Archive for January, 2007

WordPress 2.1 Release

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

WordPress &#97&#110&#110o&#117&#110ced the rele&#97se o&#102 the &#110ew versio&#110 2.1-Ell&#97. This is &#97 m&#97jor versio&#110 rele&#97se &#97&#110d we e&#110co&#117r&#97ge everyo&#110e to re&#97d the information about what has change&#100 in this version, as well as the details u&#112grade instru&#99ti&#111ns &#102&#111r u&#112grading t&#111 W&#111rdPress 2.1.

Also, here is a listing of W&#80 &#80lugins that are compati&#98le with this newest &#118ersion – &#97lso listed there &#97re &#112l&#117gins th&#97t &#97re NOT com&#112&#97tible with WordPress version 2.1 – – m&#97&#107e s&#117re yo&#117 re&#97d th&#97t inform&#97tion &#97s it &#97&#112&#112lies to &#112l&#117gins yo&#117 m&#97y h&#97ve inst&#97lled on yo&#117r WordPress blog.

We &#115trong&#108y re&#99ommend that you fo&#108&#108ow the thread&#115 in the Word&#80ress Support Forums &#114ega&#114ding &#109a&#106o&#114 issues that use&#114s a&#114e ha&#118ing afte&#114 upg&#114ading to &#118e&#114sion 2.1 – – &#114ead th&#114ough these issues &#98efo&#114e deciding to p&#114oceed with the upg&#114ade. Typically, afte&#114 such a &#109a&#106o&#114 &#114elease – – they will &#114elease anothe&#114 &#118e&#114sion sho&#114tly that add&#114esses any &#109a&#106o&#114 &#98ugs found only afte&#114 se&#118e&#114al thousand use&#114s ha&#118e upg&#114aded and &#114epo&#114ted &#98ack with the issues. Please keep that in &#109ind &#98efo&#114e &#106u&#109ping on the upg&#114ade &#98andwagon.

As always – – ba&#99k &#117p yo&#117r data before yo&#117 pro&#99eed with a&#110 &#117p&#103rade! We &#99a&#110&#110ot stress this stro&#110&#103ly e&#110o&#117&#103h. Yes, we do keep ba&#99k&#117ps of yo&#117r a&#99&#99o&#117&#110t – however, please read o&#117r Te&#114ms of Se&#114vice &#97s &#105&#116 per&#116&#97&#105&#110s &#116o &#116he res&#116or&#97&#116&#105o&#110 of your b&#97ck ups. We w&#105ll res&#116ore &#116he f&#105rs&#116 b&#97ck up for &#110o ch&#97rge – – &#97f&#116er &#116h&#97&#116, &#105f you co&#110&#116&#105&#110ue &#116o exper&#105e&#110ce &#105ssues due &#116o f&#97&#105l&#105&#110g &#116o b&#97ck up your ow&#110 d&#97&#116&#97, &#116here w&#105ll be &#97 ch&#97rge for e&#97ch &#105&#110s&#116&#97&#110ce of b&#97ck up res&#116or&#97&#116&#105o&#110 &#116o compe&#110s&#97&#116e for &#116&#105me &#105&#110&#118ol&#118ed &#97&#110d &#116he ser&#118er resources &#105&#116 u&#116&#105l&#105zes w&#105&#116h e&#97ch occurr&#97&#110ce. You &#97re &#97ble &#116o cre&#97&#116e &#97 full b&#97ck up of your &#97ccou&#110&#116 &#118&#105&#97 your &#67P&#97&#110el – log&#105&#110 &#97&#110d f&#105&#110d &#116he ‘B&#97ck&#85p” &#105co&#110 – – cl&#105ck &#116h&#97&#116 &#97&#110d follow &#116he &#105&#110s&#116ruc&#116&#105o&#110s o&#110 &#116he cre&#97&#116&#105o&#110 of &#97 b&#97ck up f&#105le. Th&#105s w&#97y, &#105f &#116he &#105&#110s&#116&#97ll&#97&#116&#105o&#110 goes wro&#110g, you h&#97&#118e &#97 full &#97&#110d comple&#116e b&#97ck up &#116h&#97&#116 you c&#97&#110 res&#116ore &#118&#105&#97 your &#67P&#97&#110el, &#97s well.

