Category: Hosting

Uploading Files to 1and1


Updated: April 4, 2017

upload filesThere are many occasions when you will need to upload files to your website e.g. Google verification files for Google Webmaster tools.

Traditionally file uploads were done using FTP (File Transfer protocol) which required FTP client software (Filezilla).

However today most hosting providers provide web FTP which lets you upload files from the hosting control panel, and doesn’t require an FTP client. Continue reading

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Review-1and1 (1&1) UK Web Hosting Packages


Updated: March 24, 2017

There are many web hosting reviews online for all of the major hosting providers. Many of them compare the different features offered by the different providers.

This is not the normal web hosting review you find with * (star) ratings comparing different hosts, because I can’t really compare it with other hosts that I don’t use. Continue reading

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Bluehost Review- Web Hosting Packages on Bluehost


Updated: April 7, 2017

bluehost reviewYou’re at the stage of deciding on your hosting provider, and your still not sure so you start looking for some consumer reviews.

This is not the normal hosting review you find with * (star) ratings comparing different hosts, as I can’t really compare it with other hosts that I don’t use.

Bluehost Is a North American based hosting company, but you can use them to host your websites regardless of where you are located. Continue reading

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Understanding Subdomains – Beginners Guide


Updated: January 5, 2017

sub-domain-smallWhen you register a domain name most hosting/domain providers  provide you with free sub domains.

Some (like Bluehost) actually proved unlimited sub domains, but all hosting providers provide enough sub domains for normal use.

Because sub domains are part of the main domain name they don’t need to be registered. Continue reading

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Understanding The Domain Name Structure -Beginners Guide


Updated: January 5, 2017

domain-names-hierarchyBefore you can start choosing, and using domain names it is useful to have an idea of how domains are structured, and what parts of the name are fixed and what parts you can choose yourself.

As an aid to explaining domain names and to help you to understand them we will compare them to something everyone is already familiar with.- your house address. Continue reading

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Website Building Options Explained


Updated: March 24, 2017

Building  a website today is much easier than it was 10 years ago. However  it can also be more confusing for anyone just starting out to know where to start as the number of building options has increased.

The different building methods evolved to make it easier for professional designers and novices to build their sites, and we begin with a brief overview of the history of web development Continue reading

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Choosing and Registering a Website Domain Name


Updated: April 1, 2017

choose-domain-nameChoosing a website address or domain name is one of the first steps in establishing a web presence.

Your website address/domain name identifies your website on the Internet and looks something like this www.mywebsite.com.

In addition your domain name will also be used for your email addresses, which take the form: email@mywebsite.com. Continue reading

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Understanding Website Hosting Options


Updated: March 24, 2017

Choosing a Hosting Provider

web-hostingThere are many different hosting packages and plans available from many hosting providers, which can make choosing one extremely confusing for anyone looking to host a small business,hobby or personal site.

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