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About Design

Why does Inphase have different methods of charging for website design?

Inphase's goal is to help the entrepreneur, small business, and non-profit organization acquire website design at the lowest possible pricing. Pricing by the page gives a huge price break over the number of pages needed and pricing by the bundle saves a bundle when ordering other services along with the design.

What is static design?

Static design refers to a website that generally does not change its content, but presents it in a consistent and uniform manner (sometimes called brochure websites).

What is dynamic design?

Dynamic design refers to websites that change their content or create other web pages automatically, depending upon the primary goal of the desired activity.

What is responsive design?

Responsive design refers to websites that will respond to the device's screen size (i.e. cell-phone) that is being used to view the website.


About Domains

What exactly is a domain?

A domain is the name given to a device that is connected to the Internet. it is the same as the address, or URL, of the device.

What is a sub-domain?

A sub-domain is a division of the original domain. A retailer in the shoe business might have a website named and divide it into several categories as,,, etc.

What is an add-on domain?

An add-on domain is a registered, unique name that is hosted, or added, to another domain's hosting account, eliminating the need to create a new hosting account.

What is a parked domain?

A parked domain is a domain with the same name, but different TLD, being hosted on the same hosting account and automatically points to the original account's domain.

What is DNS?

DNS is the acronym for Domain Name Server which is the component of the Internet that converts human-readable domain names (such as into computer-readable IP addresses (such as as for


About Hosting

What is hosting?

Hosting is the provision of services that allows your website to be viewed by anyone in the world who is connected to the Internet.

What is bandwidth?

Bandwidth refers to the amount, or size, of information that can be downloaded from you website on any given month.


About Tools

What are website tools?

Website tools are the different software programs and scripts that make a static website dynamic.

How does Inphase provide 'free tools'?

In keeping with its goal of providing hosting services at reduced prices, Inphase chose to use the Lunix OS for its hosting servers, which in turn supports and provides open source (which means free) software. So, unlike some other hosting providers, instead of charging the client for free tools, Inphase provides them to the client for free also.

Why doesn't Inphase include tools in the original design, making it dynamic, and charge accordingly?

Designing a dynamic website takes a lot of technical savvy, programming experience, and time to produce. Not every client requires a dynamic website, nor can every client afford the additional cost for development. So, Inphase provides a lower cost website and allows the client to expand when needed or additional funds are available.


About Management

What does update management mean?

Update management is to keep your website up-to-date with fresh, relevant information A website needs updated to keep its content from being old and out dated.

What does maintenance management mean?

Maintenance management is the ongoing proactive care taken for your website. It includes two concerns for your site: preventative maintenance and repair maintenance. A website needs maintenance to keep it in good working order.

What does development management mean?

Development management is the steps taken from Point A to Point B where Point A is the present condition and Point B is the specific goal that's to be implemented. A website needs development to improve its function and reach its goals.

What does promotion management mean?

Promotion management refers to the different activities taken to get your website noticed by others and to achieve your online goals. A website needs promotion so others will know it exists and what you have to offer.

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