Types of web hosting

There are several types of web hosting: shared, VPS, dedicated and cloud. Shared Web Hosting The most common (and usually the cheapest) type of web hosting for people who just want to quickly set up a web site without spending a lot of money. Shared web hosting involves renting out space on a web server ...

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Domain Name FAQs

If you want to register a domain name (e.g. example.com) you will need to use a domain name registrar. Popular registrars include: NameCheap, NameSilo, and Hover. Prices vary depending on the domain extension. A ".com" domain name is usually around $10 per year. Most domain name registrars also offer web hosting. And most web hosting ...

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How to register and setup a domain name using a domain registrar

Here's how you can register a domain name using a domain name registrar. Visit a domain name registrars homepage (e.g. namecheap.com). Usually there is a large input box/text field where you can enter the domain name you want to acquire. Otherwise you'll need to browse the site until you find a link leading to a ...

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How to purchase and setup web hosting

Pretty much all web hosting providers are the same, except for services targetting tech savvy customers (e.g. AWS, Digital Ocean, etc.). (Check out my tutorial on purchasing and setting up VPS and dedicated hosting.) Go to the provider's web site (e.g. GoDaddy, WordPress.com, etc.). Select a web hosting plan. If you have an existing domain ...

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WP Engine

One of the first WordPress-only web hosting companies. They promise much more hand-holding than discount providers.

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