Image by Chris Dag via Flickr What is Website Hosting? The files that make up your website must be uploaded (copied) to a public server if you want other people to be able to see it. Website Hosting makes this possible. Hosting services are normally provided by companies called an Internet Service Provider (ISP). These companies offer a number of services for publishing your website. Typically, they offer several tiers of website hosting to fit the needs of your site. Many, if not most … [Read more...]
Hello. My name is @WLAdams. I have a Twitter Addiction.
"Hello. My name is @WLAdams. I have a Twitter addiction." "Hi @WLAdams. So... How long have you been addicted to Twitter?" "Pretty much since my first tweet. This is my first time at Twitter-holics Anonymous. I really enjoy Twitter. I like the immediacy of the medium. I love it when I'm re-tweeted (RT) or followed, or if someone favorites a tweet-o-mine. Engaging with fellow tweeters make me feel good. I want to use Twitter to help my online business grow. Now, I feel like it's … [Read more...]
Web Hosting and Your Web Estate
This post is part of a series about Building Your Site with WordPress. Previously, we talked about domains as they relate to our goal of building a Web Estate (website) to promote our products, ideas, or causes. In this post let's look into web hosting for your domain. You'll find a basic hosting definition, and more specific definitions for three different kinds of hosting services: shared hosting, dedicated hosting, and virtual hosting. We'll also look into the cons and pros of free … [Read more...]