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  • LinkWithin related posts widget with photo thumbnails

    LinkWithin related posts widget with photo thumbnails


    LinkWithin是最近很紅的相關文章外掛,它改變以往以超連結文字顯示相關文章的做法,而是採用縮圖模式來顯示相關文章。只你網誌支援javascript,然後註冊認證後,你會拿到一串代碼,把代碼貼在網誌上,該程式碼就會自動偵測您的文章並以縮圖模式顯示相關文章!

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Google 7.68 Terabits Per Second Cable

    Google 7.68 Terabits Per Second Cable


    Search giant finalizes plan for Pacific fiber being ran.

    The recent quakes in Taiwan highlighted a lack of redundancy in the Pacific, where fiber runs have about half the capacity found across the Atlantic. A number of companies are planning to rectify that -- including Verizon, who is working with a number of companies to run an 11,000 mile, five terabits per second (Tbps) cable from the United States (Oregon) directly to mainland China, Taiwan and South Korea.

    Google is also laying Pacific fiber as part of a consortium named Unity, formed alongside six international companies. The coalition is building a 6,200 mile, 7.68Tbps capable fiber run from Los Angeles to Chikura, located off the coast near Tokyo. Google today announced they finalized the deal on the $300 million project. According to the press release Trans-pacific bandwidth demand continues to surge:

    According to the TeleGeography Global Bandwidth Report, 2007, Trans–Pacific bandwidth demand has grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 63.7 percent between 2002 and 2007. It is expected to continue to grow strongly from 2008 to 2013, with total demand for capacity doubling roughly every two years. "The Unity cable system allows the members of the consortium to provide the increased capacity needed as more applications and services migrate online, giving users faster and more reliable connectivity," said Unity spokesperson Jayne Stowell.

    It's obviously a nice deal for Google, given the content operator gets access to bandwidth at build cost. NEC Corporation and Tyco Telecommunications will build the fiber run starting immediately, and it should be completed by 2010, assuming that the undersea cable cutting bogeyman leaves them alone.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • If You're Going To Steal Software, Steal From Us: Microsoft Exec

    If You're Going To Steal Software, Steal From Us: Microsoft Exec


    Microsoft business group president Jeff Raikes estimates that between 20% and 25% of all software used in the United States is pirated, but said some pirates end up becoming paying customers.

    By Paul McDougall
    InformationWeek
    12, 2007 03:00

    If you're going to be a software counterfeiter, then please copy and illegally use Microsoft products.

    The above plea isn't from a posting on a hacker forum. Rather, it's how Microsoft business group president Jeff Raikes feels about software counterfeiters. "If they're going to pirate somebody, we want it to be us rather than somebody else," Raikes said.

    The remarks might seem surprising, coming from a senior executive at a software company that spends millions each year fighting software piracy and developing copyright protection technologies.

    But Raikes, speaking last week at the Morgan Stanley Technology conference in San Francisco, said a certain amount of software piracy actually helps Microsoft because it can lead to purchases by individuals who otherwise might never have been exposed to the company's products.

    "We understand that in the long run the fundamental asset is the installed base of people who are using our products," Raikes said. "What you hope to do over time is convert them to licensing the software."

    Raikes said Microsoft isn't about to abandon efforts to track down those who illegally copy and use its products. However, he said Microsoft has to balance that approach with the recognition that users of purloined software could one day become legitimate customers.

    "You want to push towards getting legal licensing, but you don't want to push so hard that you lose the asset that's most fundamental in the business," said Raikes, who estimated that between 20% and 25% of all software used in the United States is pirated.

    Raikes said Microsoft is developing so-called "pay-as-you-go" software offerings with pricing schemes similar to those used by cell phone companies for emerging markets as a way of encouraging low-income individuals to use the company's products legally.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder Adds New Features

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder Adds New Features


    Parallels' new release of Plesk Sitebuilder software helps customers with new features.

