Capability of setting up a public area for remote access to your server
Active Server Pages, Microsoft's technology to enables HTML pages to
be dynamic and interactive by embedding scripts, i.e. either VBScript
in ASP pages (suffix .asp) are processed by the server, any browser
can work with ASP pages regardless of its support for the scripting
language used therein.
Active Server Pages enable web developers to make their
sites dynamic with database driven content. The code is mainly written
in VB Script, and it is produced on the server of the web site instead
of the browser of your web site visitors. The server reads the ASP code
and then translates it to raw HTML. This means that the web site owner
doesn't have to worry about the visitor having the right tools to view
the the web site's dynamic content.
ASP.net is the next generation of Microsoft's Active Server Page (ASP),
a feature of their Internet Information Server (IIS). ASP.net is different
from ASP in two major ways: it supports code written in compiled languages
like C++, Visual Basic, and Perl, and, it features server controls that
can separate the code from the content, allowing WYSIWYG editing of
(Common Gateway Interface) -- A set of rules that describe how a Web
Server communicates with another piece of software on the same machine,
and how the other piece of software (the "CGI program") talks
to the web server. Any piece of software can be a CGI program if it
handles input and output according to the CGI standard. Usually a CGI
program is a small program that takes data from a web server and does
something with it, like putting the content of a form into an e-mail
message, or turning the data into a database query. You can often see
that a CGI program is being used by seeing "cgi-bin" in a
URL, but not always. CGI is often used to accomplish tasks which are
not supported by basic HTML, such as a "hit" counter or guest book.
You may use this directory to set up scripts that you write or find
elsewhere on the Web. We offer several pre-written scripts, available
free for your use. These include a clock, counter, guest book, form
e-mail processor, discussion forum, and much more!
A form of interactive online communication that allows you to have real
time conversations with others on your computer. Chatting on the Internet
can take place via Web pages in places known as chat rooms or on IRC
channels . Either way, when participating in a chat discussion, your
messages are instantaneously relayed to other members and their messages
are instantaneously relayed to you.
Cold Fusion is a sophisticated scripting language for web developers
that want advanced site development and database interfacing. Cold Fusion
supports MS Access, dBASE, FoxPro, and Paradox databases.
Data Transfer / Hits
You have a limited number of data transfer (or hits) on your virtual
server. Any outward-bound traffic from your web site is considered data
transfer. For example, each time a html file, image, or other element
on your web page is loaded, data transfer is generated.
Dedicated IP Number
Your website can have your own dedicated IP number. This will ensure
that your site will always be active and easily found.
Detailed Web Statistics Comprehensive daily graphical reports on
your website visitor demographics.
Disk space refers to the amount of server disk storage your account is
allocated. This space is used to store your html files, graphics, audio
clips, POP mail messages, and all other files that make up your Web site.
Each of our virtual servers includes a specified allotment of disk storage
space, but additional space can be purchased for any account or you can
upgrade to higher plans.
A domain is the main subdivision of Internet addresses, the last three
letters after the final dot, and it tells you what kind of organization
you are dealing with. There are six top-level domains widely used in the
US: .com (commercial) .edu (educational),.net (network operations), .gov
(US government), .mil (US military) and .org (organization). Other, two
letter domains represent countries; thus;.uk for the United Kingdom and
E-Mail Auto Responders
Autoresponders may be used to send automated responses to incoming e-mail
sent to a specific address. An autoresponder could be used to send a standard
message to persons addressing firstname.lastname@example.org for example.
All Hosting plans come with unique POP3 E-Mail accounts, in addition to
E-Mail forwarding. You have the option to retrieve e-mail directly from
POP3 mailboxes on the mail server using an e-mail program such as Outlook
Express. Your POP E-Mail accounts can be instantly created from the web
control panel included with all virtual server packages. E-Mail Aliases
/ Forwarders Using E-Mail Aliases or forwarders, you can receive any email
at (***)@yourdomain.com. Specific mail forwarding options may be enabled
in your web control panel to redirect or forward E-Mail names to different
addresses on the Internet. For example, e-mail addressed to email@example.com
could forward to an account at VSNL (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to another
E-Mail address on your domain (email@example.com).
