So you are updating your Wordpress website and feeling good about keeping everything up to date when a "Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance. Check back in a minute." page appears. You wait a minute and press F5 to refresh ... still there. You wait a few more minutes and it is still there. You force [...]
Domain registration is the process by which a company or individual can secure a website domain for the period of the contract, usually one year. Website registration must be renewed each year or the domain will revert back to being available for anyone to register.
Once you have a domain name and a website you will need hosting for your website. Web hosting is a physical place (called a server) to store your website online and make it available to the world wide web. You pay a rental fee for this space which includes disk space, bandwidth (called traffic), email [...]