What is web hosting?
Web hosting is the process of placing files on a computer, which is connected to the internet in order to make them visible on the world-wide-web. Web hosting is basically the process of displaying files on the internet and is the backbone of the internet. Without web hosting, the internet would not exist. There are various types of web hosting, all with many varying costs and features. Most clients who need hosting services, however, need basic services, which are highlighted on this site.
How do I pick the right web hosting plan?
Before choosing the right web hosting service for your needs, you first need to determine the resources your site needs. How much storage space, bandwidth, database requirements and scripting features your site will require. For the vast majority of web site owners, the plans offered on this site will more than handle your requirements and at prices that can't be beat.
I've decided on the web hosting plan, what's next?
When you choose the right web hosting service, you then need to sign-up for the hosting service at the particular web hosting company. This is usually a very quick and easy process, which involves submitting contact information, entering your domain name you want to use and submitting credit card information, in order to pay for the service provided. After this has been submitted, you should receive an e-mail with your new hosting account information and details on how to login to your account and beging publishing your web site.|
What is a domain name?
A domain name is your web identity and address on the internet. It's basically how other potential customers will located your web site. The most popular domain name is the ".com", but there are many other extensions available if your ".com" happens to already be registered by someone else. Luckily, domain names are very inexpensive and easy to register in your name. To register a domain name, you complete a small information form and pay a very reasonable yearly service fee. As a matter of fact, most plans offered on this site actually pay for your domain name yearly service fee. When deciding on a domain name, you should choose one that's easy to remember, pronounce and spelled correctly.