“To host a website on the internet, an individual or company would need their own computer or server. As not all companies may have the budget or expertise to do this, web hosting services began to offer to host users websites on their own servers, without the client needing to own the necessary infrastructure required to operate the website. The owners of the websites, also called webmasters would be able to create a website that would be hosted on the web hosting service’s server and published to the web by the web hosting service.” Read more here.
This can differ from provider to provider, but in general, we will start a transfer for you and request the previous owner of the domain to change the IPS tags. We would suggest that you find the help page with your domain provider to get the answer to this or get in touch and we can take a look for you.
This can happen from time to time and it’s not a pleasant thing to go through. Unfortunately, there are people out there that take it very personally if you choose to leave them. While this is often a clear case of unprofessionalism, it can be a pain to try and get things sorted. We would suggest that you start by writing to them with a formal request, we can help with this of course. Then you have the option to start a domain dispute with Nominet or take legal action. We can help point you in the right direction.
This is down to your previous web supplier and the contract you hold with them. For example, Yell/HiBu websites are licensed rather than owned by you and therefore cannot be taken away from them when you want to leave. If you need help finding the answer, we can always contact your previous provider on your behalf to find out.
This depends on what you want from your website. If you are a small local business and your website is there for point of reference then, no, not really as the cost may be too much. However, if you are looking to grow and increase website traffic then yes! We would suggest that you look into your SEO strategy and what you want to achieve.
Providing that you own the image or that you hold the correct licence, you are free to use them. We can and often source images for our clients to take away the risk. We also work with some very talented photographers should you want to get some new pictures of your business.
We are very proud to work with Moo; they offer a wide range of high quality products that we design and package for you, taking away the hassle.