File Transfer Protocol (FTP) This is the process of transferring files to a web site’s server. For example: If John Doe were to create his web site on his local computer at home, he would need a way to get that web site to the actual server that hosts his site so that the public can see it. There are many programs he can use to do this. » Read more about: FTP »[Continue reading]
Email forwarding is the operation of redirecting email from one email address to another email address. Email forwarding can also redirect mail going to one address and send it to one or several other addresses. Vice versa, email items going to several different addresses can converge via forwarding to end up in a single address in-box. » Read more about: Email Forwarding »[Continue reading]
Currently when you register a domain, you need to provide your mailing address, phone number,e-mail address ect. and this is publicly available through the “WHOIS” directories. Domain Privacy keeps the registrant’s contact information confidential from the Whois directory online. This service prevents spammers, direct marketers, identity thieves, or other attackers from stealing your personal information. » Read more about: Domain privacy »[Continue reading]
What is a Domain Name?
A domain name or domain is a user friendly label which identifies an Internet site. For example, findbestwebhosting.com is a domain name. Domain Names always have 2 or more parts, separated by dots. The part on the left is the most specific, and the part on the right is the most general. The right-most label in a domain name after dot is referred to as its “top–level domain” (TLD). » Read more about: Domain Name »[Continue reading]
Name server, also called a host, is the server that will hold a list of all the IP addresses within its network. A name server is similar to a phone book. It is a directory that tells the Internet where to find your web site and where to deliver your email ect. In other words, it is a computer that has both the software and the data needed to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers. » Read more about: Name Server »[Continue reading]
Microsoft Office Access, popularly known as Access database, is a database management system that lets you create a database and then store data. (Little more technical.. it is a relational database management system). Comes with a nice user interface to create tables(to store data) and views(to combine data among different tables and then view it).
You can import data from Excel, tab-delimeted text files, Outlook, HTML and from other database systems, to name a few. » Read more about: Access Database »[Continue reading]
Bandwidth is the amount of data transferred to or from your website or server in a given time. In other words bandwidth is the amount of web traffic a site can facilitate. Suppose your website is hosted on a 2GB/month hosting account and your site contains a 2MB picture. Each time a visitor see that image, you are using 2MB from your bandwidth and 1000 visitors can view that picture before you exceed the 2,000MB (2GB) limit. » Read more about: Bandwidth »[Continue reading]
IP address is a unique number consisting of 4 parts separated by dots, e.g. 188.8.131.52. Every domain name has an IP address assigned to it. Some hosting provides one single IP address to hundreds of websites sharing one server.
A dedicated IP is a unique Internet address dedicated exclusively to a single hosting account. If you have a business oriented website and you need to install SSL certificate for your website then will need a dedicated IP address for your site. » Read more about: Dedicated IP »[Continue reading]