The monthly traffic feature, that’s at times also referred to as bandwidth or information transfer, refers to the full volume of information that can be uploaded to your website hosting account and downloaded from it each month. The site traffic is produced mainly by web site visits - each time somebody loads your website, the web pages they view are downloaded from the website hosting server to his or her computer or mobile device and they're shown by the internet browser. What counts for the web site traffic produced is the size of these web pages, therefore the more visitors you have for some period of time, the more website traffic will be generated. In addition to the website visits, file uploads will also be counted towards the entire monthly transfer which means that if you upload web site content as well as other files with a file manager or an FTP application, they will also generate some website traffic. The counter resets on the very first day of every month and it's not related to the date you've signed up and the date you've renewed your hosting plan.