Chapter 13

Establishing your DomainName and Web Presence

Why do I Need to Register?

We have seen throughout the previous chapters that the Internet is really a collection of different computer systems, all of which speak the “language” of TCP/IP. As the popularity of the Internet grows and more companies advertise using the virtual shopfront, it becomes increasingly likely that the average family, or small business, will want to establish some kind of “Web presence”.

In the next few paragraphs we will see how this can be done. In my examples I will use the BTConnect service (now renamed BTClick). This has been my first choice for a number of reasons but please remember that almost all Internet Service Providers allow this sort of facility. It ...

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