BANDWIDTH VERSUS WEB SPACE FOR WEBSITES

WEBSPACE AND BANDWIDTH FOR WEBSITE - SPICE TECHNOLOGIES

When considering host a web application or website, bandwidth and webspace should be of much concern as they consist the key factor to your web performance

What is Diskspace or Webspace?

Disk Space or webspace is the amount of space or storage capacity that is allocated to website owners by the web hosting companies. Consider your webspace as an apartment online, space, and storage capacity offered by your host is what is used to store the total quantity of all text files, images, scripts, databases, emails, and other files related to your website.

The space required depends very much on the type of website you want to create.

A simple blog and personal website consist of postings, pictures, and an occasional video. So, most of the time, you will not need a lot of space, except in case where you will post more video content to your website.


A portfolio, agency, app or business website with dynamic content will also include images, videos, audio and scripts. This means you will need more space, especially when working with content marketing.


A WordPress-based web store (WooCommerce) will contain dozens of product pages with many high-quality pictures. You will therefore quickly need more space.


A website with a lot of multimedia content, like a website about music, video or gaming, will require even more webspace.


A portfolio, agency, app or business website with dynamic content will also include images, videos, audio and scripts. This means you will need more space, especially when working with content marketing.


A WordPress-based web store (WooCommerce) will contain dozens of product pages with many high-quality pictures. You will therefore quickly need more space.

Now, how does this affect a website or web application?

If you are looking at building an application with many extensions and file uploads (images, video, etc.), or even a corporate website or an e-commerce shop, always consider keeping at least 20% of your space empty for efficiency.

Most web applications scale up with time, your email box content increases, your updates and backup piles up to consume space on the long run and this can affect your website and other dependencies from function properly

What is Bandwidth and how does it affect your website?


Bandwidth refers to the rate at which data can be transferred between a website and computers connected to it within a specific time. Bandwidth determines the speed of your website. Each time a visitor accesses a website and views the content, bandwidth is used. It is the summary of the data exchanged with the server due to actions of website users and visitors.

The higher the bandwidth, the faster your website speed.

Bandwidths and website traffic

A 10GB bandwidth website, for instance, will typically be faster than a 3GB bandwidth website. Higher bandwidths allow website owners to have more dynamic features and content on their websites which can be more appealing to your visitor.
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So in a nutshell, When considering a hosting plan for your website it is needful to consider the website features, functionalities, expected traffic, and lots more. Web maintenance is also necessary to keep track of changes and better web functionality. Get in touch with our webmasters for more

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