Website development has its language, its own rules and regulation, and its hurdles. Although web hosting simply refers to hosting your website, however, it does have a list of glossaries which might make it hard for you to understand what’s going on. Since Dynamic Hosting always has your back, we are about to explain some of the necessary keywords you need to know, especially when dealing with web hosting.

don’t worry, we are going to keep it simple for you.

First and foremost, let’s take a look at why you need to know some of these keywords. (Emphasis on the word “need”). Given that web hosting is considered part of the technology-driven industry, and more and more industries are turning towards digitalization, understanding some of these terms are becoming basic knowledge. Without this knowledge, web hosting will only be a puzzle you just can’t solve.  

So, let’s get into it.

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A bandwidth is the measurement of data that can be transferred (in a second) to and from your website. These information transfers happen when someone visits your website and starts downloading or uploading a file, browsing – basically any interaction happening with your website.

Domain name

A domain name can be seen as the identification of your website.

Addon Domain

Now that we know what a domain name is, an addon domain is an additional domain name. You can add your extra domain name through your control panel and it provides you with several functionalities.


A blog, such as this one, is a part of a website that is constantly updated by a person or sometimes by a group of people known as bloggers. It can include images, links, videos, and more. They can help drive traffic to your website thereby increasing sales and engagement.


A cPanel is an online control panel used for simplification of website and server management. With it, you cannot only publish and organize websites but also provides numerous features.

IP address

Made up of unique numbers and letters mixed, each computer (that has access to an internet connection) has its own IP address. The purpose of having an IP address is

– Location addressing: shows where your computer is located

– Interface addressing: shows to whom the device belongs.


Short for Random Access Memory, RAM is a type of storage that can be found on the server. The function of RAM is to store short-term data that is regularly accessed by your computer.

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