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Placing the files that make up a web site onto space on a Web Server, and configuring the Web Server to deliver those files to a browser if they are requested. The form of hosting needed will depend upon the sort of files used and the technologies involved in processing them. Hosting normally falls into two camps, Windows based and Linux based, and of the two the majority of hosts are Linux based due to it's superior stability, flexability and security (We use Linux hosts so we are biased). Once a web site is hosted on a Web Server, it will be available over the internet by pointing your browser at the address of the web site, which will be the IP address of the Web Server followed by the location of the files upon that server.

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