Dictionary of web hosting terms
The price is the amount of money you'll need to purchase our service.
Our web hosting plan prices are paid annually.
Setup is the preliminary act of preparing a resource for a productive
run which requires some type of adjustment or additional configuring.
The price for setup includes the human work involved in machine
adjustments, consumables used and also the defective items produced
while finalizing the setup process.
We offer a 30 day money-back guarantee for all our web hosting clients,
which means that in this period you can have your money refunded.
Anything after these 30 days is non-refundable (Domain names are
non-refundable once registered).
Disk space is the amount of storage you get when signing up for a web
hosting account. It can be used for uploading any type of files -
everything from text documents, to .html documents, to pictures.
Traffic is the term used to describe the amount of data transferred and
the number of visits made to a web site at a given period. The level of
traffic is the main guide-line which determines which infrastructure you
require for your personal or business web site. It is also what
determines the price you'll have to pay your Internet Service Provider
for the traffic consumed over that given period of time.
Domain name registration
Domain registration is the process of registering a unique name which
will identify your web site. Domain names must have an extension, where
.com .net and .org are the most popular ones. When registering a domain
name, users should keep in mind that domains are tied to name servers,
which direct to which IP address the domain should point. Any server can
have multiple domain names, but a domain name can only point to one
server. One free domain registration or hosting transfer is included
with your hosting plan.
Technical support is somebody to call, e-mail or message when something
with the service you're using has gone wrong, or you don't seem to know
how to complete a given task and would like professional assistance.
Extensive online documentation
We have written and compiled one of the biggest online documentaries
available on the Internet today. We have various FAQ's (Frequently Asked
Questions) and tutorials available to all our users.
Integrated ticketing system
Resellers Panel has developed and integrated an online ticketing system
for all its users. Should you ever experience any technical
difficulties, feel free to post an
online trouble ticket. Our experienced team of technicians will
your problem in an average of 15 minutes.
1 hour response guarantee
Resellers Panel guarantees that all your requests, wether sales or
support related, will be answered in a time span of no more than 60
Resellers Panel is proud to announce that we can host virtually any top
level domain. No matter if you're extension is .co.uk, .us, or even .fj!
We can host up to 3 domain names on a single accounts (Corporate web
hosting plan only).
Subdomain is subsection of a domain. One such example of subdomain would
Custom MX and A records
MX Record (Mail Exchange Record)- Mail Server records designate the
mailservers that will handle mail for a given domain. Should a user have
more than one mailserver, MX records can also specify the order in which
the mailservers will be used as primary, secondary, backup and so on. An
A record is a DNS Address resource record. It maps a host's name to its
address and specifies the Internet Protocol address (in dotted decimal
form) of the host. Each host address should have one A record.
Our free advanced online web site builder will help you create and
modify your brand new web page with ease! Site Studio has been optimized
to guarantee your easy and pleasant work with web pages. Now you can
have a web site up and running in 30 minutes!
FrontPage Extensions support
FrontPage® is a Microsoft® product. It's software built for web
publishing and it's main priority is that it allows HTML programmers a
visual perspective when creating web documents. FrontPage's capabilities
are fairly decent for building, for example, the essential HTML tables.
It also allows users to FTP documents to a web server, giving them the
ability to view their web pages online. A server with FrontPage®
compatibility will allow it's users to edit their site using Microsoft®
FrontPage®. This also allows them to make use of a special built-in
features that use FrontPage Extensions (FrontPage Extensions Server
add-ons which allows users to make use of pre-defined functions such as
hit counters, Java buttons and form validation).
For more information about Microsoft® Office FrontPage® please visit
POP3 e-mail accounts
POP (Post Office Protocol) refers to the protocol commonly used by
e-mail software (for example Outlook Express) to retrieve e-mail from a
mail server. POP3 is currently the most common e-mail standard.
E-mail aliases can be setup as additional e-mail accounts, all under one
domain name. If, for example, your primary e-mail is email@example.com
and you'd like to add a secondary mail to your mailing account you can
use an e-mail alias to set up your second e-mail address as firstname.lastname@example.org.
A mailing list is a system which allows people to send an e-mail to one
address, where their message and/or attachments are copied and then
resent to all of the other subscribers in that particular mailing list
All our clients receive access to the our web mail. It's a free
web-based e-mail system for easy and quick access to your mailbox. It
can be used from anywhere and at any time, no e-mail client is required.
A mail server that supports the POP3 protocol. Used for retrieval and
sending of e-mail messages using the POP3 protocol.
An SMTP server is a mail server that supports the SMTP protocol for
An e-mail autoresponder is a special function that automatically returns
a pre written templated message to anyone who sends e-mail to a
particular e-mail address. E-mail autoresponders are widely used for the
purpose of responding to visitor comments and suggestions in a pre-made,
Catch-all e-mail is used to directs e-mail sent to any user (existing or
not) on your e-mail list. This means that should an e-mail ever be sent
to any address with @yourdomain.com at the end, the mail will be
received and sorted in a special mailbox of your choice.
Webmail Interface Languages
If you use the HORDE webmail system for viewing your email online, then
you can set the program's interface to your choice of over 40 languages.
All menu and other selection items will be displayed in the language of
Software installed on a machine to prevent the introduction of viruses.
Will also detect their presence and repair or remove them. Virus is a
software that is covertly introduced on to a computer system with the
intent of corrupting data or inhibiting the normal operation of the
system or network.
MySQL is a multi-user SQL (Structured Query Language) database server.
MySQL is quite a common database, proving APIs (application program
interface) for such languages as C, C++, Java, Perl, PHP and Python.
