3 Most Common Web Hosts for Australia Compared

3 Most Common Web Hosts for Australia Compared

Blog Blog Posts Resources Photography Instagram Surfing Instagram Website Hosting   Service ProvidersCheapest Monthly Plans as at May 2015   Go Daddy Bluehost Crazy Domains Monthly Cost $7.99 $5.99 $3.49 Storage Space 100GB 100GB 150GB Websites 1 1 1 Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Reliability 99.9% Uptime Guarantee 99.9% Uptime Guarantee 99.9% Uptime Guarantee Software Offered Drupal, Megneto, phpbb, PHP 5, Perl, Python, CGI, ASP CGI-BIN, CGI Library, PHP 5, Perl 5, Python, ASP PHP, Perl, Sendmail, Ruby, Ajax, ASP   Summary and Recommendations If you are thinking of building a website or having one built, and you are looking to host and manage it yourself, this brief summary will discuss and compare a few of the known web hosting providers. The table above summarises the some of the basic information about the cheapest web hosting options provided by Go Daddy, Bluehost, and Crazy Domains. For the most part, the data collected demonstrates that the features available on the cheapest hosting plans are quite similar, with minor differences in software and code support. However, Crazy Domains, who also offer the cheapest option, offer the highest storage capacity, 50GB higher than the others. Although these service providers are all offering shared hosting packages, it doesn’t mean they are all identical. They are differentiated by their RAM, CPU power, databases and other speciality features. However, in the case of these low range plans, if you are only looking for a way to get your simple information based website onto the internet, any of these would probably do the job, and you might as well go with one of the cheaper options. These...
Issues in Web Development

Issues in Web Development

Blog Blog Posts Resources Photography Instagram Surfing Instagram Issues in Web Development   Building a website to be functional is only one aspect of web development. Great care and consideration needs to go into examining the security, copyright, privacy, ethical, legal and cultural issues. These factors can largely impact the suitability of the material we use and how we present it. Even while developing this digital portfolio I encountered some of these issues and had to make adjustments to some of my material before finishing.   Copyright/Intellectual Property: “The moment an idea or creative concept is documented, on paper or electronically, it is automatically protected by copyright” In order to comply with copyright and privacy laws, I had to ensure that all of the images that I had used on my sites were owned by myself. If they weren’t, I either had to ensure that I had the appropriate permission to use them, or replace them with material I did have permission to use. Copyright IP Australia. 2015. Copyright IP Australia. [ONLINE]   Security/Privacy: “Requires an APP entity to take active measures to ensure the security of personal information it holds, and to actively consider whether it is permitted to retain personal information.” When writing the content, for security purposes I had to ensure that I didn’t include an information about myself or others that was too personal. Chapter 11: APP 11 — Security of personal information – OAIC. 2015. Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. [ONLINE]   Societal/Cultural: “Understanding others makes possible a better knowledge of oneself: any form of identity is complex, for individuals are defined in...