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 integrates the Fotolia online micro-priced image marketplace into the software's WYSIWYG editor, allowing users to browse and buy photos directly from the Fotolia gallery without leaving the wizard. The software also includes a new design module featuring SitePal speaking avatar technology by Oddcast. SitePal enables users to deploy animated, talking characters on any website.

    "Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 takes website creation to a whole new level with innovative features that are tightly integrated into the software to improve ease of use," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "The new version of Parallels website creation software demonstrates our commitment to delivering open solutions based on the Parallels Open Platform to help service providers add value to their offerings."

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder is a next-generation, scalable website-building application that can be integrated into any business process for hosting providers, ISPs, registrars and telecoms. The software's easy-to-use, five-step wizard and 14 dynamic modules make this software a powerful and flexible solution. It is designed to work with hosting platforms that use the new Application Packaging Standard (APS), such as the Parallels Plesk Control Panel.

    The Parallels Open Platform enables hosting with Parallels virtualization and automation technology through integration with a wide range of third-party applications and systems. The APS Standard (APS), a key element of the platform, is used by ISVs and service providers to seamlessly integrate applications to offer to the more than 10 million businesses and individuals that use Parallels products.

    Availability
    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 is available now for the Linux/Unix and Windows platforms. It can be downloaded via the Parallels Plesk Application Vault at http://www.parallels.com/en/products/sitebuilder/ .

    About Parallels - Optimized Computing
    Parallels (formerly SWsoft) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Pre-Beta Release of Windows 7

    Pre-Beta Release of Windows 7


    Over the past few years, you've asked us to make some changes to Windows. We listened closely. Now it's time to share an early look at how we've used your feedback.

    Windows 7 is faster, more reliable, and makes it easier to do what you want. Both the everyday things and the killer "is that really possible?" things.

    Dig into this site to see what's coming.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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General Information

  • Links

    Links


    Links is a basic, yet fully functional online Link management system that you may use as a framework to create an expanded system or use 'as is'.

    You may use it as a framework to create an expanded system or use 'as is'. Features include: link information such as name, category, description and url; list of recently added links; description search by keyword; users can add new links for approval; multi-level categories; administration and approvals of links; administration of users / members; administration of categories.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • WebShopmanager

    WebShopmanager


    The Web Shop Manager allows you to manage a fully functional online store from a centralized web-based administration system.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Articlepublisher

    Articlepublisher


    This powerful new tool is the only program you.ll need to create your Webpages. Use Article Publisher to create and manage content, generate search-engine-friendly URLs, and pinpoint which Webpages net you the most readers.

    Advanced WYSIWYG editing, best-of-breed imaging functionality, and customizable features make content management simple and efficient. Automatic RSS feeds keep regular viewers updated and bring new viewers to your site.

    Our easy-to-use template engine helps you to keep the look and feel of your Website fresh with an unsurpassed flexibility and range of options. You can also use Article Publisher to get to know your Website dynamics in real time; view which Websites are sending the most traffic to yours, and which search engine spiders visit your site most frequently . and which pages they crawl. Track AdSense clicks and see precisely when and where users clicked. Best of all, automatic installation has you up and running in no time!

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • 網絡供應商(ISP)怎樣評價您發出電郵的信譽

    網絡供應商(ISP)怎樣評價您發出電郵的信譽


    現時網絡供應商根據寄件者IP地址的信譽來評價電郵的可信性,即是代表發電郵的域名必須保持良好的紀錄,盡量令收件者不會將自己的域名列為spammer。但有些寄件者並沒有一個獨立的IP地址,若與他人共用一個IP地址,便要多留意對方的行為。而且,假如於自己IP地址同一範圍內已有IP地址被列入spammer,亦會影響自己成為spammer的機會。除了IP地址影響電郵的可信性,以下三點亦是主要考慮的問題:

    1. 垃圾郵件的投訴率太高

      現在有很多網絡供應商如Hotmail、MSN、AOL、Yahoo和Microsoft都提供回饋環服務(Feedback Loop),一旦有收件者將你列為spammer,網絡供應商會向發件公司匯報有關情況,好讓及早檢討及改善電郵營銷方針。通常垃圾郵件投訴率不應多於1%,當超過1%時,網絡供應商就會開始考慮將所有電郵過濾,亦即是您很有可能會失去與另外99%客人的聯繫。
    2. 垃圾郵件陷阱

