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Disk Space

All Web sites need somewhere to store their files. If you are creating a single Web page, or a large, multi-page Web site, we have a package with the right amount of web space for your need. Our hosting packages provide increasing amounts of web space.

How much web space do I need?

When deciding how much server storage you need you can think about what you are planning to do with the website. For example, the basic HTML pages are very small and require very little space. Graphics which are optimized for the web are typically larger than HTML files, but are still relatively small. These are usually GIF or JPG files. Images from digital cameras can be quite large. If you are planning to create a photo album or store photographs, you'll want to choose an upgraded package with more space. If you are looking to have audio and music, these files can be large as well. Video files will take up the most room on your website.

How big are my files?

Small buttons and icons, when compressed for the web can range from 5-10 KB. These are often saved as GIF files. HTML file on averages are about 5-50KB. Audio and video files will often be quite large. They can average between 500 KB to 3 GB. PDF files, Word processor files, and other popular formats range based on their content, but appear to average between 100 KB and 5 MB.

Different Hosting Plans have different limitations on size of individual files. File Size Limits restrict the size of individual files. Keep this in mind when choosing a hosting package.

What is the difference between Bytes, Kilobytes (KB), Megabytes (MB), and Gigabytes (GB)?

  • 1000 bytes is approximately 1 KB1
  • 1000 KB is approximately 1 MB1
  • 1000 MB is approximately 1 GB1

Free*
Want a website but don't want to pay for hosting? Then this is the right hosting package for you.
  • Ads on your site
  • 50 MB disk space
*With purchase of a domain, prices start at $17.95
Starter Hosting
Perfect for sharing photos, having a family website or promoting your business.
  • No ads on your site
  • 1 GB disk space
  • FTP for fast, easy file upload
Personal Hosting
Best hosting value with space to grow. Provides the most functionality and flexibility for your needs.
  • No ads on your site
  • 5 GB disk space
  • CGI Access: Perl, PHP, MySQL, FTP
  • WordPress 2 blog

Note: File Size Limits restrict the size of individual files. Keep this in mind when choosing a hosting package.


1 Actually it's 1024, not 1000 -- but we're keeping it simple here.