File Transfer Protocol; method used to "upload" your web site files to
your virtual server. You have unlimited access to your virtual server
via FTP 24-hours a day to set up and maintain your Web site. You can work
on HTML documents, graphics, and scripts locally, then upload files to
your Web site when ready.
Full Tape Backup
Comprehensive backups of your data. In the event of permanent data loss,
a restoration may occur that will recover your lost files.
Graphical Web Control Panel
An administration utility accessed via any web browser for instant control
and complete management of your website. Allows the easy setup of mailboxes,
aliases, password protection, statistical reporting, FTP through your
web browser to your account, and much more!
(also known as Web hosting, Web site hosting, and Webhosting) is the business
of housing, serving, and maintaining files for one or more Web sites.
More important than the computer space that is provided for Web site files
is the fast connection to the Internet.Once your website is completed
the site must be placed on a web "Server" (a computer which
is permanently connected to the Internet). This means that your site can
be accessed anywhere around the world at any time.
Think of this as renting space on a computer that has been optimized to
deliver web pages really fast. It is connected to the internet through
a very high speed connection. The combination of fast response and high
data transfer rate means that requests for pages are processed very quickly.
Good data centers also have multiple connections to the internet, backup
power generators, and perform frequent backups. Most hosting services
offer connections on T-1 or T-3 lines. Typically, an individual business
hosting its own site would require a similar connection and it would be
expensive. Using a hosting service lets many users share the cost of a
fast Internet connection for serving files.
A list service for emailing your customers in a consolidated fashion.
A UNIX based SQL database, very easy to use!
404: Not Found
If a visitor to your site reaches an non-existent page, instead of that
dull "404" message, you can place your logo, message, or anything you
like in that area!
Password Protected Pages
Protect your webpages with groups of password and user ID combinations.
Practical extraction and reporting language, or Perl, is a scripting language
first created by Larry Wall to be used as duct tape for programming with
the Unix operating system. Due to its immense power for handling piles
of text and, consequently, as a common gateway interface (CGI) scripting
language, Perl became very popular among server-side scripters. Perl has
a large community of contributing programmers and, what's more, costs
nothing and is free to redistribute. These circumstances have helped Perl
evolve from a scripting language used to generate server stats into a
language many use for database administration
Self-referentially short for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, an open source,
server-side, HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web
pages. In an HTML document, PHP script (similar syntax to that of Perl
or C ) is enclosed within special PHP tags. Because PHP is embedded within
tags, the author can jump between HTML and PHP (similar to ASP and Cold
Fusion) instead of having to rely on heavy amounts of code to output HTML.
And, because PHP is executed on the server, the client cannot view the
PHP code. PHP can perform any task that any CGI program can do, but its
strength lies in its compatibility with many types of databases. Also,
PHP can talk across networks using IMAP, SNMP, NNTP, POP3, or HTTP. PHP
was created sometime in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf. During mid 1997, PHP development
entered the hands of other contributors. Two of them, Zeev Suraski and
Andi Gutmans, rewrote the parser from scratch to create PHP version 3
Raw Log Files
For statistical analysis, you may download for compiling on your local
Real Audio / Video
RealMediaT technology from RealNetworksT to stream audio and video from
your site. Streaming is beneficial for audio and video because it reduces
wait times for viewing files.
Server Side Includes
Add the convenience and flexibility of embedding CGI capability into your
A multimedia application by MacroMedia for dynamic online visual presentations.
Add the convenience and power of our integrated shopping cart system for
When you're exchanging electronic mail on the Internet, SMTP is what keeps
the process orderly. It's a protocol that regulates what goes on between
the mail servers
SSL Encryption Secure Socket Layers
(SSL) allows you to encrypt credit card numbers or other confidential
documents so that it is impossible to intercept during a transmission.
SSL will light up the key in your customer's browser, greatly increasing
customer trust when buying from your site.
An Internet server which stores websites. We host websites on powerful
Linux and Windows 2000 servers.