Top 10 Important terms in website hosting

Siliconhouse provides the hosting products. The important terms we want to know in the hosting is bandwidth,diskspace, inodes etc.

1. Bandwidth

This is the amount of data that can be transmitted over a connection in a given time.

2. DNS

This is always a hard one to fully explain and Cloudflare does an awesome job. The Domain Name System (DNS) is basically the phonebook of the Internet. Humans access information online through domain names, like

3. FTP

FTP is short for “File Transfer Protocol.” When it comes to websites, this is how files are uploaded to the internet.

4. Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

You know this one! SEO is the process of creating and modifying content for the best visibility on search engines.

5. SSL

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer and is a standard security protocol for establishing encrypted links. This ensures that all data transmitted between the web server and the browser remains secure.

6. Control Panel

 The control panel is the central hub for a web hosting account. This is where the user modifies and controls all aspects of their web hosting such as adding new domains and sub domains, uploading web pages and installing server applications

7. WordPress

The most popular blogging software available. It is free, open source software that is extremely customizable and is often used as a CMS. Many hosts provide this as a one click installation

8. Control Panel

The control panel is provided by the web hosting companies to manage your web hosting account and your website. A control panel is a web based interface that enables the customers to manage their hosting services through a single interface.

9. Ecommerce Hosting

Ecommerce hosting is the hosting platform for running an online store. Ecommerce hosting enables you to set up your online store within a short span of time.

10. High Availability

 High availability of a system is its ability to ensure the agreed level of uptime that Is usually higher than the normal period. High availability also signifies the systems that can operate continuously for a long period of time without any failure.

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