Application based classification of webhosting plans
Apart from the different webhosting plans based on the costs and the features, such plans can also be categorized on the basis of applications which are supported by them. Different webhosting providers provide different services such as text blogs, video blogs and application specific hosting etc. These days there are such softwares which are available that can be used to set up your content in a matter of minutes. Wordpress is one such popular free blogging software which you can use to create your own blog and add any content to that.
Using guild hosting plans, players of popular computer video games can communicate quite easily and they don't need to use the game server for that. Such plans can be used to set up gaming communities on the internet. Further, such forums can be set up where users can discuss various issues. You can even provide different levels of access to different users which can be administrative, for a guest or for active users. These plans can help you to even organize tournaments of your favorite game among various users.
One of the most popular hosting plans people chooose these days is the blog hosting. Users can set up their own blogging websites. The content of such websites can be restricted to certain topics or it can be general content. You can get any number of softwares which support this, which can be either paid or free. The two most popular softwares which are being used these days are Drupal and Wordpress. Many hosting providers would inform you whether they support these softwares or not. However, Wordpress is generally supported by most of them.
You can even control the type of comments which can be posted on your blogging website. You would have the administrative control whether to reject comments by different users which you feel are not appropriate and might offend other people. The comments can be arranged in any manner which suits you. The most preferred technology for creation of such softwares is PHP. Depending on the version of PHP, you can get a wide variety of features.
Including images on your website might not be too straightforward due to various issues. Thus, you need to have such plans which support images or videos. Google Picasa is one such popular platform where you can upload images for free and share them over the internet with your friends or relatives. Using YouTube you can upload your videos. In fact, YouTube has become a very popular video search engine where you can find your favorite videos, watch episodes of serials, view trailers of new movies etc. Moreover, it has become a popular advertising portal for many companies and individuals.
There are many application service providers who can provide you certain proprietary services. A leading example of this field is PayPal using which you can buy your favorite products online and that too, without any hassle. It has become a popular platform for transfer of money across different nations as various laws can restrict you from such transfers.