Hosting Websites

Hosting Websites

Website hosting services from Thinking IT allows individuals and businesses to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web.

Windows or Linux

Thinking IT offer both ‘Linux’ and ‘Windows’ web hosting packages.

The terms Linux and Windows refer to the operating system running on the web servers. Generally, the only time you would need to choose Windows hosting is if you are using any files or databases that will only run on the Windows operating system.

You should choose Windows hosting if:

  1. Any files of your website end with .asp, .aspx, or .net. (i.e.: index.asp)
  2. You need a MS SQL database. (Also known as ‘Microsoft SQL Server’.)

For anything else, you are probably safer to choose Linux web hosting; particularly if you are building a ‘dynamic’ website.

If you’re not sure which type of hosting you need, please feel free to contact us; we’ll be happy to help you make an informed decision on what is best for your current needs and future plans.

Website Hosting Package.

For those technically savvy already, the following list is what’s included.

  • Unlimited disk space
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Unlimited number of email accounts
  • Unlimited number of MYSQL databases
  • Unlimited number of sub domains (used in creating multi-site websites)
  • Unlimited domain parking / Aliases
  • Unlimited number of private FTP accounts

The set up is FREE, yes we do it for you! (this does not include transferring, for which there is a small cost)

Hosting price is $750 plus G.S.T. or just $500 plus G.S.T. if Thinking IT builds your website.

Here are the details in more depth.

Email Services

  • browser access to email (web mail)
  • unlimited email forwarding/aliases
  • unlimited auto responders
  • catchall email account
  • MX record modifications

Miscellaneous

  • PHP4 and PHP 5 and SSI
  • nightly backups
  • downloadable backup file
  • international domain names support
  • Free Holding Home Page setup
  • Free Consultation for all your website needs
  • Small Fee transfer service
  • Free Instruction material
  • Monthly payment option on direct debit

Free Software

  • e-commerce shopping carts
  • discussion forums
  • phpMyAdmin for database admin
  • many free pre configured scripts
  • blogging platform set up for WordPress and Joomla

Site Management Tools

  • web-based control panel
  • graphical visitor statistics
  • MS Frontpage® extensions
  • 24×7 FTP accounts
  • access to raw logs
  • cron job support
  • custom MIME types
  • customised error pages
  • password protected folders

Have some questions about hosting?

Contact Thinking IT

Note: If you are using Worpress®, we make sure that it is set up properly. The right security permissions, with the right server software, and always updated with the current version, so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

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