Hosting FAQ


*What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a service that allows website owners to deliver their site content to others via the internet.

*How does web hosting work?
Hosting lets website owners access web servers, which respond to browser requests to access a page and deliver the web page and content the visitor is trying to access to them. Think of it as a database that stores your website’s information and delivers it to users who want to view it on the web.

*How much does web hosting cost?
The price of website hosting depends on the plan that you choose. We offer several low price options to help you purchase a hosting plan that suits your needs. We also offer several cheap options for our WordPress hosting plans as well.

*What is secure web hosting?
Secure web hosting is the ability of a hosting provider to protect your website and information from hackers, malware, and malicious code. At Name.com, we automate website backups, regularly monitor our servers and network components, and actively deter users who use their websites for nefarious purposes.

*What’s the difference between shared server and dedicated server hosting?
A dedicated server means that your website is the only one on the server. These are a higher-cost option that should only be used by those with significant amounts of traffic. At Name.com, we use shared servers, which means that several websites share a single server. This is a lower cost option that still provides high performance

*What is hosting bandwidth?
Bandwidth is the amount of data that transfers through your website at one time, and is relative to the amount of traffic you receive on your website. The more visitors you get on a consistent basis, the more bandwidth you’ll need.

*What is disk space?
Disk space is the amount of content on your website, including individual web pages, graphics, video, and more. The greater the amount of content you host through your website, the more disk space you’ll need.

*What should I look for in a web host?
Although there are many factors you should consider, the most important qualities to look for in a web host are flexible options for bandwidth and the number of websites you can host, a high percentage of guaranteed uptime, and regular backups. More

*Which web hosting plan is right for me?
The right web hosting plan for you will depend on your individual website needs. Our web hosting plans give you the flexibility to choose the cheapest hosting plan that will meet your requirements for bandwidth, disk space, storage, and more.

*Can I transfer my existing website to someVPS hosting?
Yes! If you want to migrate your current hosting plan to someVPS, you can do so by updating your DNS records or asking your current registrar to change your website’s name servers.