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  • Web Hosting Service Provider - Web Hosting Provider
    Do you need a web hosting service provider? Yes you do if you are an individual who is interested in starting your own business or running a website online.
  • Web Hosting - The Basics
    You should know and understand the basics of web hosting, when you look into creating your own website for the purpose of consumers and readers to visit
  • Money Saving Options - Webhosting
    Webhosting Money Saving Options with the different website hosting services
  • Web Hosting Options - Free vs Paid
    Free vs Paid Web Hosting Options. Everyone likes to get something for free. Free isn't always good when it comes to website hosting services
  • Domain Names
    All About Domain Names - Domain Names What's in a name? In the case of your web site the answer is: quite a lot. A domain name is the designator for your site.
  • Is a Dedicated Server Worth What You Pay?
    Is a Dedicated Server Worth What You Pay? The decision of whether or not to pay for a dedicated server, is what many web site owners are faced with.
  • Changing Webhost
    When changing your web hosting. Nearly everyone will want to change to a new webhost at some point.
  • Website Hosting - Do It Yourself Administration
    Do It Yourself Administration. The choice of whether or not to try to administer your own web site brings with it a host, pun intended, of issues.
  • Redundancy and Failover
    Redundancy and Failover these fancy words name very common sense concepts. When one computer (or part) fails, switch to another. Doing that seamlessly and quickly versus slowly with disruption defines one difference between good hosting and bad.
  • Unix vs Windows-Based Hosting
    Unix vs Windows-Based Hosting. Whether a Unix-based site (usually Linux these days) is easier to administer than Windows based depends on your current skill set and the type of tools and level of access the web hosting company provides.
  • Bandwidth and Server Load
    Bandwidth and Server Load. Two key performance metrics will impact every web site owner sooner or later: bandwidth and server load.
  • Databases
    A database is a collection of organized data, stored in files that have a specific structure. It's that organization and structure that allows for easy and rapid storage and retrieval.
  • Domain Name Changes
    Domain Name Changes. When you choose to change your domain name, there are actually two separate steps involved: releasing the old name, and adopting the new one.
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol
    FTP and Other File Transfer Tools. FTP, which is an acronym for File Transfer Protocol. FTP is one of the earliest challenges that novice web site owners encounter
  • Sharing A Server
    Sharing A Server. The first consideration is availability. Shared servers get re-booted more often than stand alone systems. That can happen for multiple reasons.
  • Domain Sharing with Website Hosts
    Domain Sharing with Website Hosts, The Pros and Cons
  • Why Backups Are Essential
    Why Backups Are Essential. The one thing that you should never let slide are backups. They are like insurance. You rarely need it (you hope), but when you do you need it very badly.
  • Changing Web Hosts
    At some point, nearly everyone finds it necessary to change web hosts. It may be just a migration to another server, or it may be changing web hosting companies entirely.
  • DNS - Domain Name System
    DNS - Domain Name System The way computers communicate is, in a way, very similar to something very familiar: the postal system that delivers letters and packages. Here's how...
  • Email Issues
    Email Issues - When you build a web site, you often provide a means for users to communicate with you. One of the most common 'add-ons' to a web site is the addition of some kind of email access.
  • Managing Disk Space
    Managing Disk Space. Few things are less exciting than managing the disk space that always seems to be in too short a supply. But few things are more important to the health and well being of your site.
  • The Internet and How It Works
    The Internet and How It Works In one sense, detailing the statement in the title would require at least a book. In another sense, it can't be fully explained at all, since there's no central authority that designs or implements the highly distributed entity called The Internet.