Web Hosting Pad

A relative newcomer to the webhosting scene, Web Hosting Pad got its start in 2005. However, just because the company has only been around for five years doesn’t mean that they are not worth looking into. This webhost offers several perks for those seeking affordable, reliable hosting services. Web Hosting Pad offers unlimited space and…

Netfirms

Netfirms has been involved in webhosting for a very long time. In fact, this Canadian company is one of the largest in the world. Founded in 1998, the company currently hosts more than 1 million different websites in its infrastructure, which is one of the largest in North America. The company has also held true…

iPowerWeb

Launched in 2001, IPOWER has rapidly gained a following in the industry. The business offers companies around the world a place to call home, and operates with 100% renewable energy. Currently, the company boasts more than 700,000 clients around the globe. In addition to their emphasis on sustainability and green initiatives, the company also focuses…

How to choose a domain name?

You, or the company you represent, have decided that you need to establish a web site. Maybe you have a new product you want to promote, or maybe your company needs to sell to a wider audience. Whatever the reason, you want to get a web site. The first thing you will need to do…

What is a domain name?

A domain name can be thought of as the address of a web site. Every computer that is connected to the Internet is identified by its own unique string of twelve numbers, for example 216.109.112.135. However names are easier for people to remember than a random string of numbers, and so the domain name system…

What is a shopping cart?

If you have ever purchased anything over the Internet, then you will have used a shopping cart program to make that purchase. In simple terms, a shopping cart is a type of software program that enables web sites to offer products for sale to visitors. The software typically allows visitors to add their choice of…

Accepting Payments on the World Wide Web

If you are planning to launch a web site that will be engaged in ecommerce then you will need to have some method by which your customers can pay for the goods they will be purchasing. There are two main ways in which web sites takes payments, through a third-party provider or with a merchant…

What is CSS?

In order for a web site to be available on the World Wide Web, it must be hosted on a server. There are several different ways to accomplish this. Most large hosting companies will have their own servers and the network infrastructure needed for their site to be available on the Web. However, the equipment…

What are Scripts?

One of the terms that newcomers to web design or web hosting may fail to understand is the word script, or scripts. What is meant by this term? In simple terms, a script is a segment of computer code that can extend or alter the way that the web browser interprets the HTML code that…

What is HTML?

Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML, is the normal language used to design pages meant for use on the World Wide Web. By using special commands, known as tags, web page designers can format a text document for presentation, using different font types, colors and sizes. HTML also allows a web page designer to create the…

Adding Quality Content to Your Web Site

When setting up a new web site nowadays, the most important factor to keep in mind is the content. Yes, keywords are still important, but the days when a web page could be judged solely on the keyword content are long gone. Why is this so? Two reasons. Firstly, in order to sell you need…