Selecting a hosting plan is a critical step when you want to start up a website. In prior posts I discussed choosing a domain name and creation of web pages. Now let’s talk a little about hosting: Choosing a hosting plan is a primary step in launching your fledgling web presence.
Once your website has been created, it is time to make it go live on the internet. In order to do so, you will need a hosting plan. A hosting plan is different from a domain name. You own your domain name but you rent a hosting plan. In it’s simplest terms a hosting plan is paying a company to broadcast your website onto the internet. Let’s go over some of the key important factors to consider when choosing a hosting plan: