It is a service which allows the customers’ websites to be accommodated in the servers connected to the internet throughout the day. Servers are large computers with array of hard drives. That means they have considerable space. That space is rented out to customers. Every server has a unique Internet Protocol Address. The space rented out also has uniques addresses, which form the website address of the customer.
Web hosting authorizes any one with an internet connection and computer to own a space in the cyberspace. Once the website is offered, the customer can place his documents, data, bulletins etc which can be accessed by the public with their web browser. Email server takes care of sending and receiving mails. The web hosting servers require money for setting up, configuring and maintaining. Obviously they charge a fee from the customers on monthly or yearly basis for their service.