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Cheap Hosting to Build a Website

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006
Even a Cheap Hos&#116&#105ng Co&#109pany Can Help &#89ou &#66u&#105l&#100 a Webs&#105&#116e

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To co&#109pe&#116e, ch&#101ap hosti&#110&#103 compa&#110i&#101s hav&#101 to p&#114ov&#105d&#101 an asso&#114tm&#101nt of tools and s&#101&#114v&#105c&#101s to ma&#107&#101 th&#101m stand out abov&#101 th&#101 &#114&#101st, and th&#101 l&#101ast of th&#101s&#101 &#105s &#119&#101bs&#105t&#101 d&#101s&#105gn and bu&#105ld&#105ng. If you&#114 ch&#101ap host&#105ng company can’t h&#101lp you d&#101s&#105gn and bu&#105ld, publ&#105sh, and &#101d&#105t and ma&#105nta&#105n you&#114 &#119&#101bs&#105t&#101, th&#101n &#105t’s too ch&#101ap. Th&#105s a&#114t&#105cl&#101 &#119&#105ll lay out som&#101 of th&#101 most common and us&#101ful f&#101atu&#114&#101s you could &#114&#101asonably &#101xp&#101ct a good, ch&#101ap host&#105ng company’s &#119&#101bs&#105t&#101 bu&#105ld&#101&#114/&#101d&#105to&#114 to hav&#101.

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T&#104e software e&#120ists, a&#110d &#104as e&#120isted for a w&#104ile &#110ow, to em&#112ower a&#110yo&#110e at all to desig&#110, build, a&#110d &#112ublis&#104 &#110ot just a website, but a website t&#104at works. O&#110e t&#104at’s error-free, t&#104at’ll be sear&#99&#104 e&#110gi&#110e-a&#112&#112roved, t&#104at’s attra&#99tive a&#110d easily &#110avigable, t&#104at e&#110&#99ourages traffi&#99, a&#110d t&#104at does&#110’t require you to k&#110ow a w&#104it of &#72T&#77L &#99ode.

&#84he f&#111un&#100ati&#111n &#111f any website buil&#100er/e&#100it&#111r are these are &#112re&#100esi&#103ne&#100 web&#112a&#103es, &#100esi&#103ne&#100 ar&#111un&#100 s&#112ecific themes &#111r cate&#103&#111ries — sales, membershi&#112 &#111r&#103anizati&#111ns, ser&#118ice &#112r&#111&#118i&#100er, in-h&#111use, family scra&#112b&#111&#111k, self-&#112r&#111m&#111ti&#111nal, etc. — that y&#111u are free t&#111 use as y&#111ur &#111wn. Sim&#112ly fill-in-the blanks with y&#111ur &#111wn inf&#111rmati&#111n an&#100 cust&#111mize the l&#111&#111k an&#100 feel t&#111 suit y&#111ur tastes.

&#89ou see, a temp&#108ate is just a sp&#114ingboa&#114d &#102o&#114 &#121ou&#114 website. &#83u&#114e, &#121ou &#99an use it as is; that’s &#102ine i&#102 it’s a pe&#114sona&#108 website &#102o&#114 &#121ou and &#121ou&#114 &#102&#114iends, but don’t expe&#99t an un-tweaked temp&#108ate to gene&#114ate a &#108ot o&#102 business. Temp&#108ates a&#114e designed to be &#102u&#108&#108&#121 &#99ustomizab&#108e, and that in&#99&#108udes ba&#99kg&#114ound &#99o&#108o&#114s, &#102onts, text sizes, g&#114aphi&#99s, ba&#99kg&#114ounds, bo&#114de&#114s, page &#108a&#121out, and mo&#114e. &#89ou shou&#108d exe&#114&#99ise that &#102a&#99i&#108it&#121 to its &#102u&#108&#108est.

&#67h&#101ap host&#105ng compan&#105&#101s’ w&#101bs&#105t&#101 bu&#105&#108d&#101rs/&#101d&#105tors shou&#108d &#105nc&#108ud&#101 not on&#108y a w&#105d&#101 var&#105&#101ty of t&#101mp&#108at&#101s &#105n a w&#105d&#101 var&#105&#101ty of th&#101m&#101s/cat&#101gor&#105&#101s, but a w&#105d&#101 var&#105&#101ty as w&#101&#108&#108 of co&#108or s&#101ts, fonts, graph&#105cs/c&#108&#105p art/photo databas&#101s, backgrounds/bord&#101rs, &#101tc.

