• Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Hosting?

    Hosting is where the website resides on a server, much like having files on your computer that can be accessed by anyone who types in a website address i.e. www.yourdomain.co.uk.

    Hosting is set-up for you by our expert team to give you the best hosting for your website.

    What are Domain Names?

    Domain names are a name that is given to a website that allows a user to type that domain name into a browser address bar and access the website attached to that domain name ie: www.blueskyinternet.co.uk is our domain name.

    What is E-Commerce?

    E-commerce is a name given to online stores/shops. Online stores/shops are where you can purchase advertised goods online; a known example of an e-commerce website would be www.amazon.co.uk. E-commerce websites can sell anything from products to services. The way it works is a user will go on to the e-commerce website and browse through the products or services. They will then make a choice to purchase; they will then go on to pay through the website. The e-commerce website owner will then be notified of a purchase and the payment will appear within the nominated method (payment gateways such as paypal.co.uk are used for this purpose).

    What are Payment gateways?

    Payment gateways are a method of accepting online payments. Online payments can be in the form of goods purchased from e-commerce website or services that a business/individual provide. These payments can be in the form of a lump sum or a subscription to a service or product.