Basic Features Of Windows Hosting

Saturday, 16 February 2013 | Posted by Bhavna Benival

Windows hosting is becoming popular now days. Any one in need of the website will go for windows hosting. Many web hosts are available today on internet. But before going to any conclusion, you should make sure that web hosting company you have chosen is the best for you. There are some factors that you must understand before finalizing any of the web company.

Disk space is the term which you should know, that what is it and how to implement while choosing the windows hosting company. Every hosting company will provide you some amount of disk space according to your requirement where you can upload files. Files can be of any type such as audio, video or any image file of any format. Usage of the disk space varies from host to host. So you should decide in advance that how much of disk space will be enough for you. While making this decision just have a look on the type of website you require. If you are in online business for the first time then you should not waste much amount in acquiring disk space. But on the other hand if you are in a serious business and require a professional website, then you will have to take large amount of disk space because you will update the website and add files daily.

A rough estimate of the disk space should be made. Disk space is used in email, database files and web files that you will upload on the web site. But while making rough estimate of the disk space you should know that what all files will be uploaded in your web site. If you are counting email in your disk space then you must take a little more amount of disk space. By doing so you will not have to delete the old mails and in case you need any old information you can get it easily. In order to stop the overflow, you should limit the usage of the email account.

Email accounts are also one of the common features of the windows hosting. Some of the service providers give the control of email setting to the clients, while some of them do the setting by themselves. Email settings include size of the email account and restriction of the incoming and outgoing emails. There are normally four types of email accounts.

POP3 is the first type of the email service. This is a traditional inbox type. You are provided with space over the internet to store your mails. Whenever you will login, username and password will be asked to you. Both of these username and password constitute together to make a single account.

Forwarding mail is the service that allows you to send or forward the mails.

Alias is the name through which you can be able to identify different accounts of email. If you want to know the status of the email then remember it depends on the factor that to whom the mail is being sent.

Last type of the email account is Auto responders. This type of email is important if you have to send any prepared information.

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