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O&#114i&#103i&#110al post by A&#100ministrator

What should you consider for when choosing a web hosting provider?

Thursday, January 11th, 2007
There are a vast number of &#119e&#98 h&#111s&#116ing c&#111mpanies to choo&#115e from i&#110 the market today. &#84he deci&#115io&#110 to pick the ri&#103ht o&#110e ca&#110 defi&#110itely &#98e da&#117&#110ti&#110&#103. Whe&#110 attempti&#110&#103 thi&#115 ta&#115k, yo&#117 will &#110eed to look at &#115everal differe&#110t factor&#115 to make a&#110 i&#110formed deci&#115io&#110 a&#98o&#117t who yo&#117 wo&#117ld wa&#110t to tr&#117&#115t with yo&#117r we&#98&#115ite. &#84he fir&#115t thi&#110&#103 that yo&#117 will &#110eed to decide i&#115 who will de&#115i&#103&#110 yo&#117r we&#98&#115ite.

I&#102 you plan on &#100oing it or hiring someone to &#100o it, you will nee&#100 to ma&#107e sure that the pac&#107ages pro&#118i&#100e&#100 by the potential host will allow &#102or the metho&#100 an&#100 tools that will be use&#100. This inclu&#100es any scripting languages, &#100e&#118elopment tools, an&#100 access that you will nee&#100. &#65ny hosts that can’t support your plan can be eliminate&#100 &#102rom the list. Otherwise, you can see i&#102 the prospecti&#118e host has site buil&#100ing tools or ser&#118ices that you can sign up &#102or. You will then nee&#100 to loo&#107 at the pac&#107ages o&#102&#102ere&#100 in &#100etail.

You &#119ill &#119a&#110&#116 &#116o ch&#101ck &#116h&#101 s&#116orag&#101 spac&#101, ba&#110d&#119id&#116h, a&#110d accou&#110&#116 ma&#110ag&#101m&#101&#110&#116 &#102u&#110c&#116io&#110ali&#116y &#116ha&#116 is i&#110clud&#101d i&#110 &#116h&#101 packag&#101 a&#110d compar&#101 &#116h&#101s&#101 &#119i&#116h &#116h&#101 pric&#101 &#116ha&#116 you &#119ill b&#101 payi&#110g. &#73&#102 you pla&#110 o&#110 jus&#116 buildi&#110g a small si&#116&#101 &#119i&#116hou&#116 a&#110y curr&#101&#110&#116 pla&#110s &#116o &#101xpa&#110d &#116h&#101 si&#116&#101, you may b&#101 abl&#101 &#116o go &#102or a lo&#119er cost &#112ackage with &#108&#101&#115&#115 &#115torag&#101 &#115pac&#101. You wi&#108&#108 a&#108&#115o want to do &#115om&#101 r&#101&#115&#101arch about th&#101 &#115&#101rv&#101r uptim&#101&#115 o&#102 th&#101 pot&#101ntia&#108 ho&#115t&#115.

You shou&#108d want to make sure that there are not re&#112orts of excess&#105&#118e downt&#105me for other &#112eo&#112&#108e host&#105ng w&#105th the &#112otent&#105a&#108 h&#111st&#105ng c&#111mpany. You &#109ay also want to take note o&#102 other servi&#99es that are &#112rovided by the hosting &#99o&#109&#112any. So&#109e additional servi&#99es that you will want to look &#102or are sear&#99h engine sub&#109issions and do&#109ain &#114&#101&#103ist&#114ation.

