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Chapter 2: Different Types of Hosting
What’s the Difference Between Web Hosting and a Domain Name?
Most people never really think about where a website is, or even what a website is. I turn on my computer, open a browser, and go to Google or Amazon or Yahoo. But what am I doing when I "visit" a website? If I'm a visitor, where have I gone? And if it is a "site," where is it located? Skip this chapter if… You have used web hosting before and have a good understanding of what a website is and how they work. We can roughly divide websites into three types there is some overlap here — these are not strict categories, but they are helpful for thinking about this :. Collection of documents or pages: This is the original type of website. Every page is a file in a public-facing directory.
Considerations When Choosing a Host for Your Store
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