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Sams Teach Yourself Internet and Web Basics All in One by T. Michael Clark, Bob Temple, Ned Snell

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About Web Servers

As you've known for a number of chapters, you need space on the hard disk of a Web server to publish your page on the Web.

By now, you probably already know where you intend to publish your page. Nearly all Internet accounts—whether with a regular Internet service provider or with an online service, like AOL—now include a few megabytes of Web server space in the deal (see Figure 30.1). Most folks publish their first Web pages in the space supplied by their Internet providers.

Figure 30.1. Most folks just starting out with Web publishing should use any Web server space that comes free with their Internet or online service account.

Note that Web space suppliers usually make a distinction between personal home pages and commercial ...

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