      網絡供應商為防止spammer活動,會嘗試於網上散佈一些自己的電郵地址,故意讓spammer使用軟件搜尋到,當這些郵箱收到宣傳電郵,網絡供應商便知道此發件人很可能是spammer,這種方法被稱為垃圾郵件的陷阱。有些公司購買電郵地址以擴大database,這些電郵地址很多都是來歷不明,因此很容易跌入垃圾郵件的陷阱。
    3. 不明來歷的電郵地址

      不明來歷電郵地址的定義是網絡供應商不能辨認的電郵地址,任何一間公司的Database List裡有太多不明電郵地址都是不健康的現象,當電郵到達網絡供應商時,若其中有很多不能辨認的電郵地址,網絡供應商會有可能將你標籤為spammer。

    總括而言,除了網絡供應商有自訂的一套機制去偵測垃圾郵件,最重要的還是List的質素,即是permission based的電郵地址。這些未經用家同意的地址,即使寄出再有誠意的電郵,收件者亦會向網絡供應商回報你是spammer,加上垃圾郵件陷阱難以偵測,只好用盡千方百計避免成為spammer。方法如下:
    • 淘汰無效或不活躍的電郵電址;
    • 向網絡供應商登記回饋環服務(Feedback Loop),監測垃圾郵件的情況;
    • 使用double opt-in的方法,向收件人發出確認信以證明該郵箱是正確及屬於使用者的,以避免向一些不明電郵地址發出郵件。


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • BBclone

    BBclone


    BBclone is a web counter written in PHP. It looks similar to Big Brother Webstats.
    But it is not *just* a counter : BBClone gives a detailed view of the visitors of your web site.

    It does it by displaying the nth last users (and the data they provided, like their IP, browser and so on) that went of the web site, not just showing a number of visitors. This is very handy for slow to medium traffic web site webmasters that want to see who visit their sites, what browser people use, where do they come from etc. Please note that it's very design, BBclone is not useful for high traffic websites where you only need agregated data.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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E-Store

  • 感謝詞

    感謝詞


    首先感謝您選用Ec2Biz電子商務系統。現時在亞洲各國,由以日本、台灣等地區的電子商務及網上營商已經發展成熟,而香港亦因擁有國際金融中心及先進的物流科技等重要資源,使得電子商務對各大中小企業來說已是公司業務的重要成功因素。

    以往由於很多公司受資源所限,要發展電子商務需面對種種障礙,例如沒有熟識有關技術的工程人員、對投資網絡器材及日後維護顯得難以入手,以致業務未能盡享網上營商所帶來的巨大商機。

    今天我們馮著多年網絡系統的設計及改良,規劃出國際水準的電子商務管理軟件、配合先進而安全穩定的美國原裝伺服器機組及防火牆設備,並由專業的工程人員分組管理及監察整個系統的運作。

    我們深信貴公司的基本業務配合Ec2Biz的電子商務系統,以最低的投資,享受國際市場上達致最高的競爭能力及回報。

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • New Member Preferential

    New Member Preferential


    Ec2Biz的「網上商店系統」支援多種優惠顧客的方案,包括“現金積分系統”、“優惠禮券”及“電子禮券”。

    這些獨特的方案除了能提供購物優惠給顧客外,亦可利用這些優惠吸引未登記的人仕盡快成為您的會員。

    若您在設定裏使用了對“新會員優待”,請盡量以各種方式把訊息告訴瀏覽人仕,例如商店首頁設置“廣告橫額”,或透過“搜索引擎”刊登廣告。

    “新會員優待”包含的資料:
    • 現金積分
      在啟用了“現金積分系統”的情況下,您可指定登記會員時獲享的積分數量,輸入“0”則代表沒有積分

    • 電子禮券
      輸入送贈新會員的“電子禮券”金額,新會員需完成登記後打開確認郵件,輸入“0”則代表沒有積分

    • 優惠禮券
      選擇一項預先設定的“優惠禮券”送贈新會員

    注意事項:
    • 上述優待方案適合“網上零售商店”的業務,如您業務屬B2B,請酌情考慮是否採用

    • 新會員優待只可選用其中一種,請勿同時採用多種方案

    • 上述優待方案將針對“所有登記人仕”

