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The Difference Between Web Hosting and a Website Builder

The Difference Between Web Hosting and a Website Builder

 

There are lots of different ways to get a website online. Some of them require technical expertise and experience in things link HTML, CSS, and other coding languages. But there are ways to build a website without any of those skills – the easiest to use is a website builder. Website builders are suitable for anyone with a basic understanding of technology - if you can post photos or videos to Facebook then you meet the requirements. But do you need website hosting as well? And what is the difference between web hosting and a website builder.

 

How to Find the Best Web Hosting Plan For You

How to Find the Best Web Hosting Plan For You

 

Choosing the best web hosting plan can be complicated. But it’s important to understand. You don’t want to waste your money buying a hosting plan that’s too advanced. But you also do not want to fall victim to not buying enough capacity, which results in a slow or inaccessible site.

 

Think of your website hosting options like workouts. Each type of website hosting solution will be compared to a common training objective. If you can position your website in a similar way you will make a better website hosting choice.

 

Shared Hosting

 

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered (Humor)

The Top Internet-Related Support Questions, Answered

 

Below is a list of internet-related technical support questions that were seriously asked on the web. It’s a lighthearted list but it does have one serious point: if you see the humor in these support queries, statements and questions then you are probably capable of setting up your own website.

 

1.      Who owns the internet?

 

How to Understand Open Source and Make It Work for You

How to Understand Open Source

 

When you are planning a new website development it is rare to start from a blank screen. Most websites use an application that forms the underlying infrastructure and this is then built upon, expanded and modified to get the end product. The vast majority of these applications are open source. You can easily download them for free from Mojo Marketplace.

 

Hosting Terms Dictionary: Geek Speak Translated

Hosting Terms Dictionary: Geek Speak Translated

 

The language used in IT is often confusing: you have to click “Start” when finished working and want to shut down your computer; websites make you take cookies but you can’t eat any of them; desktop computers sit on the floor; and your firewall is completely useless during a fire. The words, phrases and acronyms used in the hosting industry are similarly confusing. So here is a hosting terms dictionary of some common terms and phrases.

 

Bandwidth

 

Marketing and Productivity Apps for Busy SMBs

Marketing and Productivity Apps for Busy SMBs:

 

Are you always on the go with no time to sit down and complete the ever increasing list of administrative and marketing tasks for your small business? Do not fear, as they say, there is an app for that! Compiled here is a list of must have apps to make you more productive on the go or in the office.

 

Software that Rules Our World

Why Blogging Software Rules the World

 

Blogging is the cornerstone of the Internet. It has created opportunities for writers to find new audiences and it gives those audiences information, advice and entertainment. Because of the blogging phenomenon right now you can learn about net neutrality or you can read about the eerily accurate predictions made in the movie Demolition Man. It is also easy to get started in blogging (as long as you can write, of course) as most of the blogging software that is available is easy to set up and even easier to use.

 

How to Understand Mojo Marketplace

How to Understand Mojo Marketplace

 

People who are new to website design often think it is a process that involves shoeless, Apple loving artistic types working with 4chan-obessed, socially awkward coders who travel to work on skateboards. For most websites, particularly small business websites, this is not the case. The reality is anyone can build a website so long as they are competent using technology. And because of services like the Mojo Marketplace you do not need programming skills or graphic design abilities.

 

What Net Neutrality Means for your Website

What Net Neutrality Means for your Website

 

You may have heard a lot of talk recently about net neutrality. It’s a concept almost as old as the internet itself, although the phrase was not used until 2003. But is it important to a small business website? Should you worry about it? Or learn more about it? This article will help explain what net neutrality means for your website.

 

What is Net Neutrality?