I've designed a three page website which is 600MB in content and I am looking for a host. Some host services quote a webspace of, say, 1GB and a bandwidth per month of, say, 10GB. Does that mean that every time someone looks at all three pages, it uses up 600MB of my permitted bandwidth?
My understanding is that whatever download or upload activity on your site it all counts toward your sites bandwidth limit. So just editing the site or visitors looking all adds up. I have a broadband link at home with a 6Gb limit/mth. Even though I am on the web most days, all day I have never reached the limit. You must consider the size of your site elements and optimise their size.
Thanks for your replies. I apologise for not replying earlier - I've been away on holiday. Now I've got some time again, I'll check the figures - the site has only a few photos and the rest is text. I'm completely new to all this, so I had no idea that 6ooMb is a silly figure.
bandwidth is the amount you can transfer so if your site is 6megabytes for example if 2 people go on the site it will use 12mb of your bandwidth, im not sure if all hosts use bandwidth for uploading too..
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