    • 各項設定汲及的“金錢數值”,是以您商店的“預設貨幣”為基礎

    • 一般情況下,“新會員優待”的啟用與否,系統在商店是沒有特別的提示顯示,若有啟用,請自行制作精美的“電子報”或“電子郵件”通知您的會員,亦請自行制作精美的橫額廣告讓會員知悉。


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Brand or Manufacturer

    Brand or Manufacturer


    如果您的產品是由多個“品牌”或“廠商”組成,這樣便可透過“品牌或廠商”的預先設定,將產品歸納在所屬的品牌內。

    透過“品牌或廠商”,您的多元化產品不會再感覺混亂,而是變得讓顧客更容易集中瀏覽、架構更清楚,而且更能提高管理產品的效率。

    進入“品牌或廠商”管理:
    1. 點擊主選單的“分類目錄/產品管理”

    2. 點擊左選單的“品牌或廠商”

    每項“品牌或廠商”包含的資料:
    • 品牌名稱
      “中文”或“英文”的名稱,最多125個字元,請盡量簡短(必需輸入)

    • 品牌網頁
      針對該品牌的“中英文”官方網站,讓顧客瀏覽時可到這品牌的網站參考資料,必需包含由http://開首的完整網址(按需要使用)

    • 品牌圖片
      JPG、GIF或PNG格式(按需要使用)

    針對“品牌或廠商”的動作:
    • 新增
      新增一個品牌或廠商

    • 編輯
      修改已經建立的品牌或廠商,例如更改名稱、轉換圖片

    • 刪除
      將該品牌刪除,此刪除動作只針對品牌或廠商資料,不會把原有產品刪除

    • 資訊
      顯示該品牌或廠商的資訊,包括內含產品數量

    • 更新產品
      針對所屬該品牌或廠商的產品進行“快捷產品更新”

    注意事項:
    • 品牌或廠商的設定,建議應在“初始設定”時預先完成,以方便往後的“產品新增”及針對產品“匯出、匯入資料”的管理。

    • 如某一項“品牌或廠商”內含龐大產品數量,在點擊“資訊”時需較長時間下載頁面,請耐心等待。

    • 請自行了解有關“品牌”連結網址、圖片的知識產權及使用問題,若未經該“品牌”允許使用的相關資料,將有可能觸犯法例。

    • 有關著作權與商標聲明,您應在適當頁面,例如“使用條款”及“產品內容”,標明該品牌的商標擁有權,以避免觸犯任何國家的商標法例,例如您正在出售Intel的產品,則應聲明像是「Intel 和Itanium 是Intel Corporation 及其子公司在美國和其他國家(地區)的商標或註冊商標」。

    • 我們不會就“著作權與商標”相關的使用及法律問題提供支援服務,對于錯誤使用所引致的責任,亦與我們無關,敬請留意。


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • 客戶服務管理

    客戶服務管理


    每當顧客經瀏覽貴公司網站後,可能會對某種產品感興趣,有些顧客會即時進行訂購,亦有可能先透過查詢待了解更多相關資料後才進行訂購,現時的營商環境均講求高效率,所以對客戶的服務亦需盡快回應。

    在我們的經驗來說,一般顧客均希望產品供應商向他/她們第一時間回覆,如在辦工時間內可啟動我們提供的顧客即時查詢系統,以文字型式即時接觸客戶,但人手不能配合,亦盡量在十二小時內回應客戶的查詢,這些服務可有效增加產品的成功銷售率,並提高客戶的信心及建立良好口碑。