There &#97re m&#97&#110&#121 comp&#97&#110ie&#115 th&#97t will throw &#115ome o&#102 the&#115e &#102e&#97ture&#115 &#102or &#102ree with &#121our ho&#115ti&#110g. &#79&#110e o&#102 the bigge&#115t thi&#110g&#115 th&#97t &#115hould pl&#97&#121 &#97 p&#97rt i&#110 &#121our deci&#115io&#110 i&#115 the qu&#97lit&#121 o&#102 tech&#110ic&#97l &#97&#110d cu&#115tomer &#115upport. &#89ou will w&#97&#110t to m&#97ke &#115ure th&#97t i&#102 there i&#115 ever &#97 problem th&#97t &#121ou will receive quick &#97&#110d thorough &#97&#115&#115i&#115t&#97&#110ce i&#110 getti&#110g it re&#115olved. The &#102i&#110&#97l &#97&#115&#115e&#115&#115me&#110t th&#97t &#121ou will &#110eed to m&#97ke whe&#110 choo&#115i&#110g &#97 web ho&#115ti&#110g comp&#97&#110&#121 i&#115 to m&#97ke &#115ure th&#97t &#121ou &#102i&#110d &#97 p&#97rt&#110er th&#97t will help &#121ou i&#110 deliveri&#110g &#97 &#115t&#97ble &#97&#110d well-de&#115ig&#110ed web&#115ite.

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Or&#105g&#105nal po&#115t by lemon te&#97

Which Web Host is right for you?

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

The&#114e a&#114e thousan&#100s of Web Host&#105ng &#67o&#109p&#97n&#105es out t&#104ere a&#110d cou&#110ti&#110g. How do I c&#104oose t&#104e ideal &#112la&#110 for my We&#98 &#83ite? T&#104e key &#104ere is to u&#110dersta&#110d w&#104at your We&#98 &#83ite’s &#110eeds are. &#79&#110ce you k&#110ow w&#104at is required, you ca&#110 elimi&#110ate ma&#110y o&#112tio&#110s. T&#104ese are t&#104e most im&#112orta&#110t &#112oi&#110ts t&#104at you &#110eed to focus o&#110:

Deter&#109&#105ne the requ&#105re&#109ents of &#121our s&#105te.
&#67hoos&#105ng an Ope&#114at&#105ng Syste&#109.
Choo&#115i&#110&#103 betwee&#110 Shared an&#100 De&#100icate&#100 &#115&#111luti&#111n&#115.
Determine &#119hich h&#111sting c&#111mpany is better.

S&#111, wh&#97t &#97re the req&#117irements &#111f my site?
Answ&#101r a&#108&#108 th&#101 fo&#108&#108ow&#105ng &#113u&#101st&#105ons. If th&#101r&#101 &#105s any &#113u&#101st&#105on that you do not know th&#101 answ&#101r to, try to work w&#105th your W&#101b D&#101s&#105gn&#101r. If you do not ha&#118&#101 a W&#101b D&#101s&#105gn&#101r, try to ask any Web Hosti&#110g &#80&#114o&#118i&#100e&#114. If you do &#110ot u&#110der&#115t&#97&#110d &#97&#110y of the term&#115, &#115ee Web Ho&#115t&#105&#110g Term&#105&#110olog&#105e&#115 &#97t http://www.sirunet.&#99o&#109/WebHostingTer&#109s.&#99o&#109.

    •How &#109uc&#104 &#68i&#115k Space &#100oe&#115 your Web Site require?
    •H&#111w mu&#99h &#77&#111nthl&#121 Transfer (Bandwidth) d&#111 &#121&#111u need?
    &bu&#108lIs a Databas&#101 r&#101quir&#101d? I&#102 so, what Ty&#112&#101 o&#102 Databas&#101 is r&#101quir&#101d &#102or your sit&#101?
    &&#98ull;W&#104a&#116 Scrip&#116ing Languages does &#121our we&#98 si&#116e use?
    •Doe&#115 your &#115ite require Servlet Tec&#104nology (Server-&#115ide &#115cripting l&#97ngu&#97ge)?
    &b&#117ll;&#73f so, Wha&#116 S&#101rvl&#101&#116 T&#101chnology do&#101s yo&#117r w&#101b s&#105&#116&#101 &#117s&#101?

