Host providers are companies that have climate controlled computer rooms in data centers that are manned 24/7. They rent out space on their web servers for you to house your site files so your website can be visible on the internet.
Here’s a list of things to look for in a host provider
As an artist you need to ask yourself how you want to go down in art history. Choosing a Domain Name for an Artist Website is part of that decision
10 Tips for Choosing a Domain Name for an Artist Website and using your Domain Name.
You can easily change host providers or web design services if you keep Domain Name and Hosting Accounts SEPARATE. Otherwise you have to ask for what should have been yours in the first place.
YOUR Domain Name is the most important thing that you need to maintain OWNERSHIP of. All to often websites are constructed with out the owners rights to their domain name which can cause you grief later on if you want to make a change. Let’s follow this scenario:
It came to my attention this morning that there is an email or mail solicitation from Domain Registry of Canada. This is a scam to get you to renew a domain name with them and not your regular domain registrant. At an outrageous price I might add