Domain Hosting Basics

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Whether you are looking for inside information on domain hosting services, a web host, comparisons of top web hosts, or help with web hosting terminology, you can find it here in our Domain Hosting Basics article archive. You can also find information on domain name registration, domain registrars, and see who we think is best of the best in web hosting,

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At we want to help you find the best web site hosts out there. We have done the hard work and the research, now you just sit back, browse through our domain hosting articles and become an expert yourself on web hosting and domain registration. Here is an overview of what you will find in our Domain Hosting Basics Article Archive: 

Web Hosting Tutorials
Deciding which web hosting features you will need from your web host can be the trickiest aspect of choosing a web host and hosting plan. In our web hosting tutorials we define, describe, and give recommendations on common web hosting features. We spell out in easy to understand tutorials what these web hosting features mean and how they'll affect your web hosting experience. For example in "Unlimited Web Space" you will learn just how much web space your web site needs so you don't pay too much for your host. If you have questions about which web hosting features you'll need you'll find the answers in our web hosting tutorials.

Web Host Comparisons
The Web Host Comparisons section is where we pit the big dog web hosts together to find out, feature to feature, which web host is the best. We provide detailed comparisons of price, features, and support. We also spill any other juicy details we can learn about the top web hosts so you can make the best decision possible when choosing your web host.

Domain Registration
Web hosting and domain registration go hand in hand. We'll help you learn who the best domain registrars are and important tips for registering domain names. We'll teach you about domain extensions, domain transfers, selling and buying domains, and what domain names are. In the Domain Registration section we also provide detailed reviews of select domain registrars. If you need to register a domain name read here first.

Web Hosting Award Winners
For the past few years we have selected and spotlighted the best of the best web hosts and web services with our yearly web hosting awards. In this category you can read about the best web hosts in specific categories like: Best New Web Host, Best Domain Registrar, Best Small Business Host, Best All Around Web Host, and more. If you want to host with the best, read through our previous award winners. These web hosts have taken domain hosting to new levels.

Knowing the Domain Hosting Basics
By reading through our domain hosting basics article archive you can become an expert yourself on web site and domain hosting.  Once you've read these articles you'll have the knowledge to rely on your own skills as a web host reviewer to pick the best web host for your web site hosting needs.'

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CIDR - Classless InterDomain Routing
Technique supported by BGP4 and based on route aggregation. CIDR allows routers to group routes together in order to cut down on the quantity of routing information carried by the core routers. With CIDR, several IP networks appear to networks outside the group as a single, larger entity. With CIDR, IP addresses and their subnet masks are written as 4 octets, separated by periods, followed by a forward slash and a 2-digit number that represents the subnet mask.

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