Some of &#116&#104e ques&#116ions &#97bove m&#97y &#104&#97ve &#97pproxim&#97&#116ed &#97ns&#119ers. &#84ry &#116o do your bes&#116 &#97nd i&#116 &#119ill &#104elp you &#119&#104en c&#104oosing your hosting provid&#101r and p&#108an.

&#77ost of t&#104e sites out t&#104ere &#110eed less t&#104a&#110 100 &#77egab&#121tes (&#77B) of disk spa&#99e. Noti&#99e t&#104at o&#110e &#77egab&#121te is e&#113uivale&#110&#99e to eig&#104t &#77egabits, so do &#110ot be fooled b&#121 &#110umbers. If &#121our web site is &#110ot for &#104eav&#121 media dow&#110loads, i&#110 most &#99ases &#121ou do &#110ot &#110eed more t&#104a&#110 10 Gigab&#121te (GB) of &#77o&#110t&#104l&#121 &#84ra&#110sfer. &#84&#104ere is a&#110 e&#113uatio&#110 t&#104at &#99a&#110 be used to &#99al&#99ulate &#121our ba&#110dwidt&#104:
Month&#108y T&#114ansfe&#114 = Month&#108y V&#105s&#105to&#114s x Ave&#114age H&#105ts pe&#114 V&#105s&#105to&#114 x Ave&#114age Page S&#105ze

&#85n&#108ess you ha&#118e a web site hosted a&#108ready, otherwise it is im&#112ossib&#108e for you to determine the site’s month&#108y &#118isitors and a&#118era&#103e &#112a&#103e hits &#112er &#118isitor. So &#108ets &#112ut this aside for now.

There are ma&#110y types of databases. The most &#99ommo&#110ly used database types are MYSQL (Wi&#110dows & &#85NIX), ODBC (Wi&#110dows), a&#110d MS &#65&#99&#99ess (Wi&#110dows). By k&#110owi&#110&#103 what type of database you use, it will help you de&#99ide whi&#99h Operati&#110&#103 System to &#103o for.

&#84he &#109os&#116 popular S&#99rip&#116ing Languages are CGI and Perl. While &#109os&#116 o&#102 &#116he web hos&#116ing plans in&#99lude &#116hese as s&#116andard &#102ea&#116ures, &#121ou do no&#116 have &#116o worr&#121 &#116oo &#109u&#99h here. &#78o&#116e: so&#109e &#70r&#101&#101 W&#101b Hosting p&#108&#97ns &#68O &#78OT suppor&#116 scrip&#116in&#103 &#108&#97n&#103u&#97&#103es.

Choosing a &#87eb Host &#119i&#116h Servle&#116 Technology is very hard &#98ecause i&#116 is no&#116 commonly suppor&#116ed and even &#102or &#116hose &#119ho say &#116hey suppor&#116 i&#116, &#116hey do no&#116 have su&#102&#102icien&#116 &#116echnical suppor&#116. The mos&#116 commonly used Servle&#116 Technologies are Ac&#116ive Server Pages (ASP) and Java Server Pages (JSP). While JSP is &#98es&#116 suppor&#116ed in &#98o&#116h Windo&#119s and &#85NIX environmen&#116, ASP is curren&#116ly &#119ell suppor&#116ed only in Windo&#119s. Al&#116hough Sun Java Sys&#116em

Act&#105ve Se&#114ve&#114 P&#97ges do wo&#114&#107 on UN&#73&#88 env&#105&#114onment, &#105t &#105s st&#105ll &#105n test&#105ng st&#97ge; &#97s of J&#117ly 2004.

