What is website hosting?

Website hosting is what makes your internet site viewable to people all over the world. Hosting makes it eminently possible for others to view your website over the internet without it ; you’re the only one who would ever see your Web pages. A domain hosting supplier stores your website on their server, giving it a unique address ( DNS ). It is through this address that people anywhere in the world can find, open, and interact with your website. In simple language when you purchase web site hosting, you’re purchasing space on a server. This is not unlike the space on your computer’s hard drive except that now your files can be opened from anywhere. Hosting couldn’t be simpler at SmartWebs Hosting. You get secure hosting plans with unlimited bandwidth.

Which Web hosting plan should I select?

If you’re counting on using a Web application to blog, podcast, or make a shopping cart, check to determine what language the developers used to make the application. Knowing the type of development language and sql database the application connects with will help you identify whether or not you need Windows hosting or Linux hosting. Once you decide between Windows and Linux, you want to figure out which Web hosting package most accurately fits your wants. Depending on the size of your website and how much Web traffic you’re hoping to generate, hosting couldn’t be simpler with SmartWebs Hosting. With our prize-winning 24×7 technical support you’ll get the website web hosting service you want at the most satisfactory price.

What can I use to build up my web site?

How you build your own website is totally up to you. In fact, most simple websites can be hand-coded using HTML. The more functionality and flexibility you require from your website, the more you might need to rely on programs and applications to help in building your website. Our Linux and Windows Web hosting programs include a considerable number of free server-side applications you can use when developing and customizing your websites. We’ve made it simple to install well-liked Content Management System ( CMS ) applications like WordPress and Joomla! through the Smartwebs Hosting Hosting Connection from your Hosting Control Center. In addition to the Hosting Connection applications, you need to use popular Website design software such as Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Expression, and Apple iWeb to build your site.

How do I transfer my Webpages to your web server?

Let’s say you’ve built your own Webpage using an HTML editor like Dreamweaver or Microsoft Expression Studio. Before you can view your website on the web, you’ll need to upload the pages you’ve made from your computer to our server via FTP ( File Transfer Custom ). You can use our in-built FTP File Manager located within the Hosting Control Center. Or, if you have huge files to upload ( Twenty MB+ ), try utilising FileZilla, a free tool that works with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. You can also send your files using other third party FTP software. If I currently have a website, can I transfer it to your website hosting? In most cases, moving your website hosting to Smartwebs Hosting is a relatively simple process. If you’ve got access to your present website files, you can simply upload them using an FTP customer or through the Hosting Control Center. If you don’t have a backup of your website files, you might be able to get a copy of them from your present website hosting provider. Don’t worry! We’re a very experienced hosting company and we’ll be here to lead you in the entire transfer process. Our 24×7 teams will assist you in determining the most practical way for transferring your website SmartWebs Hosting.

Can I see who’s visiting my site?

Yes! Every web site hosting account includes a Web statistics feature that, once enabled, permits you to gather Web traffic info regarding your website for example, how many people visit it, what keywords they type in to find you, and which pages on your website they visit most often. To view your traffic statistics, go to yourpersonaldomain / numbers ( replacing “yourpersonaldomain” with your real domain name ) and key in your FTP user-name and password.

I just bought a hosting plan. Now what?

The first thing to do is activate your account. Smartwebshosting.com and click the My Account button. Type your Client Number or Login Name and Password into the boxes and push the Enter key on your keyboard. In the list of products that displays, select the grey box next to Web hosting. Pick the account you’d like to turn on ( if there’s more than one ) and push the Launch button for that account. The next few steps are rather simple just click the Enter domain box and type in the website name you want to use for your web site or select it from the list. Type in your own FTP user-name or use the one we suggest and create a password. Confirm your FTP password and click Finish. Done! It’d take anywhere from Thirty mins to Twenty-four hours for your hosting account to be active. We’ll email you all the account details once it’s ready to go.

Can I host multiple domain names with my hosting account?

Do you know one hosting package may be used to host multiple websites ( Luxury and Unlimited hosting accounts only )? Or you can set up various names ( aliases ) for your website, directing visitors to specific pages? SmartWebs Hosting lets you do that and so very much more. You will also change the primary domain on your hosting account, remove domains or move domains from your hosting account to another from our Hosting Control Center.

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