“Ignorance is no excuse.” Our “learned friends” often like to remind us. Same could apply for us who use the internet daily without a single clue on how and what we log into daily operates. In this age of growing technology, we will not be forgiven for not getting our basics right-at least concerning this basic web hosting  knowledge. You and I can learn how the websites we visit daily operate without actually feeling like rock scientists. This conversation seeks to introduce you to the basic understanding of web hosting. What is web hosting? What does it entail? What should you think next time  you bypass a signpost at that junction reads”we offer web hosting services” what will you hear? How will you react next time you hear the IT section guy at your office mentioning this term “web hosting” and perhaps charging you more for it? The second entry when you put the words “what is web hosting” in Google is from www.quackit.com defining webhosting “as the service that makes your website available to your users”. Yes, you can even visit  your web developer and  acquire the website name (domain) .You may even have the pages designed to your stipulations. But even after all that is done, you still need to have your new designed website hosted somewhere. What does that take? You need a server This is where the company that is hosting you provides a server computer to generate hosting space for your website. IP Address This is also known as the internet protocol address, www.techtarget.com defines internet protocol as “the method or protocol by which data is sent from one computer to another on the Internet.” www.Internet society.org explains IP […]