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Exploring Subdomains and Web Hosting

Written by Chad on . Posted in Uncategorized

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What is a subdomain, you ask? Excellent question. In every web address there is a hierarchy. For example, “example.com” is a subdomain of the domain “.com”. Furthermore, “another.example.com” is a subdomain of “example.com”. And so on and so forth.

The good news for budding blogsters and enterprising entrepreneurs is that you can register any name you like as a subdomain of any of the major domains (assuming availability, of course). So Joe Schmo can register his shoe wax company at “schmowax.com”, set up his website, and start selling high quality, affordable shoe wax to the entire planet.

And today, free subdomain web hosting is making the process easier than ever. Anyone can have their own website. And nearly all the top web hosting companies offer easy web design templates and scripting help, so you can