This knowledge base is designed to give you our "pre-sale" clients an overview of basic web and hosting terminology so that you can make informed decisions.
There's another more extensive knowledge base your the client services dashboard that can answer many questions you may have about your web operations. And, if you ever need more information just open a support ticket and we're happy to help!
What you need to know
What's Cloud Hosting?
The main concept of cloud hosting is the resources required for maintaining your website doesn't rely on just one server but rather a cluster of servers that work together… hence the term "the cloud".
Bandwidth is the amount of data you are allocated to transfer to and from your website each month. So, for example, all visits, page views, uploads, downloads, streams, etc, equate to a reduction in your Bandwidth allotment.
Disk Space also referred to as storage is the amount of space available on the server for storing the data / content of your site. On average 5 GB is more than enough for most individuals and small to medium businesses
An SSL Certificate (Secure Sockets Layer) creates a secure link between a website and a visitor's browser. SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization's details. If you engage in any form of ecommerce on your website and accept credit cards online, you need an SSL Certificate for website security.
CMS (Content Management System) systems powered by open source code and teams are a more modern approach to web design. CMS web applications are used to manage the content (articles, audio images, videos, files,) of a website. Popular CMS systems include WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and TYPO3. The most popular CMS system currently is WordPress with about 18 million installations worldwide.
Why should I choose 1MediaTech.Com for my web services?
We're building one of the worlds great technology companies. Our engineers have years of experience, and we're the new kids on the block! We view our clients as our most important asset and we do everything possible to help our customers achieve their online goals.