Bandwidth in respect to hosting, is the amount of information that can be transferred from the server to a Browser. Hosts usually limit the amount of bandwidth a user has available per month. As an example, if you had a file on your site that was 1mb and you had 1Gb of bandwidth, users could download the file 1000 total times.
What is Disk Space?
Disk Space – the total physical amount of hard drive space a host allows a user to have. This is the amount of storage space a client needs for both web page files, and email accounts.
What is Web Hosting?
Web Hosting or ‘Hosting’ is a service provided by a vendor which offers a physical location for the storage of web pages and files. This physical space on their servers allows web pages to be viewed on the Internet.
When choosing a Web Hosting Company there are many things you need to keep in mind.
Do I have FTP access?
Do I receive E-mail and how many accounts do I get?
How much Disk Space am I allocated?
What is my bandwidth limit?
What happens if I go over my monthly bandwidth limit?
Does my account have a CGI-bin?
What types of support does the host offer?
Are any ads placed on my site?
All these questions should be asked before you choose a Web Host.