What is website hosting and why do you need it?

Some of our clients are unfamiliar with the terms “host” and “server”. We’ve written this article to help explain that.


The Internet is, essentially, a series of computers connected via wires or satellite. Just like calling someone on your phone connects you directly to them, visiting a website on the Internet is connecting to a computer somewhere and viewing the files stored on that computer.

Computers that existing solely to show websites to people are called web-servers. The companies that create and manage these are called hosts. Our company is a host and we provide this server to clients whose website’s we’ve built or marketing we’re managing.

Spencer Hill
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