Technical Issues for Beginners
You will need a domain name (ie website name) for your site. Not sure what you want to be called? I can help you and offer suggestions, as well as carrying out the domain name search and registering on your behalf.
Read more about Domain Names in my briefing : Who am I? Where am I (and what’s the meaning of life?)
Beginner's guidance on domain names and web hosting
You will also need to arrange web hosting -
The Basic Annual Web Hosting Package offers 12 months domain registration, hosting and maintenance of your website and e-
Read more about Web Hosting in the briefing: Who am I? Where am I? (and what’s the meaning of life?) Beginner's guidance on domain names and web hosting.
All Waving Moose websites are managed sites, ie not the kind you update yourself directly. This is a personal choice, but my clients prefer it. (For a variety of reasons, mostly because websites don’t have to be constrained by templates and clients don’t risk compromising the design and/or spending a lot of time learning and dealing with the technicalities).
If you need to make changes at any time, you just notify me by email and the changes will be made for you -
If this is an issue for you, you might find it helpful to read this briefing: What Kind of Website is Right for You?
No doubt you have an e-
1. Email Forwarding redirects an email sent to your domain name email address to your existing email address. For example, firstname.lastname@example.org is set to forward to you@yourISP.com or email@example.com or any other existing email address. So you will receive all email sent to this address, but you reply from your own email. You must have an existing email address to use this service, but there is no need to change the settings in your email program.
The main advantage of forwarding is simplicity, it requires you to do nothing, no set up, no passwords etc.
You can have up to 10 forwarded addresses with our basic web hosting package (£60pa).
2. POP3 Email -
POP3 is provided with our second web hosting package (£85pa).
Of course I cannot guarantee what or how much business you will get from your website. But I will do my best to help you get the most from it. Everybody wants to be at the top of the list in Google and other search engines. That's why not everybody can be! But there are things you can do to help improve your position. This is referred to as SEO -
There are numerous companies out there who offer SEO services -
The many things that impact on SEO are ever-
Read more about SEO in our briefing: Helloooo… We’re Over Here! Some tips on getting noticed on Search Engines (Search Engine Optimisation -
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