Information in the database is stored and retrieved using SQL.
phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended specifically to handle the
administration of MySQL over the Internet. It can create and drop
databases, it can edit tables (create, drop, modify) and fields, execute
an SQL statement, manage privileges and also export data into various
Perl (short for Practical Extraction and Report Language) is a
general-purpose programming language invented by Larry Wall in 1987.
With way over one million users around the globe, it's not hard to see
why it has become the language of choice for Web development, text
processing, Internet services and even mail filtering, graphical
programming, systems administration, and every other common task
requiring portable and easily-developed solutions.
PHP (a recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a
server-side HTML embedded scripting language, used to create dynamic Web
pages. A dynamic Web page is a page that can interact with the user
viewing it, so that each page visitor sees specially customized
information. PHP is open source and freely available for (primarily) use
on Linux (UNIX) Web servers. It is also a great alternative to
Microsoft's Active Server Pages (ASP) technology. The PHP script is
embedded within a Web page along with its HTML, just like ASP is. Before
the page resolves, the Web server calls PHP to interpret and perform the
operations called for in the PHP script. Any HTML page scripted in PHP
is typically given a file name suffix of ".php," ".php4," or ".phtml.".
Python is a web-friendly language allowing users to create more
sophisticated websites of all kinds. Please note that Python runs in CGI
mode instead of the standalone Apache module (mod_python).
Over 3500 Perl modules
A Perl module is a reusable package defined in a library file whose name
is the same as the name of the package (with a .pm on the end)
Crontab is a Unix command for scheduling jobs which will be executed
sometime in the future. A cron is usually used to schedule a task that
is executed periodically - for example, to send out an e-mail message to
specified people every month. Being a daemon process, it runs
continuously, waiting for specific events to occur.
Advanced Control Panel
Our advanced Control Panel is a great way to manage your hosting
account. It's packed with features and will help you relieve your web
hosting efforts. You can access the Control Panel in your choice of
language - English, Spanish, German & Bulgarian.
File Transfer Protocol - Primarily used for uploading or downloading
files to and from remote computer systems on a network using TCP/IP,
such as the Internet. An FTP account consists of a username and
password, which is used to login to a users FTP archive or to be able to
access it with a software program (FTP client or a HTML editor).
Our web-based file manager is a browsing, uploading and downloading
tool, specifically designed for the needs of new users. Using the
web-based file manager, they can execute specific file-related commands
Custom Error 404 page
A HTML Error 404 means a request was made for a file (or an object) and
it was not found on the queried server. The most common reasons for such
an error are : Moved pages, renamed pages, general user or server
mistyping, and also the fact that some operating systems are case
Password protected directories allow you to protect information on your
web site by specifying a single user or multi-user password protected
directory. Password protected directories will allow you to store
information online that will not be accessible to the general site
visitor. This feature is a great tool in giving specific people a place
to log into on your site and view documentation that is for them only.
Instant account activation
Your account will be active immediately after you've filled out our
signup form. Users can access it instantly and begin work on their web
store straight away.
SSL Certificate generation
Secure Sockets Layer. Allows encrypted, authenticated communications
over the Web. SSL provides security in online commerce. URL's starting
with "https://" indicate the utilization of SSL.
SSL certificate generation is the process of generation an unsigned SSL
certificate code, before sending it to an authorized registrar for
Server-Side Include (SSI) is a command in the form of an HTML comment
that communicates with the web server and performs a task as part of the
page download. Different servers support different commands and there is
no official standard yet. If the web page you're visiting has a .shtml
extension it's likely the page was generated partially with SSI
SSH means Secure Shell and it allows you to securely access your web
site using the SSH encryption software. Very useful for advanced web
Unrestricted bandwidth means that you can use the maximum of our
bandwidth connection available speed at a given moment. We haven't set a
bandwidth cap and the data transfer, it's fully unrestricted.
Raw access and error logs
Error log - An error log records any abnormal activity on a web site or
web server. It's common for different sites or servers to generate
custom error logs, reflecting the use and abuse of the system. Systems
administrators have to rely on such logs and are responsible for
retrieving and examining them for any errors. Access logs are simply log
every visit to your site and all the hits inside the site itself.
Traffic stats - WebAlizer
Our traffic stats utility compiles several reports with graphics and
text for each processed month. The Webalizer produces several reports
(html) and graphics for each month processed. In addition, a summary
page is generated for the current and previous months (up to 12). The
yearly (index) report shows statistics for a 12-month period, and links
to each month. The monthly report has detailed statistics for that month
with additional links to any URL's and referrers found.
Detailed bandwidth stats
All our users can have access to a detailed summary of their bandwidth
Stable Linux with Apache
Linux is currently the most popular, freely-distributable open source
operating system, which can runs on a number of hardware platforms. The
Linux kernel was originally developed by Linus Torvalds. Since it is
free of charge, and because it has such a high platform compatibility
(this includes PCs and Macintoshes), Linux has become an extremely
popular alternative to payed operating platforms. Apache is a freely
distributed Web server that is available under an "open source" license.
According to a popular web server survey 60% of web sites on the World
Wide Web are using Apache, easily making Apache more widely used than
all other Web servers combined.
2.5 GBits network connectivity
The internet connection speed is currently one of the fastest available
- 2.5 Gbits. This is the total connectivity that our network provider
located in Fremont/California has with the outside world.
Daily data back-up
We treat our clients information with the utmost care. That's the reason
why we backup all the info on our servers on a daily basis. Should there
be any technical issue, we can restore all the info from the previous
UPS & diesel back-up generator
We have a powerful UPS's and diesel backup electricity generator, should
we ever experience a prolonged power outage.
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