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Frequently Asked Questions about hosting your web site at eXpertGenealogy.com

QWhat is hosting?

AWeb hosting is simply providing a service to store and deliver the pages of your web site. Some refer to this as web publishing. This is normally provided by a company called ISP or Internet Service Provider. eXpertGenealogy.com provides hosting in partnership with www.theHostingService.com.

QWhy host with eXpertGenealogy.com?

AeXpertGenealogy.com provides web hosting services. Fees paid for web hosting contributes toward your listing's ranking in the research specialty directories. To see the list of services and fees, click here. Information on directory ranking is at http://expertgenealogy.com/pro/ranking.aspx

QHow do I transfer my web site to eXpertGenealogy.com?

ASimply publish your web site to your address at yourName.eXpertGenealogy.com (subdomain hosting) or www.yourName.com (full hosting) or contact support@eXpertGenealogy.com. Publishing your site is controlled by username and password.

QCan I loose control of my web site?

ANo.  You build your web site pages on a local computer and then upload or publish your site to a hosting service or ISP like eXpertGenealogy.com. If you wish to move your web site to another hosting service, you simply publish your web site to the new hosting service.

QCan I loose control of my domain name?

ANo.  When you register a domain name (like www.yourName.com), you establish a username and password with the domain registrar (eg. www.name4ever.com). You will specify that your domain name is redirected or forwarded to your site at eXpertGenealogy.com/yourName. If you choose to move your web site to another hosting service in the future, you simply use your password to change the forwarding address to whatever you want.

QWhat if eXpertGenealogy.com goes out of business?

ATeam Approach Limited was incorporated in 1976 is the owner operator of eXpertGenealogy.com. The high web traffic ranking of eXpertGenealogy.com ensures that it is a valuable asset that will not be terminated. In addition, ongoing revenues exceed ongoing operational costs and will sustain the operation of the web site for the future.

In fact, the web site hosting is separate from the operation of eXpertGenealogy.com. Web site hosting is provided by theHostingService.com. In the unlikely event that Team Approach Limited or eXpertGenealogy.com were to fail, your web site would continue to be hosted at theHostingService.com and after your service period expires, you could continue to renew your hosting service for the future. If you wanted to transfer your web site to another hosting provider, you can simply transfer your domain name and then publish your web site elsewhere. Entrenet Communications Inc. is the owner of theHostingService.com and would be pleased to provide services to you directly. Information about Team Approach Limited is at www.teamapproach.ca. Information about Entrenet Communications Inc. and theHostingService are at www.entrenet.com and www.theHostingService.com.

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