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A tad bit worrying for Web Hosts….

Whilst looking at what is happening in the world of web hosting and design in general, we found this worrying article: UK’s plans to fine web hosts for hosting “objectionable” content What is worrying, is not the article itself, but that ‘objectionable’ hasn’t been fully described in law – to give an example, a UK […]

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Web Host

This is the first in a five part series called Web Hosting Basics. All websites need a webserver. The companies that have webservers are called webhosts. If we take Guildford Web services Ltd as an example, we have a server in the UK that is built purely for webhosting. We then sell bits of it’s […]

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DNS

This is the fifth in a five part series called Web Basics. DNS stands for Domain Name System. Now that we have our domain name and our IP address this all must be associated across the network. Keeping without phone book analogy think of this as the phone book of the Internet. So if we […]

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Domain Names

This is the forth in a five part series called Web Basics. Us humans hate long string of numbers, so to get around this, we have domain names. A domain name points to an IP address, which as we pointed out earlier is like a phone number for a website. So, in this instance, the […]

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