WebNameHost--The Big FAQ

This searchable FAQ has a large number of questions and answers on domains, hosting, web sites, eMail and related topics. This material has been collected through many years of web experience. Some are common questions appearing in a similar form on many host sites. Many are unique to this database. Use the Contact Page to advise of corrections, additional questions or answers we have missed.

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Q. Do you provide any database solutions?

A. We support MySql, and all plans have some database space available. Keep track of what you install, however, as some scripts do use databases.

Category: Hosting Secondary Category: Databases

Q. How can I manage my database via the web?

A. For database setup, there is an option in your control panel. For finer control, use phpMyAdmin, also available from your control panel. It allows you to create and edit databases and the data in them.

Category: Account Secondary Category: Database

Q. My site is database-driven and uses 50 GB per month in transfer. Can I simply use a host with an unlimited transfer plan for $10 per month?

A. It won't work. Hosts are in business to make money and would lose money hosting your site. They have to pay for transfer to upstream providers themselves. Almost all hosts that have "unlimited" plans specify in their acceptable use policies that no site can use an "excessive" amount of resources. If you use too much disk space, bandwidth, or CPU time, these "unlimited" hosts will ask you to upgrade or leave. We don't engage in such deceptive marketing practices. If you buy a plan from us, you'll pay a fair price and be able to use all the bandwidth you contracted for.

Category: Hosting Secondary Category: Databases

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