A lot of new websites fail, and that high failure rate is not due to bad ideas or a lack of effort. Most of them fail because inexperienced webmasters make some basic mistakes that undermine the essentials for success. In order to help you avoid those pitfalls, we present the 20 most common website blunders.
Registering a domain has real value; it’s the difference between renting and owning a home. The homeowner builds for the future, each effort an investment that will pay dividends long term. The renter, on the other hand, has almost nothing to show for their work once they leave, and due to the unpredictable nature of renting, that day of departure could be tomorrow or even the next.
Whether you want to make money online, publicize your business, or simply set up a website for fun, knowing where to start is half the battle. This brief, easy-to-follow guide will tell you how to publish a website, and what comes next.
Today we all take for granted that we should have instant access to the Internet regardless if we're at home or at work. We can even browse the web while on the go thanks to cell phones. It obviously hasn't been like this for ages and to help clarify the progress of the Internet we've written you a timeline with the most important things happening. Although the Internet only has a brief history it's a very interesting one - especially because things have happened so fast. What one thought was impossible some 20 years ago is now a reality for all web users.
So, you are going to set up a website but do not know what kind of hosting to get? Do not worry. We understand that it can be a bit confusing at first which is the reason to why we have written descriptions of a couple of the most popular forms of web hosting available on the market today. There are more types of hosting than the ones described here but they all originate from these some way or the other.
Data centers have traditionally provided facilities and the equipment to allow the rest of us to host our web-sites with them. Continuous availability, high bandwidth, on-demand disk space and reliable equipment traditionally are the reasons why hosting has for most part been associated with data centers, except for a fraction of technically inclined users who put up servers in their basement. In the dial-up world where retail infrastructure was poor, and computers malfunctioned frequently, there seemed no other alternative.
If you are a business owner who wants to promote and market your products online, there is a simple solution available to meet your business needs. Setting up an e-commerce website (also known as e-commerce hosting) is the answer for you. The greatest advantage of this service is that it can reach people remotely and allow them to shop at their own convenience 24/7. This service offers your customers invaluable convenience, and it will keep you in line with today's advanced technology.
One of the choices many users have to make when choosing web hosting provider they're going to stay with in the years to come is about the Web hosting operating system. While there are tons of operating systems a web hosting company could run internally on, or as a platform for their clients' sites, usually the choice of operating systems boils down to Linux and Windows.
SaaS (Software As A Service) is often regarded by IT managers as the way to keep IT costs under control, while still being able to use the applications they need. While there is no doubt that SaaS is a great service, one of the most common concerns customers have about SaaS has to do with security issues. This comes as no surprise – security is way too vital to be neglected and when your sensitive data is concerned, you can't take any chances. But is it really true that SaaS is such a big risk for your data?
SaaS (or Software As A Service) is a hot topic in the hosting industry. However, SaaS is not a new concept and in one form or another it has existed for many years. Recently SaaS became especially popular. Maybe this is mainly because of the recession and the need to cut costs, rather than because of the the advantages of SaaS itself. Anyway, now SaaS is drawing more attention and is frequently regarded as the way to drastically cut costs with no sacrifice to quality.