What is a Blog Host?

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What is a Blog Host?


A blog host is the company that provides the space on their servers and equipment to store your blog. Typically, a fee is required to store your blog on a blog host's server. Blogging hosts can provide a variety of ancillary services, and some blog hosts provide blogging software as well.

When you start a new blog, you'll need to decide if you want to choose a blogging software that allows you to host your blog on that software provider's server for free (or for a fee), or if you'd like to choose a separate, third party host.

Popular blog hosts include GatorHost, BlueHost, GoDaddy and 1and1.