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Domain Names / What to do, if domain I want is already registered?
« on: October 12, 2019, 06:29:09 PM »
      I want to buy a domain and for that, I came up with a domain name. But, during registration, I found out that the same domain name is already registered. What shall I do in such case, I genuinely want to have that domain name.

This is a usual doubt before registering a domain. Will try to explain in simple terms :

1) Domain registrant:
Any person who wants to register a domain name is called as domain registrant. That means, an end customer.

[When you decide to buy a domain, you reach out to domain registrars or resellers.]

2) Domain registrar: Registrars are accredited organizations that take responsibility for processing the registration of domain names.

3) Domain resellers: Reseller registers a domain on behalf of registrants, but they don't have a contractual relationship with ICANN.

Thanks everyone, for your valuable answers.

Domain Names / Re: What is domain privacy?
« on: September 04, 2019, 12:27:13 PM »
Domain Privacy :

Domain privacy is a service provided by domain name registrars. As a site owner, you need to purchase privacy from the domain registrar, who in turn will replace your information in the WHOIS with information for a forwarding service in-order to maintain your privacy and anonymity.

White HAT SEO means ranking your web pages in search engine result pages by following all the SEO protocols in a legal way.
Whereas, Black HAT SEO is used to rank web pages by following illegal ways that are not entertained by search engines.

White HAT SEO gives good results for a long time.
Black HAT SEO can give results for a short time only.

Thus, it is always advisable to practice White HAT SEO techniques.

SEO / Social Media Discussions / Re: What is Press Release in SEO?
« on: July 13, 2019, 06:37:00 PM »
Press release is used as Press release submission in SEO that refers to the writing of new events, products or services of the company and submitting it to the PR sites. It is considered as an OFF page SEO strategy.

Web Hosting / Re: What is SSL certificate?
« on: July 01, 2019, 02:45:28 PM »
SSL certificate protects your sensitive information while it travels through computer networks.
SSL is used to keep the information sent in the encrypted form so that only the intended recipient can access it.
It helps to secure the website's information like credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, etc. while it gets a transfer from a computer to the server. Thus, the SSL certificate protects your information from hackers and identity thieves.

Web Hosting / Re: What is DHCP server?
« on: June 26, 2019, 06:09:09 PM »
DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. DHCP assigns a temporary IP to the client within the range of number system so that it can access the internet with its identity.

Web Hosting / Re: Pros and Cons of Web hosting
« on: June 25, 2019, 04:53:38 PM »
I think the pros and cons of web hosting depend on the provider. Still,  I will list down some of the common things that I think might help you :

Pro's of Web Hosting are :
1) It protects your website.
2) The web hosting provider offers you unlimited hosting resources
3) Genuine hosting providers also offer SSL certificate, SSD storage space, and free migration.
4) You get higher uptime with genuine hosting providers.

Con's of web hosting is not much. The only I think is sometimes the cost issue. There isn't any fixed cost associated for any specific type of hosting, as it varies from provider to provider.

Web Hosting / What is Softaculous?
« on: May 25, 2019, 05:54:00 PM »
Hello everyone,
I noticed that some of the hosting providers offer Softaculous with their hosting plans.
So can you guys tell me what is it exactly? And what are its uses?

Web Hosting / Re: What is a DDoS attack?
« on: May 15, 2019, 04:52:47 PM »
DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attack is mainly caused due to the heavy traffic to your server. In this case, the attacker gains control of the network of online machines in order to carry out an attack. The attackers are known to infect your computers and other machines with malware, turning each one into a bot. Attackers have remote control over the group of bots, and those are called a botnet.

After botnet establishment, the attacker will be able to direct the machines via remote control and they will make the IP address as their victims and gets targeted by the botnet. Steadily each bot will start sending a request to the target and will cause the network to reach overflow capacity, which causes denial-of-service to normal traffic.  This way DDoS attack infects to the system or server.

Domain Names / Re: What is mean by my EPP key?
« on: May 06, 2019, 03:02:39 PM »
The EPP key (Authorization code) is a safeguard against authorized transferring of domain name registration and it protects your rights as a domain owner. So you won't require it while registering a domain for the first time, but yes, without EPP key it is impossible to even initiate the domain transfer from a current provider to other.

Web Hosting / How does dedicated IP address affects SEO?
« on: April 30, 2019, 12:10:14 PM »
Hey everyone,
I would like to know if the IP address has any effect on SEO? And how does it affects?
So that accordingly I can work for my SEO.

General Discussion / Re: How to Design Engaging Contact Us Page?
« on: April 24, 2019, 05:36:37 PM »
Designing an engaging contact us page is easy but tricky, here's how you can do it :

(i) Do not use the 'sales' kind of headlines. Sometimes the titles itself sounds that you are forcing the visitors to buy products from you. Instead, use other ways, like ask your visitors to visit your office, or talk to your experts for free.
(ii) Don't have the lengthy title for contact us page.
(iii) Use creative icons.
(iv) Don't make the form very long for visitors to fill (ask only required questions).
These are just easy ways to design contact us page.

Hey everyone,
I can see this forum is the most activate forum regarding all the issues in web hosting. Every-time I have got appropriate guidance without much of delay.
That's why I again chose this platform to clarify my doubt.

My doubt is about cloud hosting. Like nowadays, due to increased cybercrime, I have read that cloud is the best option to save our files. Is it so? Is cloud really safe to run my databases? 
If yes, then what points shall I consider for that?
If no, then why?

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