website requires more bandwidth, or you simply want to take advantage of advanced features and services, there are a number of smart and practical reasons for making the switch to a different hosting provider.


However, like many, you may be reluctant to switch web hosting services for fear of downtime. Downtime occurs when a website goes offline or becomes unavailable for a period of time as a result of a network or transmission failure. If you are using your website to operate your business, accept payments, drive sales, or build brand awareness, I think you will agree that time is money, and downtime can often wind up being very costly for a website.


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What is web hosting?

Web Hosting Tutorial Series


Video #1: What is Web Hosting?


Click to Watch Web Hosting Video #1: What is web hosting?'


It might appear to the average web surfer that the Internet works all by itself. However, many website owners have come to learn that’s not the case at all. Web hosting is a critical component of how the Internet works today. But what is web hosting, really?


In order for your website to visible and available to the world, it hast to be hosted on a web server. Web hosting is a service provided by thousands of businesses – Internet service providers and/or web hosting companies – worldwide. They set up and maintain entire buildings called datacenters that are full of computer systems called servers.


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What are web servers? Why are they necessary?

Web Hosting Tutorial Series


Video #2: What are web servers? Why are they necessary?


This video tutorial will teach you what a web server is and why they are essential to running your website.


Click to Watch Web Hosting Video #2: What are Web Servers? Why are they Necessary?

Web servers are computers that have been set up by a hosting company, usually in a facility called a datacenter. A web server’s primary purpose is to store the content of websites – HTML web pages, images, style sheets, etc – and then quickly deliver that information to a visitor’s browser when it is requested.


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