The term reseller hosting mainly a type of webhosting when a person can sell webhosting services to other individuals using the resources (bandwidth, disk space, etc.) allocated to his/her hosting plan. Resellers are usually using WHM (Web Hosting Manager) to manage hosting accounts on the server.
“Reseller hosting” is a fictional concept. It’s always been a marketing term not a technical specification. The term “Reseller” lacks technical specification or specific set up that would distinguish it as a hosting type. But at the same time “Reseller Hosting” is a multi-million dollar industry.
What is Reseller Hosting? The Reseller hosting is where you are given a certain amount of disk space and bandwidth just like regular web hosting. Reseller hosting is a form of web hosting wherein the account owner has the ability to use his/her allotted hard drive space and bandwidth to host websites on behalf of third parties. The reseller purchases the host’s services wholesale and then sells them to customers, possibly for a profit. A certain portion of hard drive and bandwidth is allocated to the reseller account. The reseller may rent a dedicated server from a hosting company, or resell shared hosting services. In the latter case, the reseller is simply given the permission to sell a certain amount of disk space and bandwidth to his own customers without renting a server from a web hosting company he signed for a reseller account with. But instead of only having 1 account for each domain, you have many accounts and each domain name can have their own.
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