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Web Hosting: How many email accounts do I need?

That’s really up to you; it depends on how many people you think will be using email on your hosting account. We allow you to create an unlimited number of email accounts on pretty much any hosting plan. Keep in mind, though, that the mail you send and receive will […]

Web Hosting: What is FTP? Why do I need it?

FTP – File Transfer Protocol – is one way for you to transfer files to and from your hosting account. Unlike HTTP, which is meant for accessing websites, FTP is designed to transfer files. Because of this, using an FTP client to transfer files can be faster and more reliable […]

Web Hosting: What is a MySQL database?

A MySQL database, like all other types of databases, is used to keep track of a website or software’s data. The technical term for MySQL is a relational database management system, or RDBMS. MySQL is a software program that runs at all times on a server and gives other programs […]

Web Hosting: What are PHP, Perl, Python, and Ruby on Rails?

Those are all web programming languages, also known as scripting languages. PHP is the most commonly used and available for web hosting, followed by Perl (which is what’s used most of the time when you see the phrase CGI or cgi-bin). What language is used to code web software doesn’t […]

Web Hosting: What is an SSL/TLS certificate?

Whenever you or your visitors access a website through a secure, encrypted connection, that connection is typically made using something known as SSL. If you make a secure connection in your web browser, you’ll probably see the address bar light up or some sort of padlock appear. You should also […]

Web Hosting: What is an IP address? Do I need a Dedicated IP?

Every server in the world that has access to the Internet has at least one IP address — to a computer, this is like a phone number. An example of an IP address is 74.125.45.100. When you sign up for a hosting account, we assign your account a specific IP address […]

Web Hosting: How do I decide what to choose for a domain name?

If you’re not quite sure exactly what a domain is, you should watch the previous tutorial. When you’re trying to decide what domain name to purchase for your website, there are a few things you should know and keep in mind. Domain names can be hundreds of characters in length, […]

Web Hosting: What are domain names? How do they work?

Every server in the world that has access to the Internet has at least one IP address — to a computer, this is like a phone number. An example of an IP address is 74.125.45.100. Instead of having to remember a bunch of numbers, domain names allow us to assign a […]

Web Hosting: In general, what can get my account suspended?

The most common reasons for account suspension are: • exceeding your storage and bandwidth limits • frequently using up lots of server resources (i.e. CPU and memory) Other causes for suspension are listed include: • Spam email messages being sent from your account • Hosting or linking to material that infringes […]

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