Frequently Asked Questions About Web Hosting And Our Services
What is web hosting?
Web hosting refers to the process of publishing a web site so that it is available to the world on the Web. Paid web hosting also involves getting a domain name and not having forced ads displayed on your site.
What is a domain name?
A domain name is a sequence of letters and numbers which determine the address of your site. This site’s domain name is "bangkokhosting.org" You need to register a domain name before your web site becomes accessible at this address. You can search for domain name availability here.
How long does it take to set up my hosting account
Bangkok Hosting can set up your hosting packages in just a few minutes, the only factor being where and who has your domain name. If we purchase the domain name for you then everything can be set up fairly quickly.
What are PHP, SQL, Java, IP, etc.?
Those acronyms refer to various features such as programming languages, databases, etc. that might be available with a hosting plan. Please check out our glossary of terms for definitions.
What is shared (virtual) web hosting?
Shared (or virtual) web hosting is the most fitting way of hosting for 99% of web sites. It means that a web hosting company will have one or more servers (computers constantly connected to the Internet that run a web server software such as Apache or IIS) that will be running multiple web sites (it will be shared). Unless a web site is exceptionally busy or requires a lot of bandwidth, this is the least expensive way to get a real web site. You can still have your own IP address with virtual hosting and the site won't look any different to users. Other options are dedicated, co-location, or doing it yourself web hosting. In those options you have the whole computer to yourself and you can do things like install your own software.
Can I keep my domain name when I change a host?
Yes. You can register your domain name with a separate registrar before getting a hosting package. Then, when you purchase a web hosting package from us, you just need to point your domain’s name servers to our server. We will provide you with all that information.
You can also choose to register a domain name with us. We will then take care of setting up everything for you. It is highly recommended that you choose this method as it saves you both time and money.
Does it make a difference what type of desktop computer I use?
No. This will only make a difference if you develop scripts that you want to use without changes on your web site. FrontPage extensions can also be done on Unix (or Linux) servers.
Will I have forced advertising on my site like I do on Geocities, etc.?
No. Purchasing a hosting package ensures that the space paid for is devoted to your website only. In fact you can put your own ads on it if you'd like, or charge others who may want to advertise on your space.
I don't have any experience in creating a website. Can yoou help me create one if I host my site with you?
Bangkok Hosting is owned by Position Front Page International Co. Ltd. Their team of professionals are experts in the field of website design. They can create a perfect website tailored to fit your company's needs. We would be happy to refer you to them.
What is domain parking?
Domain parking lets you cheaply reserve a domain name for future use and display an "under construction" default page on it. You can register a domain and not park it anywhere but then your site will simply be inaccessible until you get a web host. Some registrars let you park your domain for free.
What is full-service web hosting?
"Full-service" can refer to a variety of services offered in addition to providing web space, transfer, and emails for a web site. For example, it could be 24/7 toll free phone support, web design services, or web site content maintenance services as well as offer additional products needed for eCommerce websites, like SSL Certificates. Bangkok Hosting is a full service hosting company.
What are the numbers listed under "space" and "transfer"?
Space is the amount of "stuff" you can put on your web site. Available space is usually listed in megabytes (MB, millions of bytes). Single letter takes up one byte. HTML files are usually rather small (this file is about 25,000 bytes) but pictures and programs can get quite big. Your scripts, emails and stats will also take up space on your host. Transfer is the amount of "stuff" that visitors to your site can download before you reach your monthly limit. Transfer is usually listed in gigabytes (billions of bytes). After the transfer limit is reached for the month, you will need to pay extra for additional transfer at higher rates. For example, if an average visitor to your site views 3 HTML pages of 20 KB (thousands of bytes) each and 8 small embedded pictures of 10 KB each, and you get 500 visitors per day, you will require at least (3 * 20 + 8 * 10) * 500 * 30 = 2,100,000 KB = 2.1 GB of transfer per month.
How do I pay for web hosting services?
You can tranfer your money to our bank account.
Bank : Kasikorn Bank
Branch : Kluaynamthai
Account Name : Position Front Page International Company Ltd.
Account No : 712-2-41659-8
How do I upload my site?
The main method of uploading files to your site's account is by using an FTP client. When you sign up with a host, you will probably get an FTP account that lets you access files in your account (usually ftp.yoursitename.com, your main account name and password). Then you can use a built-in Windows or Internet Explorer FTP client, or some other software that supports FTP such as CuteFTP, WS_FTP, or Total Commander, to transfer files from your hard drive to your account. If you don't get an FTP account or if you prefer a Web interface, you can use your account control panel's File Manager instead. Yet another method is to use an SSH or telnet client software, such as SecureCRT, to upload using Zmodem protocol (sz and rz commands).
All these methods will work fine, but we recommend using dedicated FTP programs as the preferred solution because these programs have the best user interfaces and support advanced options like setting file permissions and resuming aborted file transfers.
What is uptime?
Uptime is the percentage of time that a website is working. For example, if some host has an uptime average of 99.86%, this means that your site will be down for a total of about 1 hour each month. We monitor the uptime of our servers and we are proud to report an uptime average of 99.98%
Yes. Those are client-side technologies, so the host doesn't have to do anything to support or enable them. Any browser (such as Internet Explorer or Netscape) that supports them is enough, so any host will do. It doesn't matter whether Java or Flash are listed among the plan's features, they are supported by default.
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» Free Webmail
» Email Accounts
» Daily Backup
» MySQL & Php MyAdmin
» Free Spam Filter
» Free Anti-Virus
» Plus Much More
Why Bangkok Hosting
- Website Hosting Experts
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