Web Hosting Support Articles

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What is Web Hosting?
Choosing a plan
12 definitions of web hosting
Who uses web hosting
What does it mean to host a domain?

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Hosting Related Terms and Topics

What is bandwidth?

Blog, Blogs, Blogging (say that three-times fast!)
What is a Blog?
Can I install WordPress on my hosting account?

What is CGI?

What is DNS?
What is DNS propagation
What is the DNS propagation period?
What are your name servers?
What is a name server?
Modifying the Name Servers for Your Domain

How do domain names work?
Domain Name Selection Tips
TLDs (.com, .net, .org) explained
What is a top-level domain (TLD)?
What is a second-level domain (SLD)?
Why should I register more than one domain name?
What do I do with my domain once it's been registered?
How can you charge so much less for domain registration than other registrars?
Domain Name Status Codes
What is domain aliasing or parking?

Setting Up Email Accounts
Email Port 26 vs Port 25
What is Web-Based Email? AKA "Webmail"
How do I access my Web-Based Email account?
What is "spam"?
What is an MX Record?
ISP SMTP Blocking

Error Pages
Custom Error Pages
What is a 404 page?

Do you support FrontPage extensions?
Installing FrontPage Extensions
Why should I not use FTP to upload my Web site if I am using FrontPage?
Why can't I connect to my site with FrontPage?

What is FTP?
What FTP software should I use and where do I get it?
Why would I need additional FTP users?

What is HTML?
What if I don't know HTML? Can I still create a Web site?
Where can I learn more about HTML?

What is ImageMagick?

Password Protection
Protecting Your Web Pages With a Password

Search Engines
Search Engine Submission

Accessing Statistics for Your Web Site
How do I know how many people are visiting my Web site?

What is a SSH?

SSL Certificates
What is an SSL certificate?
How does an SSL certificate work?
What is SSL?

What is a subdomain?
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