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Web hosting is like internet real estate. If you want to build a house, you need a place to build it and roads wide enough to handle the traffic to get to it. Similarly, if you want to build a website, you need server space to store your files and bandwidth to access your site. Here are some terms you might find helpful in understanding web host.
All of the images and files for your website are stored on computers called servers. These servers run 24 hours a day to allow your web site to be accessed any time of the day or night from all over the world.
Every account comes with its own control panel that is filled with tools for managing your site. You can add counters, password protect directories, check your site statistics, add or remove email addresses, forward email, set up auto responders, and more! Click here for a screenshot of the online.
Whenever you access a web page, send an email, download a file, etc. you are transferring data, also referred to as using bandwidth. High traffic websites may require large amounts of bandwidth while websites with few visitors tend to use less. Through your control panel you can track how much of your available bandwidth you are using and how much is free.