How to Make a Website?

How to Make a Website?

Do you want to build your own 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 in order to create a great website. This article will break down the basics so […]

Choosing the Perfect Domain Name

How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name

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 […]

Troubleshooting Broken Images and Hyperlinks

How to Fix Broken Images and Links on Your Website

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 file name as specified in your <IMG SRC=> tag; the image file is corrupt or […]

How much Bandwidth and Disk Space do I Really Need?

How much Bandwidth and Disk Space do I Really Need?

Bandwidth is relative to the amount of visitors (traffic) you have to your site. 99% of web sites currently on the web use no more than 5 GB of bandwidth a month. It’s only sites that are expected to produce a large amount of traffic that will require a larger rate of monthly bandwidth, like adult sites, […]

Robots.txt File Explained: Allow or Disallow All or Part of Your Website

Robots.txt File Explained: Allow or Disallow All or Part of Your Website

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. Basically a spider will crawl a site and index all the pages (that are allowed to) of that site. Once […]

Cannot Connect to Your Newly Created Hosting Account? Here is Why.

Cannot Connect to Your Newly Created Hosting Account? Here is Why.

Connecting to your web hosting account 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.

Zipping and Unzipping Files in UNIX

Zipping and Unzipping Files in UNIX

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 […]

Domain Traceroute Instructions

How to Do a Traceroute to a Domain?

In many cases, you’ll need to see a traceroute from your computer to your domain in order to diagnose connection and other problems. To run a traceroute from your machine, follow the instructions below.

Troubleshooting E-mail Problems

Troubleshooting E-mail Problems

Check your Configuration The first thing to do is verify that you have configured your e-mail client correctly. CLICK HERE for detailed instructions. At the very least, make sure that you have your POP (Incoming) Mail Server set to yourdomain.com (where yourdomain.com is your actual domain name.) Do not prefix your domain name with http://, www.,mail., pop3. or any other prefix. Also verify that your username and password have […]