Domain Name, Content, and Hosting. The 3 things you need when getting started making a website. If you need help ordering a domain name or deciding what type of hosting is right for your business you can email support or use our contact form. Call 914-34-3285 Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.
1) Domain name – An easy name given to your website which is an alias to your web host’s technical name or IP address. Domain names must be registered with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) through a registrar which provide registration services to the public.
2) Content – The most important thing you need for your website is the content. Designing your website can be fun. It also requires planning, imagination and research. A good way to generate ideas for your website is by checking out your competition. If you are a small business, search for similar business’s websites. You are likely to find all of the elements you will need for your website. We can help you implement your design or design your website for you.
3) Hosting – Website hosting is provided by a computer which stores a websites files for access on the internet.
Shared Hosting – A server where multiple clients and websites reside on one web server.
Dedicated Hosting – A server owned or leased by a single client. Commonly used by websites that receive a large volume of traffic and offer high performance and full control of the server.
VPS Hosting – A server that runs it’s own operating system sharing the computers hardware and resources.
Cloud Hosting – Virtual servers that pull their computing resource from extensive underlying networks of physical web servers. Cloud hosting offers scalability and is not limited to the capacity of one server.
Managed Hosting – Limited control and access to the server. Server administration is done by the hosting service provider.
Unmanaged Hosting – Little to no technical support, dedicated servers are often considered unmanaged due to the administration of the server is done by the client while the hardware and network are maintained by the hosting service provider.
If you are looking for a domain name you can search GoDaddy.com to see if your website URL is available.