Essential Website Terms & Definitions

Essential Website Terms & Definitions

If you’ve been working your way through our Starting Your Website articles, you have encountered a number of website terms and definitions.  Here we have compiled that list into a glossary for you to reference when you need a quick refresher.  If you require a more...
What is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

This question may actually come in several different forms like: What is web hosting? What is a web host? What is a web hosting provider? What is a web hosting service? Regardless of the way it is worded, the answer is essentially the same.  Web hosting is a service...
Types of Domain Extensions

Types of Domain Extensions

Generic Extensions – aka Generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) Generic extensions are considered to be open TLDs and can be registered by anyone without proof of affiliation or location.  Current generic extensions include: .biz .com .info .net .org Restricted...
What is a domain extension?

What is a domain extension?

The domain extension is the part of your website domain that follows the dot (.) and is technically called the top level domain (TLD).  Most internet users are familiar with .com, .net, and .org, but there are actually hundreds of different domain extensions available...