Why do I pay an annual fee?

We charge a fee for hosting your domain. It’s similar to parking your car in a metered spot. Even though you own the car, you still have to pay to park it. You own your domain name, but you rent hosting services for your web site and e-mail address from your Internet Service Provider (ISP), … Continue reading “Why do I pay an annual fee?”

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How do I change my hosts file?

Basically, your hosts file tells your computer where to find a particular website before it goes out to the internet to look for it. Quite often when you are developing a new website, you’ll need to change your hosts file to see the new version (this way the public can’t access it). Making changes to … Continue reading “How do I change my hosts file?”

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How to choose a good hosting company?

Every year, your business pays for hosting. Just another routine service charge, right? Wrong! You’re paying for a safe home patrolled by a security guard to protect your website, your brand and your corporate identity. Does your website live in a safe neighbourhood? Websites reside, not in cyberspace, but in a physical location, on a … Continue reading “How to choose a good hosting company?”

Do hosting packages include traffic statistics?

Yes, all aWEBthatWORKS.com hosting packages include a web based traffic statistics than enable our customers to see how successful their web site is. Statistics include useful numbers such as how many people have visited your website, and how much traffic (throughput) you have used. Most statistics are broken down into totals and averages for that … Continue reading “Do hosting packages include traffic statistics?”

Five facts about hosting that you probably don’t know – but should

Every year, your business pays for hosting. Just another routine service charge, right? Wrong! You’re paying for a safe home patrolled by a security guard to protect your website, your brand and your corporate identity. Does your website live in a safe neighbourhood? Websites reside, not in cyberspace, but in a physical location, on a … Continue reading “Five facts about hosting that you probably don’t know – but should”