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IP Addresses Definition

Every server on the internet is assigned a unique number – an IP (Internet Protocol) address. This number can be thought of as a ‘telephone number‘ which allows other computers to find and access files no matter where they are. The IP  address is 4 bytes (32 bits). Each byte is known as an octet […]

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Web Server Space

Every hosting account has a certain allotment of disk space. The disk space is used to hold all the files which make up your web site – HTML files, graphics, scripts, and multi-media content. Usually the more expensive the hosting package the more disk space and the more bandwidth you receive. A basic web site […]

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What is Bandwidth?

Definition of Bandwidth for Website Hosting Bandwidth is a term that has several different meanings depending on the context. When talking about bandwidth in terms of Web Hosting it refers to the amount of data that transfers into and out of your web hosting account. Incoming data can include requests for web pages, email, FTP […]

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