I have a fast internet connection (DSL/cable) - can I just host my own site?

You could, but that's definitely not recommended. First of all, most ISPs have clauses that do not let you use your internet connection for web hosting - doing so will result in termination of your account. Second of all, think of the headaches it can provide: making sure your system is secure so that no one can hack into it, having your computer on 24/7, and other such problems. Third of all, think of the performance. Most good web hosts use powerful servers with lots of RAM and high performance hard disks. Furthermore, they have multiple internet connections at speeds far higher than what residential DSL or cable service can provide. Lastly there are all the issues of support. If something goes wrong, it will be your job to fix it - you will not have a professional to correct the problem.

  • Email, SSL
  • 21 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Can I upgrade my plan or features later?

You can purchase new or expanded features, or upgrade to a new plan at any time. There are no...

Do you offer password protected directories?

Yes, using our web-based control panel you can easily protect any directory without having to...

Why don't I just go with the cheapest hosting?

A host has to make a profit to continue operating. Some hosts do not properly understand the...

Will I be able to check my emails when I am away from my home/office computer?

Yes, we provide all our customers with their own Webmail access. What this means is that you can...

Is there a minimum time contract/commitment required?

You may choose your terms at sign-up. No contracts are required. You may cancel at anytime, there...

Powered by WHMCompleteSolution