If you are new to web hosting you may be confused by the different types of hosting.
Linux is the most popular operating system online.
Most sites are hosted on Linux servers.
You may be asking yourself? Does that mean that I have to install Linux on my pc or laptop?
The answer is no. The service will work regardless of whether you are using a Windows dektop/laptop, a Mac, tablet device, mobile phone, Android, etc..
When you order the service you will receive an email with your access details so that you can access your control panel and manage the service.
You will also receive what is called FTP access details.
These are the details you will have to include in your ftp programme or website design software when you are ready to publish your site from your computer to your hosting space.
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