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 Bandwidth

Bandwidth is a measurement of data transfer capacity.  Each hosting package has a specific...

 CGI-BIN

A cgi-bin is a directory found on web servers that allows for the use of .cgi and .pl...

 CHMOD

CHMOD is a set of permissions that are assigned to a file.  Scripts and files can be CHMOD...

 cPanel

cPanel is a web-based control panel to help you manage your hosting account online.

 DNS

Domain Name System is a translation between domain names and IP addresses that allows your site...

 FTP

File Transfer Protocol is the easiest and most secure way to transfer files over the internet....

 IMAP

Internet Message Access Protocol is a method of accessing email or newsgroup postings which are...

 MySQL

MySQL is a database management system which holds a structured collection of data.  SQL...

 Nameservers

Nameservers point your domain to the correct web hosting server, so that when someone enters your...

 Ping

Ping is a computer network tool used to test whether a particular website/host is reachable...

 Plesk

Plesk is a control panel that allows you to manage your hosting account.

 POP

Post Office Protocol is the internet standard for inbound mail from your web hosting...

 Propagation

Propagation is the time it takes for your DNS settings to register across the internet and become...

 SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol is the internet standard for host-to-host mail transport. ...

 Spam

Spam is the abuse of electronic messaging systems to send unsolicited bulk messages.

 SSH

Secure Shell is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel...

 SSL

Secure Socket Layer works to establish an encrypted link between a website and a clients browser....

 Subdomain

A subdomain is an address which operates just below your top level address.  Subdomains are...

 Traceroute

Traceroute is a computer network tool used to determine the route taken by packets across an IP...

 WHMCS

WHMCS is the client management, billing and support system.  It's used by customers to...