Web Hosting

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a service that provides Internet users with online systems for storing information, images, video, or any content accessible via the web. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a server they own for use by their clients as well as providing Internet connectivity, typically in a data center. Web hosts can also provide data center space and connectivity to the Internet for servers they do not own to be located in their data center. (Source: www.wikipedia.org)

Simply put, a web host is required in order to publish your web site.

Are all web hosting providers the same?

NO! Web hosts can differ in cost, standard services, packages, uptime (and downtime), support and reputation. A little research is advisable to compare packages and costs, beyond that the requirements of your site or online marketing should help you determine what services and package are appropriate. Destination Graphix uses numerous different hosts for its own websites and as well for its clients. One of our most preferred web hosting company's for several years now is HostMonster.com.

Get a Web Site Without Hosting

A web site without hosting is simply a starter or parked paged. In the 1990s it was affectionately referred to as "site under construction."

Purchase a domain name from a web host provider that offers a starter or parked page and one e-mail set up that can be forwarded to your free web email address. This allows you to simulate a one page web site without a web host service.

Benefits:

  • You immediately have a url to give customer or print on your business cards.
  • You immediately have a business email address to give customers or print on your business cards.
  • It lends credibility to your customers or marketplace.
  • It is an excellent reference tool.
  • It buys you time until you are ready to invest in your web site.
  • Free, it is included with the purchase of your domain name.

Disadvantages:

  • You cannot submit your url to search engines.
  • It is not a full functioning web site.
  • Design and content will be limited.
  • Customers will see your free web email address when you reply to them.

We recommend Yahoo. Why? Yahoo often offers domain names for a special rate of $1.99 for the first year. The Yahoo interface is easy for beginners to navigate and use.

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  12. admin says:

    Thanks for comments. Only issue I have with Yahoo is cost of domain renewal is outrageous. But if included like most hosts it’s a non issue for the average site owner. Hostmonster is tops on our list.

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