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Risk Mitigation – Avoiding Online Tragedy with LetsHost Continuous Backups

Published on April 23, 2008

Anyone who has worked with computer files of any sort has experienced it before – saving over a file or losing data when a computer crashes or a hard drive becomes corrupt. The results can be nothing short of disastrous. And while there is no way to eliminate the unforeseen in your daily business and IT environment, there is a way to insure against outright tragedy in your web hosting solution. Read More

Doing Business in Ireland? Google Knows Where you Are!

Published on March 28, 2008

There are literally hundreds of thousands of web pages online about Google, many of them noting the various specifications and variables that the search behemoth utilises in the process of ranking websites for user searches. That ranking mechanism is known as the Google “algorithm” and it takes into account such a myriad of factors that to view a representation of the algorithm in the form of a mathematical equation is mind-boggling. Read More

How to Get Started with Your First Website

Published on March 12, 2008

If you’ve registered a domain name, have your hosting account, and are now ready to take the next big step in creating your first website, there are some important questions that you’ll have to answer first. Read More

The importance of your own domain for promoting business

Published on March 5, 2008

There are a variety of free methods of placing one’s business online, including free hosting accounts that feature “semi-custom” domains, social networking websites, and advertising options that will provide potential customers with your business’s location and contact information (but little else). Read More

DNS – An Introduction

Published on March 5, 2008

DNS or the "Domain Name System" is the largest distributed database in the world today. It is a directory service for the internet that converts memorable hostnames such as http://www.letshost.ie/ into IP addresses which networking equipment use for directing/routing requests for information. Without DNS, the Internet as we know it would not function.  Read More

Fantastico Deluxe

Published on March 5, 2008

All LetsHost hosting customers have access to fantastico deluxe through their CPanel. Fantastico is an application for installing 3rd party scripts such as blogs, forums and content management systems. There are several reasons why we advise clients wishing to install a package that is listed in Fantastico to do it through Fantastico rather than by uploading the files directly. Read More

Domain Registry of America Domain Renewal Scam

Published on March 5, 2008

At various times of the year we have our clients contact us regarding a bogus letter they receive in the post relating to some / all of their domain names. The letter hints at the need to renew a domain name with an organisation other than Letshost. This organisation is known as the domain registry of America or DROA for short. Read More

Service Status Website

Published on March 5, 2008

LetsHost have launched a new website which is designed to give customers details of any service affecting issues or planned maintnenance. Read More