    以下是一些新業務需面對及安排人手處理的客戶服務重點:
    • 客戶發出的電子郵件查詢

    • 客戶發出的產品、訂單查詢

    • 對客戶發出的大數量訂購要求,預備安排額外的聯絡人手

    • 替客戶跟進訂購產品的貨運延期問題

    • 按業務及產品性質提供產品優良保證及退換細節,並於客戶服務頁展示內容

    • 客戶可能對已收貨的產品感到不滿意或商家寄出錯誤的產品,這些均需預先計劃處理方案

    • 產品在郵寄或貨運中遺失或損壞,當然出現率很低,但亦需預先計劃處理方案並展示解決資料讓顧客知述

    • 預先了解金流、信用咭公司的合約細節,以便當顧客要求取消訂單或退款、存貨不能如常供應而產生的取消訂單、少數的虛假信用咭詐騙行為等,能有效處理上述有機會發生的問題

    • 客戶或同業的投訴亦需有效地安排跟進

    Please be aware we does not participate in any management and not assume responsibility and support for third party providers.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Attribute Configuration

    Attribute Configuration


    “商品特性”能允許您在某一項產品上,預先設定可供顧客在訂購時選擇更合適的產品細節,而且有效減少收到訂單後的種種跟進工作。

    例如您正在售賣的西褲,應該具備不同的“顏色”、“腰圍”、“褲長”等,以供顧客選購,而透過“商品特性”的預先設定,您便可自定產品選擇上的各種“選項名稱”和“選項值”。

    當完成設定所有的“商品特性”後,您便可參考及使用下一節指南介紹的“商品特性管理”,逐一為指定的產品套用合適的“商品特性”。

    為有效管理“商品特性”及避免日常汲及的產品管理及訂購單出現混亂,強烈建議在開始設定“商品特性”前,細心採集相關的資料,及草擬所有特性的架構。

    這些“商品特性”建議於未進行“產品新增”及“匯出、匯入資料”前的初始設定時一併處理,而由於某一特性將來會被套用到產品售出後的訂單資料,所以商品特性一經輸入和套用,不應刪除以避免無法正確查閱訂單資料。

    進入“商品特性設定”管理:
    • 點擊主選單的“分類目錄/產品管理”

    • 點擊左選單的“商品特性設定”

    每項“商品特性”包含的資料:
    • 商品選項
      特性的“中英文”名稱,最多32個字元,請盡量簡短,例如“顏色”、“尺碼”、“褲長”(必需輸入)

    • 選項值
      • 選項名稱
        已建立的選項所屬特性名稱

      • 選項值
        “中英文”的選項值名稱,最多32個字元,請盡量簡短,例如“紅色”、“大碼”、“42吋”(必需輸入)


    針對“商品特性”的動作:
    • 增加
      新增一項“商品選項”或“選項值”,在新增“選項值”前應預先完成新增“商品選項”

    • 編輯
      修改已經建立的“商品選項”或“選項值”,例如更改名稱

    • 刪除
      將該“商品選項”或“選項值”刪除,此刪除動作只針對“商品選項”或“選項值”資料,不會把原有產品刪除

    注意事項:
    • 名稱相近的特性或選項值請盡量歸納,避免設定過於沉長和混亂的架構

    • 設定前務必預先集相關的資料,及草擬所有特性的架構

    • 不可在“商品選項”或“選項值”的名稱內包含或使用符號,以避免跳脫字元影響資料庫存取


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Domain Names Knowledge

  • How do I change DNS records if my HK domain is registered with HKDNR?

    How do I change DNS records if my HK domain is registered with HKDNR?


    If your Hong Kong domain is registered with HKDNR and you want to use Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store service, you'll just need to follow these simple steps in order to point the domain to our name servers.

    1. Log in to the HKDNR account http://www.hkdnr.hk
    2. Select your domain name from the Manage Domain Name.

    3. Click the Modify DNS (MNS) link on Domain Information Manager.
    4. Enter our name server information to Name Server(1) and Name Server(2) to below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    5. Click Submit at the bottom.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?

