How to Select a Website Host for your website
To get your Website (Domain) on the internet, or www, you need a host.
Selection of packages
All Website hosts have several packages available, many will have an introductory fee for a period and then rising to the true price afterwards.
On introduction, selecting the correct plan, with a new Domain Name – Website Name some will offer this free for 1 year, depending on the domain selected.
Size in pages, and number of users
The plans will state the typical size of the site in Gb – this will be reflected in the number of pages on the website and the content (images – pages – e-commerce)
Bandwidth requirement – the number of users/data handling capacity
SSL – Secure Sockets Layer is a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client
Hosting should have Email
The host should provide free email set up with the domain name i.e, yourname@websitename
Webmail – access your email on any computer, anywhere
Email forwarding – send email to another email address
Finally, the choice of Website Hosting is yours and there are many to choose from in the marketplace, should you need any further information or assistance please do not hesitate to contact me.