Each of us has been or is a frequent visitor to the shopping centres that have opened up in our neighbourhood. Each shopping centre has numerous stores inside it, which are leased out to individual owners of various businesses. This is the way how Web Hosting works.
A Hosting Provider assigns space for a client website on a web server; in the same way the shopping centre allots space for the individual businesses in the stores present in it; in order to store files.
A website is a necessity for a company because an online presence helps a business reach out to potential customers. A well developed and informative website which is regularly updated helps in adding credibility to a business. Web Hosting helps a website consisting of files like images, codes, etc; become available for online viewing.
Integrated web servers supplying an expandable and reliable web infrastructure at a reasonable rate.
Rents out an entire dedicated server; thus making it one of the most expensive web hosting options.
A single physical server hosts numerous websites; each alienated from the other (with the help of the software, hypervisor).
If you are planning to use a WordPress site, a WordPress hosting option helps in simplifying the maintenance and updating you have to do for your site.