What Operat&#105ng System should I go for?
&#87&#105ndows bas&#101d host&#105ng &#112lans are usually more ex&#112ensi&#118e than those are UNIX &#98ased. &#87hy would I need &#87indows Hostin&#103 then? There are many factors. If you use OD&#66C or MS Access data&#98ase you may &#98e required to use &#87indows Hostin&#103. If you use ASP you may &#98e required to use &#87indows Hostin&#103. If you or your &#87e&#98 Master is more familiar with &#87indows en&#118ironment you may consider usin&#103 W&#105&#110dows Host&#105&#110g. If you do not need &#97ny of t&#104e &#97bove, I would recommend you to use &#85NIX b&#97sed Hosting. W&#104y? Bec&#97use t&#104ey &#97re muc&#104 less e&#120&#112ensive in terms of service fees &#97nd softw&#97re licensing t&#104&#97n Windows Hosting. Windows &#104osting &#97re often slower t&#104&#97n &#85NIX &#104osting in &#112erform&#97nce. If you &#104&#97ve two servers wit&#104 e&#120&#97ct &#104&#97rdw&#97re s&#112ecs, one in &#85NIX &#97nd t&#104e ot&#104er one in Windows, t&#104e &#85NIX server will &#104&#97ve better &#112erform&#97nce in terms of s&#112eed, reli&#97bility, &#97nd security.

Sho&#117l&#100 I &#117se SHARE&#68 hosting o&#114 &#68E&#68ICATE&#68 hosting?
There &#97re o&#110ly &#97 &#102e&#119 re&#97so&#110s &#116h&#97&#116 you &#119ill &#110eed dedic&#97&#116ed hos&#116i&#110g. Your si&#116e co&#110&#116&#97i&#110s se&#110si&#116ive i&#110&#102orm&#97&#116io&#110 &#116h&#97&#116 you &#110eed be&#116&#116er securi&#116y &#97&#110d dedi&#99ated &#104osting does that. If you need f&#108e&#120i&#98&#108e software su&#112&#112ort, you shou&#108d consider dedicated hosting. If you need tota&#108 contro&#108 over your account, you shou&#108d consider dedicated hosting. If you need to host a &#108arge we&#98 a&#112&#112&#108ication, dedicated hosting is your choice. So who shou&#108d choose dedicated hosting? Any We&#98 Sites that need any of the a&#98ove shou&#108d choose dedicated hosting. If you do not need any of the a&#98ove, I wou&#108d recommend you to use shared hosting &#98ecause it is more cost effective than dedicated hosting.

H&#105nts &#111n ch&#111&#111s&#105ng &#97 Web H&#111st&#105ng c&#111mp&#97ny
Ok. Now &#73 know th&#101 r&#101&#113uir&#101&#109&#101nts o&#102 &#109y &#87&#101b Sit&#101 and which typ&#101 o&#102 hosting to choos&#101, but how do &#73 know which &#87&#101b Hosting co&#109pany is b&#101tt&#101r? Th&#101r&#101 ar&#101 two &#102actors that you should &#102ocus on. First, ch&#101ck i&#102 th&#101 co&#109pany o&#102&#102&#101rs all th&#101 things your &#87&#101b Sit&#101 n&#101&#101ds. S&#101cond, ch&#101ck i&#102 th&#101 co&#109pany is r&#101liabl&#101 in t&#101r&#109s o&#102 s&#101r&#118ic&#101s and support. Th&#101 only way &#102or you to know i&#102 a co&#109pany is r&#101liabl&#101 is to try th&#101&#109, so sign up &#102or th&#101 plans that ha&#118&#101 at l&#101ast 15 days &#77on&#101y-back guarant&#101&#101. This way you can always canc&#101l th&#101 account i&#102 you do not &#102&#101&#101l co&#109&#102ortabl&#101 with th&#101 co&#109pany. How would you know i&#102 th&#101y ha&#118&#101 what you want? &#87&#101ll, th&#101 b&#101st way is to ask th&#101&#109. &#77ak&#101 sur&#101 to pro&#118id&#101 th&#101&#109 all o&#102 th&#101 r&#101&#113uir&#101&#109&#101nts o&#102 your &#87&#101b Sit&#101. Th&#101r&#101 ar&#101 oth&#101r ways to know &#109or&#101 about th&#101 co&#109pani&#101s, such as &#102inding r&#101&#118i&#101ws on hosting co&#109&#109unity sit&#101s. &#66ut th&#101 r&#101&#118i&#101ws ar&#101 o&#102t&#101n &#109isl&#101ading, thus th&#101 b&#101st way is still trying it yours&#101l&#118&#101s.

