FAQ - Hosting Pakistan

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WHAT EXACTLY IS WEB HOSTING?

When using a web hosting service, you get access to webspace on the internet which allows you to start building, publishing, and maintaining your own website.</p> <p>Your web hosting provider gives you the resources necessary in order for people, customers or friends to be able to connect to your website (the host and the name of your domain).

ARE THERE DIFFERENT TYPES OF WEB HOSTING SERVICES?

Yes. In general, a very broad range of web hosting products is available to everyone who is interested in starting their own web presence. Most web hosting services are tailored to the needs of the mass market (free web-hosting, shared web hosting, reseller web hosting), meanwhile others target a very specific, more professional audience (dedicated hosting services, managed hosting services, cloud hosting services).

CAN I USE WORDPRESS OR OTHER APPS IN COMBINATION WITH A hostspak WEB HOSTING PACKAGE?

Yes. In order to manage the content of your new website, our hosting packages give you the opportunity to use a variety of relevant apps, such as WorPress, Joomla!, Drupal or Typo3. With just a few clicks, your new web hosting service comes to life.

WHAT IS A WEB HOST?

The term “web host” (or “web hosting service provider”), refers to a local or international business which provides the technologies and support services that are necessary in order for a website to be accessible through the internet. For private users, freelancers or small enterprises that do not have access to their own webserver, web hosting providers usually offer cheap solutions to start a new web presence.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT WHICH WEB HOSTING SERVICE BEST SUITS MY NEEDS?

In order to identify the right web hosting service and provider, users usually evaluate competing offers along some of the following dimensions:<br /> 1- User satisfaction<br /> 2- Service- and support quality<br /> 3- Server locations<br /> 4- Uptime<br /> 5- Backup-services<br /> 6- Database options<br /> 7- Security features (e.g. anti-spam, anti-malware, anti-DDOS)<br /> 8- Choice of operating systems<br /> 9- Pricing<br /> 10- Money-back guarantee<br /> 11- Payment options (e.g. month-to-month vs. annual)<br /> 12- E-commerce options<br /> 13- Eco-friendliness