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What is Uptime?

Often times, the term “99% uptime” is used to describe a web hosting provider’s reputability. Uptime is simply the period of time in which a web server is active and connected to the internet. Likewise, downtime is the period of … Continue reading

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What is an SSL Certificate?

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer, which is simply a cryptographic protocol that encrypts data as it is sent from a web server to a visitor’s computer. SSL is the industry standard in security for web sites that conduct online … Continue reading

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What is a Webmaster?

While it may sound as if a webmaster is an internet professional that is highly trained and proficient in building web sites, it is actually just a term that is used to describe a web site owner, or the owner … Continue reading

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What is Spam?

Spam is a term used to describe aggressive marketing and advertising tactics that overload a system or annoy a webmaster. If you have checked your email only to find hundreds of unknown emails from various companies, then you have dealt … Continue reading

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What is a Cron Job?

A cron job is simply a scheduled task that can be set up within your web hosting control panel. You can set up cron jobs to perform virtually any mundane and simple task that would usually be conducted through your … Continue reading

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