In order to have an internet presence such as a website and emails there are two things you will require a domain name and a web hosting service. Let’s look at domain names first. Your domain name is your name on the Internet. When you register a domain name it becomes your property. A domain name is a valuable piece of Internet real estate and by registering your domain you are protecting your business or ideas by ensuring that nobody else can register them.
There are several types of domain names the most popular are us domains like com net and dot org and UK domains like Co UK and dot org dot UK u.s. Domains can be registered for between 1 to 10 years.
UK domains can be registered for up to 2 years at a time you will always have the opportunity to renew your domain name in advance of its expiry date we will send you a renewal reminder and you can quickly and easily renew your domain name at any time.
Registering a domain name with picker web is quick and easy. Just enter your domain name in the space provided select search and it will show you whether or not it’s available. If it shows it’s available you can then register it and it will be registered instantly and you will be sent a confirmation email when you purchase.
Your domain name you have the option to add a hosting service as well web hosting is just a term to describe the computer and network infrastructure required for you to be able to set up a website and emails it consists of a powerful set of computers called servers. Which are located in a specially designed building called a data center.
The data center is manned 24 hours a day by highly trained technicians. It is built with security and resilience in mind and it and it includes built-in backup systems to ensure that your website and emails are working 24 hours a day seven days a week.
When choosing your web hosting there are two terms that you need to be familiar with disk space and bandwidth. Diskspace is the amount of space that is allocated to you on our hosting servers. For example one gigabyte of disk space is enough for around ten thousand web pages bandwidth. Just means the amount of traffic to and from your website and consists mainly of email traffic visitors to your website.
When you publish your website to give you an idea ten gigabytes of monthly bandwidth would be enough for tens of thousands of visitors to your website. When you order a web hosting service everything is set up automatically and you are immediately sent a welcome email that contains all of the information such as passwords that you will need to get started you.
Manage your web hosting through an easy to use control panel. Here you can perform a range of functions easily and quickly. For example you can create email addresses, you can create databases, you can backup your website, you can install tools like an applications for example blogs. You can do these with just a couple of clicks.