Whenever you buy web hosting, your hosting provider is sure to include an option called “Databases” in his price quotation or package details. But not many of us know what are databases and why we need them when setting up a website. This article aims to explain a couple of…Continue Reading..
Most of us keep regular backups of all our important data, especially which is on the internet. Websites should also be backed up regularly as a safety measure in case of a disaster and also as a version tracking mechanism. This ensures that in the event of our website being hacked…Continue Reading..
We all want more security in our lives, especially when it comes to cyber space. We want double layer of protection, double authentication, impeccable secrecy and even want all our communication to travel through secure media. Online services have in the past few years started trying out different methods to…Continue Reading..
With the internet being an indispensable part of life, passwords have also become an integral dilemma. With more and more facilities coming up online, each facility requires different types of passwords based on length and strength. Some require you to put in a special character, others may want a CAPITAL letter…Continue Reading..
All those of us who have a website, have gone through the process of booking the domain name and hosting space. While some of us got the name and space as a bundle, the more adventurous of us lot bought the name and space from separate providers. Many of us didn’t…Continue Reading..
I was greatly amused when I read an interview of a famous Technocrat from the Web Hosting industry. The part that really amused me was his reply to a question about “Cloud” computing and hosting. This IT Professional is the head of a leading Web Hosting Software Provider. His company…Continue Reading..
eCommerce Platforms are available by the dozen for all types of businesses. But identifying which one is ideal for your business can be quite a challenging task. The foremost question that you would need to brainstorm over is: Should I use an outsourced service or should I self-host my eCommerce…Continue Reading..
There’s always a first time. Even when buying web hosting to setup your website. Not everyone is tech savvy, but we all like to satisfy our curiosity about the new toy we are going to buy. If you were born before the 80’s you are most likely to ask questions…Continue Reading..
While most web hosting providers clearly mention that data backups of the hosting account is the responsibility of the client, some providers prefer to keep mum about backups, until a disaster strikes. When you subscribe to a web hosting account, you are primarily paying only for the space used for hosting your…Continue Reading..
SSL Certificates are becoming a popular trend for popular websites and blogs. Although there is more ignorance and hype being circulated about the whole web encryption system, webmasters and visitors feel psychologically more secure when they have an HTTPS URL. You may call it the placebo effect or overzealous security, but all in…Continue Reading..