* How long does it take to set up my account?
* Can I pay by credit card? Check? Money order?
* How do I sign up?
* How do I transfer files to my Website?
* Will I have unlimited access to update my pages?
* Can I use my account for commercial purposes?
* Can I run my own cgi scripts?
* Do you offer any pre-installed scripts?
* How do I get answers to my tech support questions?
* What does unlimited bandwidth mean?
How long does it take to set up my account?
After submiting our online sign up form, we will confirm your order by email. It takes approx 36-72hrs to transfer and/or register your Domain name and set up your account.
Can I pay by credit card? Check? Money order?
Yes, you can pay by PayPal. That is the prefered form of payment. Personal checks are accepted.. The same applies to Money orders. Please email us for more details on these payment options.
How do I sign up?
Go to our "Ordering" page and fill out our online form and submit it.
How do I transfer files to my Web site?
Files can be transferred to the Web server via File Transport Protocol (FTP). There are several programs you can download for either the PC or Mac from a site like http://www.shareware.com. If you are using Microsoft Frontpage, Adobe GoLive, Dreamweaver (and others) they have built in file transfer utility to transfer your files to the server.
Will I have unlimited access to update my pages?
You have unlimited access via FTP or FrontPage 24-hours a day. As such, you can create and maintain your Web pages on your own computer and upload files to your Web site at your leisure.
Can I use my account for commercial purposes?
Yes, you can use your account for commercial purposes. The World Wide Web has become a most efficient and cost-effective means of making information available to the users of the Internet community. In addition, our Ecommerce plans provide the features you would need to set up your own online storefront or catalog.
Can I run my own cgi scripts?
Yes. Each account has its own "cgi-bin" allowing you to upload and run any cgi scripts of your choice. Do you offer any pre-installed scripts? 1-Host offers it's customers a number of cgi scripts which you can install into your account via the browser based control panel. In most cases all it takes is one click! Although these scripts are provided to our customers free of charge, we do not directly support them. For more information, visit the resources listed below:
- Message Board
- Free for all links
- Banner Rotation
- Shopping Cart
- Web Counter
- Search Script
How do I get answers to my tech support questions?
Tech support is available by using our web form. Questions are always answered within 24 hours and in most cases within several hours.
What does unlimited bandwidth mean?
We do not charge any kind of fee for exceeding a pre-determined bandwidth limit. We will however suggest that you move your site to its own Virtual Server if you begin to receive an inordinate amount of traffic (many hundreds of thousands of hits per day usually)