FAQs

Q?What’s an IP address ?
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The IP (Internet Protocol) address is the unique identifier for every machine on a network.
Just as you would address a letter to send in the mail, computers use the unique identifier to send data to specific computers on a network.

Q?What is the Difference between Web Design and Web Development ?
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Web design is the customer-facing part of the website. A Web Designer is concerned with how a site looks and how the customers interact with it.

Web development is the back-end of the website, the programming and interactions on the pages. A Web Developer focuses on how a site works and how the customers get things done on it.

Q?I noticed that some web sites have a little pad lock next to the web address, what does it mean?
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The pad lock next to the web address means that the connection to the server is protected using SSL.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.

Q?What is Responsive Design ?
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Responsive web design is an approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones).

Q?What is a Content Management System (CMS) ?
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A content management system (CMS) is a computer application that supports the creation and modification of digital content using a common user interface and thus usually supporting multiple users working in a collaborative environment.

Q?What does CSS stand for?
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CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media. CSS saves a lot of work. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once. External stylesheets are stored in CSS files.

Q?What is jQuery ?
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jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers.

Q?What is Web Hosting and Why do I need to have it ?
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Web Hosting is the activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites.
In order to have your web site displaying online, you must have Web Hosting space.

Q?When I try to navigate to my web site I see “Account Suspended” ?
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If you see “Account Suspended” when trying to go to your web page, either your domain name or web hosting has expired and you need to renew it.

Q?What does SEO stand for ?
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Search Engine Optimzation (SEO) is the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring that the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine.

Q?What is PHP and SQL ?
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PHP is a server-side scripting language created in 1995 and designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.

SQL stands for Structured Query Language. SQL is used to communicate with a database. According to ANSI (American National Standards Institute), it is the standard language for relational database management systems.