What is the Internet?

Before describing what you need to know about Internet access, let’s spend a little time to understand the Internet itself.

Finding an Internet Service Provider (ISP)

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) companies offer basic Internet access and other services such email so your website can be found on the Internet.

Choosing a domain name

Most likely, you will have already obtained a domain name – something like yourname.ngo or notresite.ong. But in case you haven’t, you might consider obtaining one.

Finding a host for your website

Deciding where your website is hosted is like choosing a home for it, and deciding where it will live. There are some important considerations to make.

Choosing a Content Management System (CMS)

There are many online services available, often for free, that can help you create a website using pre-designed templates that facilitate the building process.