Most web hosts like to include promises of “Unlimited Web Hosting” in their deals and plans, but what do those words mean? What sort of alarm bells should they ring?
Most web hosting site reveals their definitions of “unlimited in the terms and conditions (TOS) of their sites. For some, this might mean hundreds or thousands of gigabytes, which admittedly, is more than most sites will ever require (although this is certainly a limit). Other hosting providers take special care to mention that this disk space can only be used to host the website, and cannot be used as an offsite backup service.
Other wordpress hosting sites that utilize this ploy might use it to avoid specifying limits on bandwidth or disk space – which means they might be charging you without obligating for any set amount of space or bandwidth. Of course, these are the sites that cunningly … Read More