HOSTING – MAKING YOUR WEBSITE AVAILABLE TO THE WORLD

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media What is Hosting? Before your website can be seen by your customers it has to be stored on a computer that is accessible by them, the computer that fills this roll is called a server and the companies that provide this service are called hosting providers. Selecting a quality provider can be a difficult task, each service provides different features and benefits and varies greatly in cost.  What provider you go with can vary greatly depending on what your website was created with, your security needs, and your anticipated traffic. What are …

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What the Heck is WordPress?

This post originally appeared on Think Forward Media. In recent years there has been a growing wave of different Content Management Systems (CMSs). CMS’s are online tools used to create websites and blogs. One such tool is WordPress. A significant amount of Fortune 500 companies make use of wordpress, along with certain music sites and news outlets such as CNN and the New York Times. BBC America and Bloomberg professional are also some of the big name brands that are currently using WordPress. There are two ways to get started with WordPress. The first option is with WordPress.com. WordPress.com is a …

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