An ISP provides an Internet connection for a monthly fee. Typically, you receive a username,
password, and an e-mail account. You access the ISP's server with a modem by dialing in over a phone line
or using faster methods such as cable or digital subscriber lines (DSL).
A server is a computer located on the Internet 24 hours a day that stores your "Files" so that when
other people access your site they will be able to view your web site. Without a server, you would have to
be your own server and let people into your computer to see your pages (not to mention the extraordinary cost of
running special connections to your computer). A good reliable server is essential for your website. If you intend
to have people view your site, the server must be capable of handling all the requests in a timely manner. If a server goes "Down", people
have no access and consequently, you stand the chance of losing
Every website on the internet has a server computer which acts as a "host".
This host computer is connected to the internet 24 hours a day.
It stores all of the webpage (html) files, graphics and any
other items your site may contain so that your webpage and all
its contents are available to be accessed by users worldwide at
A domain name is a friendly Internet name
address that provides an easy way for you to locate people,
computers, and resources on the internet (i.e. yourcompany.com).
A domain name is a part of a computer hierarchical numbering
system that represent IP numbers. IP numbers or addresses are
used by computers to find other computers on the Internet. For
example, The IP address for yourcompany.com will look like this:
Each IP address has four sets of numbers separated by periods.
IP addresses range from 4 to 12 digits. Each set of numbers
range in value from 0 to 255. Since names are easier to remember
than four sets of numbers, the domain name systems was devised.
While the total length of a domain name may be up to
sixty-four (64) characters including the .com, the only
characters allowed are letters, digits (numbers), and the dash
(-). A domain name cannot, however, begin or end with a dash.
The "www" which almost always comes before the domain name in a
web-site address is not, in fact, part of the domain name. It
has simply become a standard practice to write "www." in-front
of a domain name. Domain names can be registered at any of the
registrar services, however, you can also use our convenient
script to register a name through Elehost. Elehost uses the
ICANN accredited Tucows registrar.
Elehost Web Design Inc.ís services cover every aspect of the web
designing process should you need our help. This includes
information consultation, web development, web site management
and marketing, search engine promotion, education and training,
and e-commerce solutions. We pride ourselves on being highly
skilled and knowledgeable about today's computer technology. Our
highest priority is to provide you, our valued customer, with
the resources to experience an endless spectrum of
possibilities, leading you and your business on the road to
Generally, most sites have text, company logo art, other visual
renderings such as sketches and drawings, graphics, product
images, and other images. It is almost completely up to you what
you choose to place on your pages, as long as it does not
violate our terms and conditions that you agreed upon when
signing up with us.
The fee is subject to
the type of package and support you require. Although pricing is
usually contingent upon a pre-set package, these packages can be
customized to suit your needs. Elehost Web Design Inc.
recognizes that not all web sites require the same features and
we will be happy to come up with a positive solution to suit
your specific needs. For a complete listing of our different
options and prices, click here.
Our flexible method of
billing permits you to pay in a 3 month period, 6 month period,
annually, or bi-annually. We accept VISA and MasterCard credit
cards, cheque or money order. Payment must be received before
the following hosting period begins to keep the account in good
Elehost Web Design Inc. does not permit the
hosting of adult content sites. These sites are in clear
violation of our Terms of Services:
"Elehost expressly forbids anyone from using Elehost servers for
the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing, or
otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, or pornographic
material, or any other material which we deem to be
objectionable, including, but not limited to, pornography,
satanic and hate related materials, slanderous, illegal,
offensive and any and all materials of an adult nature."
That means you agree not to store, transmit, link to, advertise
or make available any images containing nudity or semi-nudity.
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