So what is web hosting anyway?
If you read my post on how to create a website, you know that I highly recommend using WordPress to build out your little nook on the web. To use WordPress, however, you need a web host. (There is a version of WordPress that is hosted by the company behind WordPress, but this offers less flexibility, so I don’t recommend it)
A web hosting service basically stores your website and makes it accessible through the Internet. They do this by keeping your website on a special type of computer called a server which is always online. Read more