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What is a domain name?
You can see domain names everywhere on the internet, every website has one. A few examples of domain names are google.com, cheesehosting.net and minecraft.net. Domain names make it easier to search for a website. Without domain names, every website would have its own IP address, like 188.8.131.52. It would be very difficult to search a website in this way. Domain names are nowadays not only used for websites, but also for Minecraft ser
What is a subdomain (srv record)?
As you know do we use subdomains at CheeseHosting. But what is it exactly? Like you read in 'What is a domain?", is a domain name for example cheesehosting.net. Subdomains actually mean 'part of domains', an example of a subdomain is tools.cheesehosting.net. The 'tools' which stands before the domain is the subdomain. You can point a subdomain at everything you want like a Minecraft server, Teamspeak server or a website.
How can I activate SSL for my website?
Good news, our system automatically creates or renews the needed SSL certificate(s) for your website to ensure your website is always protected. The only thing you need to do is redirecting the unprotected traffic to the protected version of your website. Therefore you need to create a .htaccess file if you don't have one in the root folder for your website (in most cases public_html) with at least the following content: