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What really is cloud web hosting? And what is hosting in general? What really are semi-dedicated servers? And what is a domain? Find the answers to these and other questions with our detailed web hosting articles.


Domain Names

Domain Names

A domain name is a requirement in the world we live in. The domain name is the name of your website and is what people will use to reach your site. Learn more about domain names and their importance in our detailed article.
Dedicated Hosting

Dedicated Hosting

What are dedicated servers and how can they help you grow your website? How to select the ideal dedicated hosting server for you? See what are the differences between dedicated web hosting and shared website hosting.
Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting

Shared hosting is the most inexpensive and most popular web hosting solution and is the right choice for small and personal sites. At 121Direct we offer top shared hosting services at affordable prices.
How cPanel Hosting Works?

How cPanel Hosting Works?

The cPanel web hosting control panel is the most popular control panel out there, but is also quite old and relies on concepts from the year 2000 to get the work done. Learn how cPanel hosting really works.
VPS Hosting

VPS Hosting

VPS or Virtual Private Servers are the more affordable substitution to dedicated servers. But budget does not signify weak - VPS web hosting features top price-to-feature ratio at very decent prices.
Affordable Hosting

Affordable Hosting

Inexpensive or affordable web hosting doesn't mean bad hosting. In today's world, lots of hosting companies lower their prices to attract more clients. Learn what is the difference between affordable hosting and bad hosting service.
What is Cloud Hosting?

What is Cloud Hosting?

Cloud web hosting is something relatively new to the website hosting space and most people don't really know what cloud hosting really is. At 121Direct, we will teach you everything you need to know about cloud hosting.
Web Hosting Services

Web Hosting Services

The hosting service is the technology that is behind every sites on the globe. It's the combination of server web space and service that allows for a website to available online. Learn more about the web hosting service in our dedicated article.
Reseller Hosting

Reseller Hosting

Reseller hosting is a service almost as old as shared website hosting. It gives the opportunity for non tech-savvy people to earn money selling web hosting, without been forced to invest anything and without the need for any programming knowledge.
SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates

SSL certificates are a must have if you have an online store or simply sell things from your website. However, getting them to work may be complicated. Learn how to purchase an SSL with 121Direct without any extra work.
Best Hosting

Best Hosting

What is the best web hosting solution for you and your site(s)? How to select the best hosting provider? Should you purchase a VPS or a dedicated hosting server? Learn everything you must know with our helpful article.
Domain Web Hosting

Domain Web Hosting

Choosing hosting for your domain name is hard and we are here to help. What are the specs you need and what it the best web hosting solution for you? Learn more in our domain name hosting article.
Web Hosting

Web Hosting

Web hosting is one of the top Google searches for recent years. While most times web hosting is equal to shared hosting, it can also mean VPS hosting as well. Learn all about the different types of web hosting.
Semi-dedicated Hosting

Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you are in need of more power then a shared hosting plan can offer you, but don't want to deal with whole server - the semi-dedicated hosting solution is ideal for you. Learn more about it in our detailed article.
Domain Manager

Domain Manager

In order to completely administer your domain, you need a fully-featured domain management system. This is where our Domain Manager shines - with all the features you need for your domain name.

Customer Support

Customer support

Web Accelerators

Web Accelerators

Improve your site's loading times with the assistance of our integrated tools.

1-click Installer

1-click Installer

Install 40+ popular website apps with only a click.

Advanced Domain Manager

Advanced Domain Manager

Manage multiple domain names from a single location! Edit Whois, change name servers or set parked domains with just a click.