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 Cheap Web Hosting

At times you will come across deals that are almost too good to be true - cheap web hosting with...

 Do I have to change my domain if I get a new host?

No. Provided that the domain is registered in your name (as it should be), you can simply update...

 How can I pay for web hosting?

This depends on which host you decide to go with. Most web hosts will accept credit cards, and...

 How Do I Register a Domain Name?

Registering a domain name is very easy. First you will have to make sure that the domain you...

 How do I track how many hits my website gets?

There are a few things that need to be cleared in terms of terminology: Hits - this simply...

 How do I upload my site online?

Uploading your site can be done in many ways, but the most popular is FTP. When your hosting...

 I have a fast internet connection (DSL/cable) - can I just host my own site?

You could, but that's definitely not recommended. First of all, most ISPs have clauses that do...

 My host offers unlimited bandwidth/space/transfer

As we explained on our scams page, it is not possible for a web host to offer 'unlimited'...

 What are PHP, ASP, perl, etc?

These are all programming languages which are referred to by their acronyms. PHP - PHP:...

 What are subdomains?

Consider subdomains as an extension of your domain. For example, your site is www.example.com. A...

 What do I need to do to put Flash on my website?

Flash is a client side feature - it runs on the user's computer, not on your web host. As long as...

 What exactly is space and bandwidth/data transfer?

Diskspace is the size your website can be. Every single letter on your website has to be stored...

 What is a domain name?

A domain is your identity online. It separates you from everyone else - once yours, as long as...

 What is Domain Parking?

Domain parking lets you buy a domain and then have a 'coming soon' page on it. This is not needed...

 What is MySQL, MS SQL, etc?

MySQL and MS SQL are database systems. Depending on what your host provides, you can use a...

 What is PayPal?

Simply put, PayPal lets anyone with an email address send money to anyone else with an email...

 What is the difference between UNIX hosting and Windows hosting?

Depending on which operating system to go with depends on your needs. If you need to support...

 What is uptime?

Uptime is literally what it means - it is the amount of time your site is online throughout the...

 What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is the act of renting space and bandwidth through a company so that you may publish...

 Why would I need a dedicated IP?

For most people, a dedicated IP is not required. But for people that want to provide anonymous...

 Will there be forced advertising on my site - things like banner ads or popup ads?

Not at all. You are paying for webspace that is only yours - no one may put ads on your site...