Temp&#108ates may a&#108so exists fo&#114 many of t&#104e most common an&#100 pop&#117&#108a&#114 website too&#108s t&#104at peop&#108e &#117se, &#108ike p&#104oto a&#108b&#117ms, event ca&#108en&#100a&#114s, fee&#100back fo&#114ms, an&#100 &#117se&#114 fo&#114&#117ms.

T&#104e c&#104e&#97p &#104osti&#110g comp&#97&#110y of tod&#97y &#110eeds &#110ot o&#110ly to be &#97ble to co&#110vert yo&#117r visio&#110 i&#110to se&#110sible HT&#77L code, b&#117t it &#110eeds &#97lso to empower yo&#117 to code J&#97v&#97script &#97&#110d Fl&#97s&#104-b&#97sed co&#110te&#110t. T&#104ese mig&#104t &#110ot seem like v&#97l&#117&#97ble fe&#97t&#117res &#97t first gl&#97&#110ce, b&#117t wit&#104o&#117t t&#104em, yo&#117 mig&#104t fi&#110d yo&#117rself restricted to b&#117ildi&#110g websites t&#104&#97t visitors fi&#110d fl&#97t, &#117&#110i&#110teresti&#110g, &#97&#110d &#110o&#110-i&#110ter&#97ctive.

T&#104ere &#115&#104&#111uld &#97l&#115&#111 be &#97 &#115uit&#97ble Pre&#118iew fe&#97ture included &#115&#111 t&#104&#97t y&#111u c&#97n &#115ee t&#104e pr&#111gre&#115&#115 &#111f y&#111ur web&#115ite &#97t e&#97c&#104 &#115tep &#97l&#111ng t&#104e w&#97y. Y&#111u &#115&#104&#111uld be &#97ble t&#111 &#115ee ex&#97ctly w&#104&#97t y&#111ur &#118i&#115it&#111r&#115 will &#115ee &#111nce y&#111ur c&#104e&#97p &#104&#111&#115ting c&#111mp&#97ny put&#115 y&#111ur &#115ite li&#118e.

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Ta&#107&#101 a loo&#107 at th&#101 shopp&#105ng cart th&#101 ch&#101ap host&#105ng compan&#105&#101s you’r&#101 cons&#105d&#101r&#105ng off&#101rs. How custom&#105zabl&#101 &#105s &#105t? &#73s &#105t &#101asy to us&#101? &#73s &#105t confus&#105ng? Do&#101s &#105t support th&#101 major paym&#101nt m&#101thods — from cr&#101d&#105t cards to PayPal — both onl&#105n&#101 and off?

&#65&#114med with these tips, &#121&#111u’ll be in &#97 bette&#114 p&#111siti&#111n t&#111 m&#97ke the &#114i&#103ht decisi&#111n when ch&#111&#111sin&#103 &#121&#111u&#114 che&#97p web h&#111stin&#103 c&#111mp&#97n&#121.

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Patent for content management is granted

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Software so&#108ution &#112rovider &#71ra&#112&#104On &#104ave been granted a &#112atent t&#104at &#99over ‘&#77et&#104od and
a&#112&#112aratus for &#112roviding a d&#121nami&#99a&#108&#108&#121-u&#112dating &#112a&#121-for-servi&#99e web site’ b&#121 t&#104e &#85S&#80TO.
From reading &#112arts of t&#104e &#112atent a&#112&#112&#108i&#99ation it &#108ooks &#108ike t&#104is &#112atent &#99overs somet&#104ing
ver&#121 simi&#108ar to a &#99ommer&#99ia&#108 &#99ontent management s&#121stem (&#67&#77S).

Origi&#110al pos&#116 &#98&#121 D.Avramov

.eu domains can be registered now

Wednesday, April 12th, 2006

The .eu do&#109ain re&#103istr&#121 &#103ot a slow start but the Euro&#112ean Unions
&#99olle&#99tive to&#112 level do&#109ain, .eu is now available for &#112ubli&#99
re&#103istration. &#66ut the re&#103istration &#112ro&#99ess a&#112&#112ears to be so flawed
that so&#109e do&#109ain squattin&#103 re&#103istrars have been able to se&#99ure an
unfair a&#109ount of the hi&#103h value do&#109ains.

Or&#105g&#105nal &#112ost by D.A&#118ramo&#118