Web hosting service

service for hosting websites

A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service. It allows people and companies to make their website available on the World Wide Web. Web hosts are companies which provide space on a server which is owned or leased for use by clients. These clients store their Web site on the server. The server feeds the web pages to the Internet.

Wikia, for example, is a hosting service. Many web hosting companies also provide other services including file hosting service.