Managed Web Hosting FAQ

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What is the major difference between your web hosting service options?
The major difference between our web hosting service options is type of content management system (CMS) you opt to use for your organization.
  • If you're creating a static website using only HTML pages, CSS, graphics and possibly javascript, the Basic HTML site will suite your needs.
  • If you want to use PHP, Perl, or a database to power your web site, the Basic Dynamic site will give you the power you need. You can create your own web-based programs or install many of the free or commercial web applications available today, such as (but not limited to) Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, or phpBB.
  • If you need all the capabilities of the Basic Dynamic site, but also need a lot of file or database space (over 1GB) then the Premium Dynamic website is what you should aim for.
  • For a website created using MOREnet’s Drupal CMS, you’ll likely want the Basic Dynamic with Managed CMS option.
  • If you need a dynamic website with a Content Management System (CMS), but don’t want to build or install and manage your own program code, MOREnet’s Basic Dynamic with Managed CMS is what you’re looking for. This is a Drupal add-on option to the Basic Dynamic site. Using your web browser, you add content to the content management system. MOREnet will take care of the server and the Drupal software for you.
Do you backup website content in case I need a previous version?
Yes, we can retrieve a version of your website up to 30 days from today.
If I purchase and use my OWN content management system, what does MOREnet backup?
MOREnet backs up everything on your web site, and in the database. If it’s on your web site, it will be backed up.
How long does it take to set up a new website?
Generally it takes 2-4 days from start to finish. This includes order processing time. Keep in mind that MOREnet will coordinate with you during the set up process, so much depends on your preferred timing. Setting up a brand new website takes less time than transitioning an existing site from a previous hosting service to MOREnet’s servers. MOREnet can assist you with updating DNS and database migration if needed.
How is MOREnet’s Managed Web Hosting service different from SecondWeb?
SecondWeb is intended as part of an organization’s disaster recovery process, or as a temporary transition across extended down-times. SecondWeb is a static HTML website and is not intended as a replacement for your full website. It is ideal for posting alerts, updates, contact information, status, or otherwise maintaining your web presence, during an emergency, disaster, or extended outage of your primary website.
For example, if a tornado hits, or your downstairs server room is suddenly under several feet of water, activate your SecondWeb service to keep parents, patrons, staff, and stake holders apprised of conditions or information they need to know. If your campus or facility has a planned outage for several days during which your website will be offline, your SecondWeb service can help ensure members get the information they need, stay informed as to when your full web services will be back online, and be directed to alternate points of contact.

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