Offshore web hosting refers to the fact that your site gets hosted across some far off place because of some reasons. These reasons can be the low price, better services or enhanced features. Most developed nations are outsourcing web hosting to the less developed or developing countries.
There are indeed two conditions of this type of web hosting. Either the users from developed and advanced nations get the sites hosted in developing nations for low prices or the users from various developing nations get services from hosts in the developed countries to get advanced features, security and reliable services.
Outsourcing the web hosting requirements can be good as long as you include the bases and make certain that you get what you exactly need from the service provider. In case of offshore hosting, it is important to understand the difference in time zones, working environment as well as the local language where you wish to host the site. This helps in preventing the common problems like communication gap, technical issues and reducing the unwanted documentation.