Dealing with your hosting.
If your first web site is composed of multiple pages and the logo, you’d better choose that tariff plan, allowing you the disk space from 100 to 300 megabytes. This is more than enough. Less than 100 megabytes shouldn’t be within your interest in fact.
As for email addresses the situation is much easier. Almost all providers are ready to give at your disposal an unlimited number of addresses within the same domain. Restrictions can be only on the number of individual POP3 and SMTP accounts. This means that, despite the different addresses, you’ll have a limited number of individual compounds using the mail program.
You can install and run scripts if the site is built on dynamic pages or there’s a need to implement the search function within the site. If the site is fully built on html pages, then scripts are of secondary importance of course.
It goes without saying that it’s advisable to have the access to the site via FTP. Without it, you’ll face definite problems with updating your website. By the way a standard web interface can’t go on par with FTP to say honestly.
The administrative panel isn’t considered to of a supreme importance by many beginners. But the matter is that this may seem at the first glance. But when you start using your website you’ll realize that you can’t do without a perfect admin panel. With the help of the admin panel, you’ll become a real king. You’ll be able to set up all the necessary settings. Moreover you’ll start monitoring statistical information on the site. You’ll get reports concerning how much disk space is being used by the moment. You’ll find out what the rate of outgoing traffic for this month is. In fact the admin panel is easy to operate in most cases.
It’s very essential to monitor your outgoing traffic. If you do not calculate how many kilobytes of information are going to be sent from your computer, you’ll have to pay a hosting provider for your exceeding the limit on the outgoing traffic. By the way the process of calculating the average level of your outgoing traffic is easy enough. You should calculate the average amount of your pages, including graphical elements, which are located there.
Remember that when loading other pages with previously uploaded images once again, they aren’t taken from your website and from the cache of the user’s computer. Now you are to multiply the volume of pages on the number of pages and the number of users per day. Thus you’ll get the approximate amount of your outgoing traffic per day. Multiply the number by 30 days and you’ll get the approximate volume of your traffic per month. It’s a lovely mathematics isn’t it?