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Before you choose a web hosting company to work with, is it very essential to ask the question below to you candidate.
Domain. Domain is your name, your brand. Can you handle domain name registrations, transfers and renewals?
Email. How many e-mail accounts come with each plan and what are the set-up fees for new accounts? Most plans specify the number of e-mails accounts upon sign-up. If you need more later, additional fees may apply.
Uptime Downtime. What is your uptime guarantee, and do you have a service level agreement? Most hosting firms offer 99% uptime (the amount of time your site will be available to viewers in the course of a year) and a guarantee. If they can’t provide continuous service. The Internet is not perfect, and many things are beyond their control. For your information Unturned Servers Hosting has 99% uptime.
What is the underlying technology of the server (Linux –PHP, Unix – Perl, Microsoft – ASP, Cold Fusion – CFM)?
What databases do you support? If your website needs to display dynamic data, those data need to be stored in an online database, such as MySQL, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, FoxPro, FileMakerPro, etc. Make sure your hosting company can provide support and database connectivity.
Do you offer application development or third-party web design and maintenance services? If you will be conducting ebusiness or e-commerce, you need to utilize scripting services and database development. Ask your hosting service if they can provide such services or if they can outsource it to a reputable third party.
A good company hosting will be please to answer your question and not cheating you because you don’t have any idea with website and webhosting matters. A good quality web hosting company will support you and fix your problem in 24 hours a day and their staff must have years’ experience with hosting matters.