    How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?


    If your domain is registered with Directnic and you want to use Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store service, you'll just need to follow these simple steps in order to point the domain to our name servers.

    1. Log in to your Directnic account and click on the Domain Manager link. http://www.directnic.com

    2. Click on the Change Nameserver Information icon located to the right of your domain name, under the Options heading.
    3. Replace the nameserver information listed with the below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    4. Click on the Modify button at the bottom of the page and you're done.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What Is Domain Redemption Period

    What Is Domain Redemption Period


    The Redemption Period occurs approximately 30 days after a domain has been reached its expiration date, this applies to .COM, .NET, and .ORG domains, other TLDs may have different policies concerning expiration and renewal.

    For thirty (30) days after the expiration date the domain will be available for renewal in a grace period. After the thirty day grace period the domain will enter a hold period known as the Redemption Period for another thirty (30) days where to recover the domain the registry requires a HKD$3,000 fee.

    However, there is no guaranteed grace period, and once expired, the domain can be deleted at any time.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Who can register a .CN domain name?

    Who can register a .CN domain name?


    Regarding to CNNIC request for document submission.

    For new .CN / .COM.CN / .NET.CN / .ORG.CN / GOV.CN domain registration, only organization application is accepted and below documents are required:

    • Copy of a valid China Business Registration Certificate, and
    • Copy of applicant's China Citizen Identity Card, and
    • Copy of a valid ICP license


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Who can register a .US domain name?

    Who can register a .US domain name?


    Any United States citizen or permanent resident, as well as any business or organization with a bona fide presence in the U.S., can register a .us domain name.

    One of the following eligibility requirements must be met:

    • A natural person (i) who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories or (ii) whose primary place of domicile is in the United States of America or any of its possessions, or
    • Any entity or organization that is incorporated within one of the fifty (50) United States states, the District of Columbia, or any of the United States possessions or territories or (ii) organized or otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, or any of its possessions or territories, or
    • An entity or organization (including federal, state, or local government of the United States, or a political subdivision thereof) that has a bona fide presence in the United States.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Pre-Sale Services

  • Newsletter / E-mail Help

    Newsletter / E-mail Help


    As a subscriber of www.ec2biz.com newsletters, you need to add www.ec2biz.com to your address book to continue to receive these emails.

    Please follow the directions at this link: Have you added the www.ec2biz.com addresses to your e-mail address book? for your particular e-mail provider.

    You need to add www.ec2biz.com to your address book:


    Please choose your e-mail provider below for specific instructions on adding www.ec2biz.com to your address book:

    Hotmail
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Click "SAVE ADDRESS" at the top of the message header.

    • Click "OK" on the next screen.

    Yahoo
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Click "ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK" next to the FROM address.

    • Click "ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK" again.

    Outlook Express
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Right-click on the FROM name.

    • Click ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK in the menu.

    • Click OK on the Properties pop-up.

    Netvigator.com (NETMail)
    • Click "ADD ADDRESS" on the screen of book address.

    • Input a new address to field:

    • Click "SAVE" on the bottom.

    i-cable.com
    • Click "ADD ADDRESS" on the screen of book address.

    • Input a new address to field:

    • Click "SAVE".

    You may need to contact your email provider to get more information.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Privacy Policy for your account

    Privacy Policy for your account


    We will never under any circumstance - rent, sell, exchange or in any way make your information available to third parties, unless legally required to do so.

    For international domain, ICANN does require that you receive one email per year to verify and update your contact information on your domain.

    Also, confirmation emails for ordering, domain name registrations and transfers, along with instructional email to activate services will still be sent to you.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What are your DNS servers?

    What are your DNS servers?


    Please refer to:

    How to point my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company" server?

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to renew your Domain / Hosting Plan / other services?

    How to renew your Domain / Hosting Plan / other services?


    Our billing system will automatically send the renewal notification and invoice to your registered email address 15 day before the expiry date.

