Bandwidth is all about the number of visitors (traffic) you have to your site. % of websites currently on the web use no more than 5 GB of bandwidth a month. It’s only sites that are expected to produce a significant amount of traffic that will require a larger rate of monthly bandwidth. Those are usually image-driven or […]
I have participated in the creation and publishing of hundreds of websites. I have learned what are the crucial elements on every website to make it successful. Follow these tips and your website will likely attract a lot of visitors. Fail in more than a couple of them, and you will have a hard time […]
Selecting a hosting plan is a crucial part of building a successful website. Whether you are setting up a blog, e-commerce site, company website or otherwise, you need to be sure that your host is reliable, efficient and available to support you when you need them. Unfortunately, all hosting packages are not created equal, and […]
Do you want to build a website, but have no idea how to start? Are you overwhelmed by the options? We got you covered. The best thing is that you don’t need to understand code or hire a web developer to create a great website. This article will break down the basics so that you can get […]
Regardless of the reason you want to have a website, choosing your domain name is one of the most important decisions in the whole process. It’s even more significant if you plan to do offline promotion as well. If you don’t care about branding and building a readership, you can choose any domain. But getting […]
There are three possible reasons why your images are not showing up on your pages as expected: The image file is not located in the same location that is specified in your <IMG SRC=> tag; the image does not have the same path and/or filename as specified in your <IMG SRC=> tag; the image file is corrupt or damaged.
The sad reality is that most webmasters have no idea what a robots.txt file is. A robot in this sense is a “spider.” It’s what search engines use to crawl and index sites on the internet. A spider will crawl a site and index all the pages (that are allowed to) on that site. Once that’s […]
Connecting to your newly created website from your local computer involves your ISP, a series of outbound routers, a series of inbound routers, and your web host’s servers. Often, as many as 12 – 24 individual computers are involved in the transmission of data between your computer and your account on hosting servers.
There are several methods of archiving files and retrieving archives. I recommend using the “zip” function to compress your files for its ease of use and portability. (Files zipped in Unix can be extracted using various tools on various platforms including Windows). Below I have provided various “unzip” methods. The “right” unzip method depends upon the method […]