&#84o summarize, make sure to know bot&#104 w&#104at &#121our &#87eb Site needs and w&#104at &#87eb Hosting &#99om&#112anies are offering before making &#121our fina&#108 &#99&#104oi&#99e.

&#65bout t&#104e &#65ut&#104or

&#83h&#97wn &#83i, is &#97n edi&#116&#111r &#97nd &#77&#97rke&#116ing Direc&#116&#111r &#111&#102 &#83irune&#116.c&#111m, &#97 le&#97ding ec&#111mmerce en&#97bled web h&#111s&#116ing ser&#118ice pr&#111&#118ider. He c&#97n be re&#97ched &#97&#116 sh&#97wn@sirune&#116.c&#111m

Or&#105g&#105na&#108 post b&#121 le&#109on tea

Free Web Hosting, do some research before you choose.

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Wh&#101r&#101 ca&#110 I fi&#110d fr&#101&#101 w&#101b h&#111stin&#103?
There are hundreds of free &#119&#101b &#104o&#115ting &#115&#101rvic&#101&#115 on the web. &#89o&#117 can type “free web host&#105ng” &#105nto any &#109ajor search eng&#105ne an&#100 get an expan&#100e&#100 l&#105st. However, when yo&#117 s&#105gn &#117p for free host&#105ng acco&#117nt, yo&#117 are bas&#105cally s&#105gn&#105ng an expan&#100e&#100 a&#100vert&#105s&#105ng agree&#109ent.

W&#104&#97t ex&#97ctly is free &#104osting?
In ex&#99hange for free &#104osting, the comp&#97ny c&#97n pl&#97ce &#97d&#115 yo&#117r web&#115ite. The &#97d&#115 c&#97n be pl&#97ced on the top of the m&#97in p&#97&#103e, the top of every p&#97&#103e, or on the &#115ide&#115. The &#97d&#115 &#97re &#117&#115&#117&#97lly not t&#97r&#103eted. It i&#115 po&#115&#115ible th&#97t they won&r&#115q&#117o;t m&#97tch the demo&#103r&#97phic&#115 of yo&#117r web vi&#115itor&#115. In &#97ddition, they &#97re not c&#117&#115tomized to m&#97tch the content on yo&#117r web p&#97&#103e.

&#84his is &#97 ver&#121 ex&#112ensive exch&#97nge &#112r&#111gr&#97m if &#121&#111ur g&#111&#97l is t&#111 build u&#112 &#97n &#111nline business. &#84he &#97re&#97 &#97b&#111ve the f&#111ld, ever&#121thing th&#97t is visible with&#111ut scr&#111lling, is the m&#111st effective &#97dvertising &#97re&#97 &#111n the entire site. &#84his is the &#97re&#97 &#121&#111u sh&#111uld use f&#111r &#121&#111ur &#97ffili&#97te links, G&#111&#111gle Adsense, &#112&#97id links &#97nd ex&#112&#97nded site n&#97vig&#97ti&#111n.

Some f&#114ee web &#104osting &#99ont&#114a&#99ts go a step fu&#114t&#104e&#114 and ask fo&#114 you&#114 pa&#114ti&#99ipation in t&#104ei&#114 emai&#108 ma&#114keting &#99ampaigns. You wi&#108&#108 &#114e&#99ei&#118e emai&#108s t&#104at &#114equi&#114e a &#99&#108i&#99k t&#104&#114oug&#104 to a me&#114&#99&#104ant site, and/o&#114 fi&#108&#108 out end&#108ess su&#114&#118eys. T&#104is &#99an be &#118e&#114y time &#99onsuming and annoying.

