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Netpreneurship: Don’t Pay For Web Hosting Until You Read These Vital Tips. by Awosol72(m): 1:33pm On Mar 24, 2019
Digital Marketing: Vital Web Hosting Tips You Need To Know As A Netpreneur Or Internet Newbie.

As a Netpreneur or Internet Newbie, you should ensure that you know the relevant information that will guide you in making the best decision before you pay for web hosting for your website or blog. The relevance of your website or blog is dependent on the type of web hosting arrangement you opt for. Choose wisely. There are some essential aspects you need to know as a Netpreneur or Internet Newbie.

What Is Domain Registration?

In order for you to host your blog or website on the Internet, you have to first use a domain checker to search online whether your preferred domain name is available or it has been taken by another person. If the domain name is not available, you will need to choose another one but if it is available, you will register the domain name through a domain registrar or your web hosting provider. After completing the domain registration, you will be using the domain name as long as you continue to renew it on a yearly basis.

If you stop the domain name renewal when it is due for another renewal, the domain will be parked by your domain registrar or web hosting provider. Therefore, for continuity of your online business, ensure that you renew your domain name when it is due for renewal. Apart from domain registrars, many reliable web hosting companies also offer domain name checking and registration as part of their web hosting service as well as domain name renewal.

What Is Secure Web Hosting?

In general, Web Hosting also known as website hosting is simply a special dedicated service that allows you to store your blog or website data that includes text files, images, audio and video files on powerful Internet computers called web Servers. Whenever someone from your country or any part of the world opens your blog or website name (URL), e.g., www.myuniquename.com, it is made easily accessible on the Internet by the web hosting provider from their powerful web servers.

In case you don’t know, the full meaning of URL is Universal Resource Locator. WWW refers to World Wide Web while HTTPS (https://www) refers to Secure Hyper Test Transmission Protocol. This means that your blog or website is secured and hacker proof. SSL refers to Secure Sockets Layer. A secured Internet connection is enabled on a SSL/TLS web server. When a SSL Certificate is installed on a web server, it activates the green padlock and the https protocol will allow secure connections from a web server to a browser.

HTTPS or Secure HTTP is an encryption method that secures the connection between users’ browser and your server. This makes it harder for hackers to eavesdrop on the connection. Every day we share our personal information with different websites whether it is making a purchase or simply logging in. Therefore, in order to protect the data transfer, a secure connection needs to be created through SSL and HTTPS. Each site is issued a unique SSL certificate for identification purposes. If a server is pretending to be on HTTPS and its certificate doesn’t match, then most modern browsers will warn the user from connecting to the blog or website.

SSL Certificate stands for security and trust online. Therefore, ensure that your customers who are visiting your blog or website know that their data is secure and you are a verified and trusted organization. By using a SSL Certificate all data is sent to your web server in secure and encrypted format, so this keeps data safe from Internet hackers. Secure SSL icon in the browser (green padlock) shows your visitors that they can trust you.

You can check SSL Certificate validity on your browser because Sites with SSL Certificates show green padlock sign on your browser. In essence, if you have ordered an Organization validated SSL Certificate then your company's name is also displayed on browser navigation bar in green like you see on reputable organizations and big Banking Websites.

The SSL/TLS Manager on the control panel of your web server will allow you to generate SSL certificates, certificate signing requests and private keys. These are all parts of using SSL to secure your website or blog. SSL allows you to secure pages on your site so that information such as logins, credit card numbers, etc are sent encrypted instead of plain text. It is important to secure your site’s login areas, shopping areas and other pages where sensitive information could be sent over the web.

What Is Disk Space?

The disk space will enable you to know the amount of space that your website or blog is allowed to make use of on any web server that it is hosted on. Ensure that you select a web hosting package that will always be enough for the files that will make up your website or blog eventually.

You should be aware that text files consume less disk space unlike graphics, audio and video files which need large disk space. Ensure that you choose a web hosting plan with sufficient disk space allocation. Don’t restrict yourself to limited disk space allocation.

What Is Bandwidth?

The bandwidth will take care of the quantity of data that is allowed to move from your web server to all computers that want to access information from your website or blog. Bandwidth is based on a monthly quota. Therefore, if you run out of bandwidth in the second week of any month, your website or blog will be shut down until the next month or until you upgrade to a higher web hosting plan with more bandwidth allocation.

A website or blog with a lot of graphics, audio and video will run out of bandwidth quickly than a website or blog with a lot of text and few graphics if they are hosted on a web server with similar bandwidth allocation. Ensure that you choose a web hosting plan with sufficient bandwidth allocation. Don’t opt for less. The more the better for your continuous business success online […]

Continue reading for additional details that will enlighten you further about reliable domain registration and secure web hosting service.


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