Saturday, 2 August 2014

Explanation of commonly used Webhosting Terms.

Some of the terms used to explain the features of webhosting packages can be confusing at times for most users. Below you can find an explanation of the most commonly used webhosting terms.

 Bandwidth: This is the amount of data transfer allowed or allocated to you per month. For the case of Crystal Webhosting, we offer unlimited data transfer to all our clients.

MySql Database: This is used to store website content in a database for dynamic retrieval via php. All our Hosting Packages come with this feature.

POP 3 Email accounts: You get your own mail server included ( and you can set up your email addresses i.e (

Disk or Web Space: This is the amount of Disk space allocated to you on our server when you signup for a Hosting account at Crystal Webhosting. This is where your site is stored, along with your emails, visitor logs, mysql databases etc.

 E-mail Forwarders: You can have a copy of any email you receive copied to any email account of your choice ie your Gmail account.

Mailing Lists: This is software that allows you to send email newsletters to your subscribers.

Sub-Domains: Allows you to set up different sections of your site as a separate domain i.e Blog

CGI Bin: You need a CGI Bin to run CGI and Perl programs, such as Contact forms etc.

Control Panel: This is where you are able to control most aspects of your website such as creating email address, upload your website files, view statistics, add and remove MySql Databases.

 Catch All E-mail address: This email address will catch any emails sent to your domain that are misspelled, meaning you won’t have to worry about lost emails ever again.

 Upgrading the Hosting Package: When you sign up for a Hosting package,you are allocated specific space on the server and when you outgrow this space, you can be upgraded to the next plan which means more space.This is usually done instantly.

 Technical Support: This is what every client on Earth would love, outstanding Technical Support! W offer super unmatched Technical Support to all our clients anytime of the day via, Email, Chat or Phone calls.

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Changing Web Hosting Service Providers.

There can be many reasons why individuals or companies large or small would want to change to a new web hosting company. It could be as simple as not enough storage space or bandwidth, or it could be due to its poor customer service, lack thereof and much more. Changing to a new web hosting company may sound like a daunting task but it doesn't have to be that really complex/difficult - there are just a few things to keep in mind.

Below are the things to keep in mind when changing a webhosting company.

  1. Choose a suitable new web hosting provider basing on your requiremnts.
  2. Create a backup copy of your existing website.
  3. Setup new but same email addresses to ensure that emails are continuously received.
  4. Once you have uploaded your web files to the new web hosting server and re-created your email accounts, you can go ahead and make the necessary domain name server (DNS) changes.

  5. After doing all the above, cancel your old account.
If you would like to change from your old hosting company to Crystal Webhosting and get to experience our super fast cloud linux servers, visit us on Our Website or call our Hotline on 0701-666661 to make inquiries.

Sunday, 15 December 2013

Choosing a good Domain Name for your Business.

Pursuing an online successful business starts with finding a good domain name. To check the availability of your domain name, click on the following link Whether you want to build a personal or company website, the first step will be to find a good domain name. And the task is not a very easy one but here ar Crystal Webhosting, we help you choose the right domain name.

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Have your Business online within minutes.

Did you know that now with Crystal Webhosting as your most preferred webhosting company in Uganda, you can have your business online within minutes?

Just call our Hotline on +256-701-666661 to get started or visit

You can also email us on sales@crystalwebhosting.comWebhosting in Uganda Made Easy