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  1. What is domain name system (DNS)?
  2. What is a name server?
  3. What is web hosting?
  4. What is a canonical name (CNAME)?
  5. What is email?
  6. What is cPanel?
  7. Does Bloomwebhosting have a "Control Panel" or some other utility so i can manage my website?
  8. Can I monitor my disk space and bandwidth usage?
  9. Do you offer Windows based hosting?
  1. Domain Name System -Top-
    The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities.
  2. Name Server -Top-
    A name server is a computer hardware or software server that implements a network service for providing responses to queries against a directory service. It translates an often humanly-meaningful, text-based identifier to a system-internal, often numeric identification or addressing component. This service is performed by the server in response to a service protocol request.
  3. Web Hosting -Top-
    Web Hosting is the service providing space on the Internet for websites. As technology has progressed different types of web hosting have appeared to meet the different needs of websites and customers:
    • Shared Web Hosting
    • Website Builder
    • Cloud Hosting
    • Dedicated Hosting
  4. CNAME (Canonical Name) -Top-
    A CNAME (Canonical Name) points one domain or subdomain to another domain name, allowing you to update one A Record each time you make a change, regardless of how many Host Records need to resolve to that IP address.
  5. Email -Top-
    Email is short for 'electronic mail'. Similar to a letter, it is sent via the internet to a recipient. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user. Some people use internet-based applications and some use programs on their computer to access and store emails.
  6. What is cPanel? -Top-
    cPanel is a control panel available on our Linux-based hosting accounts and servers. It lets you easily manage many aspects of your account, including the files, applications, and email hosted on your account or server. For our server customers, cPanel is used in conjunction with WebHost Manager, or WHM. WHM provides administrative control of your dedicated or Virtual Private Server (VPS). You use WebHost Manager to create individual accounts, add domains to your server, manage hosting features, and perform basic system and control panel maintenance.
  7. Does Bloomwebhosting have a "Control Panel" or some other utility so i can manage my website? -Top-
    Yes, Bloomwebhosting features an enhanced user interface that is fully integrated with cPanel. Our hosting accounts feature cPanel which is the industry leading control panel and provides a rich online environment from where you can manage your web hosting.
  8. Can I monitor my disk space and bandwidth usage? -Top-
    Yes. You may monitor disk space and bandwidth usage from within your cPanel control panel.
  9. Do you offer Windows based hosting? -Top-
    Not at this time. Bloomwebhosting currently runs all Linux based servers.