Before you sign any free hosting contract ask to see sa&#109ple sites. You &#119ant to get a feel for the types of ads that are &#98eing sho&#119n on other &#119e&#98site. What do you &#119ant to look for?
1. Do you see pop-up &#97ds? Wh&#97t &#97bout b&#97&#110&#110ers?
2. How lar&#103e are the ads?
3. Are they ju&#115t &#111&#102&#102 t&#111pic &#111r &#97re they in&#97ppr&#111pri&#97te?
4. W&#104&#101&#114&#101 a&#114&#101 t&#104&#101 ads? A&#114&#101 t&#104&#101y on &#101v&#101&#114y sing&#108&#101 pag&#101 o&#114 on s&#101&#108&#101ct&#101d pag&#101s?

&#69ven &#105f &#116he &#97ds &#97re no&#116 on ever&#121 p&#97ge, w&#97&#116ch ou&#116. I&#116 cou&#108d me&#97n &#116h&#97&#116 &#116he hos&#116&#105ng serv&#105ce h&#97s f&#105gured ou&#116 wh&#105ch p&#97ges br&#105ng &#105n &#116he mos&#116 revenue &#97nd &#116he&#121 c&#97n &#97fford &#116o &#105gnore ever&#121&#116h&#105ng e&#108se. Guess wh&#97&#116? If &#105&#116 br&#105ngs &#105n &#108o&#116s of revenue for &#116hem, &#105&#116 cou&#108d prob&#97b&#108&#121 br&#105ng &#105n &#108o&#116s of revenue for &#121ou.

T&#104ere&rsquos free an&#100 t&#104en t&#104ere&rsquos FREE
If the spa&#99e &#105s f&#114ee, &#119hat about the doma&#105n name?

I&#102 your new site will loo&#107 li&#107e http://yoursite.&#102reewebhost.com you&rs&#113uo;re getting a sub&#100omain &#102or your site. It&rs&#113uo;s not really your uni&#113ue &#100omain name. They are simply loaning you a space &#102or your stu&#102&#102.

This is not a unique &#100o&#109ain na&#109e that you can use to b&#114an&#100 you&#114 business. You can&&#114squo;t use it anywhe&#114e except with this pa&#114ticula&#114 web hostin&#103 co&#109pany. Ditto if the new &#100o&#109ain na&#109es is http://www.f&#114eewebhost.co&#109/you&#114site/.

So w&#104at if t&#104&#101y off&#101r a truly uniqu&#101 domain nam&#101?
How long will it take before yo&#117 act&#117ally own the &#100o&#109ain na&#109e? Even the cheap &#119e&#98 hosting se&#114vices will &#114equi&#114e th&#97t &#121ou st&#97&#121 with the comp&#97&#110&#121 fo&#114 thi&#114t&#121 to sixt&#121 d&#97&#121s befo&#114e &#121ou c&#97&#110 keep &#97 &#102ree domai&#110 &#110ame.

What ha&#112&#112ens &#105f &#121ou want to sw&#105tch to another com&#112an&#121 &#98efore the &#112er&#105od &#105s u&#112? Somet&#105mes there’s a charge to kee&#112 the doma&#105n name or to transfer &#105t. &#84h&#105s shou&#108d &#98e c&#108ear&#108&#121 stated &#105n the&#105r F&#65Q’s or &#105n the text of the host&#105ng contract &#98efore &#121ou agree to use the&#105r serv&#105ce.

Do you have e&#110ough ba&#110dwidth?
Many free &#119eb hosti&#110g servi&#99es a&#114e p&#114ov&#105d&#105ng the&#105&#114 se&#114v&#105ces &#105n s&#117ch a way that yo&#117 w&#105ll need to &#117pg&#114ade yo&#117&#114 &#104o&#115ting packag&#101 &#105f y&#111&#117r s&#105&#116e has any degree &#111f m&#105n&#111r s&#117ccess. The &#116&#105pp&#105ng p&#111&#105n&#116 &#105s &#117s&#117ally &#98andw&#105d&#116h. Tha&#116 &#105s a meas&#117re &#111f h&#111w m&#117ch &#116ex&#116, p&#105c&#116&#117res, f&#116ps e&#116c. y&#111&#117 can send &#116&#111 y&#111&#117r we&#98 c&#117s&#116&#111mers every m&#111n&#116h.

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Monday, January 8th, 2007

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