Auto responders are used to send
automatic replies to e-mail messages.
CGI provides the ability to implement
advanced features such as guest books,
hit counters and shopping carts on a site. Such applications
can be programmed to send submitted information directly into
a database for later use.
Data transfer refers to traffic
leaving or entering a Web or FTP site. Data transferred
anytime someone from the outside accesses anything on a Web
or FTP site and downloads it to another system for viewing.
The space on the Web server used
to store text files, graphics, audio and video
files and other content relating to a Web site. The amount
of hard disk space reserved for each site depends on the service
Domain Name Registration
Atlantic.Net will research potential
domain names (company.com), provide a list of available options
and register the domain name with InterNIC and the appropriate
The organization commissioned by
the Federal government to coordinate domain name registration.
For domestic top-level domain names (.com,.net and .org),
InterNIC charges $70 for the first two years and $35 per year
Each country is assigned a domain
name suffix, such as .tm and .nu, which they may offer as
a unique alternative to the more common .com or.net suffixes.
Charges vary from country to country.
Microsoft FrontPage 98 is an excellent
client to create and maintain a Web site. FrontPage extensions
offer the ability to easily include advanced HTML utilities
like CGI scripts and multimedia applications into a site.
FTP (file transfer protocol) access
offers the ability to access and maintain a Web site from
a remote location.
Mail forwarding is a feature that
allows e-mail sent to one address (such as email@example.com)
to be automatically forwarded to another address. Different
mail forwarding accounts con be set up for different purposes,
but all may be sent to the some e-mail account
Additional mail accounts can be
set up for individual staff or applications. E-mail sent to
an additional address will be stored on the mail server for
download to the recipient just like any other e-mail account.
Methods of payment such as credit
cards and direct bank debits, exchange in a secure environment.
A shopping cart is a feature that
enables customers to browse through an online catalog and
mark individual items for purchase. When ready to purchase,
all marked items are tallied onto on order form, payment arrangements
are entered and the completed order is sent to the merchant
for fulfillment via e-mail.
SSL Secure Server
SSL (Secure Socket Layer) allows
visitors to a Web site to send and receive private information,
such as pricing and credit card numbers, across the Internet
in a secure environment. Data transferred via this process
is automatically encrypted by the sender's browser and decoded
by the Web servers.
& Usage Logs
Daily statistics and usage logs
are useful tools to help make the most of Web site. Some sample
applications include hit counters, data transfer monitoring
and a tracking feature to see which specific domain names
or accessing your site.
Enables Web developers to enhance
Web sites with interactive content on multimedia applications.
A simple scripting language useful
for processing forms, generating dynamic HTML and providing
an easy means to introduce interactive content into Web site.
Many turnkey applications are available.