After finding a web hosting provider, you have make sure that you know the following requirements and information:
- Storage Capacity
The storage capacity of your website must meet what your business or website structure needs. If you’re an online retail owner, your website is your focal point to business. That’s why your website must be able to store a high quantity of data. Example data could be customer profiles and their orders. This will enable both the business owner and the consumer to use the website efficiently.
- Bandwidth Limit
The bandwidth limit of your website will be responsible for the number of users it can accommodate to be able to navigate, upload and download information.
- Contract Period
Before processing your order, you will be asked about the length of period should you wish to partner with the web hosting company when it comes to hosting your website.
- Domain Name
You will be also asked about the domain name you would like to register if you don’t already have one. If your business name mentions the product and/or service you cater, this will be an effective domain name. (e.g. some-url.com)
- Requirements to Host Your Website
Make sure that the web hosting company meets the requirements needed to host your website. For example if you website requires a MySQL database and the use of scripting like PHP, CGI, ASP, etc you would want to be certain the web host will be able to accommodate those needs for your site.