    You need to ensure your registered email is valid in the billing system and to alert on any email notification sent from us, You are responsible for keeping their contact information up to date.

    Please note your responsibility to track the services their expiration date.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Why using free email accounts is bad idea?

    Why using free email accounts is bad idea?


    We recommend that you NOT use an email address from a free service (e.g. Yahoo! or Hotmail) with your account information.

    Instead, please enter a traditional address, such as that from your account, or one issued to you by your ISP (Internet Service Provider).

    This gives us better assurance of being able to contact you should we need to, as well as helping us protect your account and prevent fraud.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Glossary

  • E-Mail

    E-Mail


    Electronic mail (abbreviated "e-mail" or, often, "email") is a store and forward method of composing, sending, storing, and receiving messages over electronic communication systems.

    The term "e-mail" (as a noun or verb) applies both to the Internet e-mail system based on the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and to intranet systems allowing users within one organization to e-mail each other. Often these workgroup collaboration organizations may use the Internet protocols for internal e-mail service.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • URL

    URL


    A Uniform Resource Locator(URL), is a compact string of characters used to identify or name a resource. The main purpose of this identification is to enable interaction with representations of the resource over a network, typically the World Wide Web, using specific protocols. URIs are defined in schemes defining a specific syntax and associated protocols.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Download

    Download


    download is to receive data from a remote system, such as a HTTP, FTP server, or other similar systems. A download is any file that is offered for downloading or that has been downloaded.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Internet

    Internet


    For the more general networking concept, see computer network, computer networking, and internetworking.

    Visualization of the various routes through a portion of the Internet. Internet Portal
    The Internet is the worldwide, publicly accessible network of interconnected computer networks that transmit data by packet switching using the standard Internet Protocol (IP). It is a "network of networks" that consists of millions of smaller domestic, academic, business, and government networks, which together carry various information and services, such as electronic mail, online chat, file transfer, and the interlinked Web pages and other documents of the World Wide Web.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)

    TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)


    Tagged Image File Format (abbreviated TIFF) is a file format for mainly storing images, including photographs and line art. Originally created by the company Aldus, jointly with Microsoft, for use with PostScript printing, TIFF is a popular format for high color depth images, along with JPEG and PNG.

    TIFF format is widely supported by image-manipulation applications such as Photoshop by Adobe, GIMP, Ulead PhotoImpact, and Photo-Paint as well as Paint Shop Pro by Corel, by desktop publishing and page layout applications, such as QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign, and by scanning, faxing, word processing, optical character recognition, and other applications.

    TIFF was chosen as the native format for raster graphics in the NeXTstep operating system, and this TIFF support carried over into Mac OS X. Adobe Systems, which acquired the PageMaker publishing program from Aldus, now controls the TIFF specification, although it has not had a major update since 1992 (several technical notes have been published with minor extensions to the format).

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Email Tutorial

  • Outlook Express Setup Tutorial

    Outlook Express Setup Tutorial


    In this tutorial we will learn how to setup Outlook Express for use with your new hosting email account.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Outlook Express, which is a pre-installed component of Windows.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Useful ISP email information

    Useful ISP email information


    I S PPOP3PortS.S.LSMTPPortS.S.LIMAP4PortS.S.L
    網上行
    Netvigator
    pop.netvigator.com110995smtp.netvigator.com25465
    商業網上行
    Business Netvigator
    corppop.netvigator.com110corpmail1.netvigator.com25
    PCCW NETMailpop.netvigator.com110995smtp.netvigator.com25465
    PCCW NETMail Plusndpop.netvigator.com110995ndsmtp.netvigator.com25465ndimap.netvigator.com143993
    和記寬頻
    Hutchison Broadband
    pop.hgcbroadband.com
    pop.net-yan.com
    110mail02.hgcbroadband.com
    mail02.net-yan.com
    25
    3寬頻
    Three Broadband
    pop.threebb.com.hk110mail02.threebb.com.hk25
    有線寬頻
    i-CABLE
    mail.i-cable.com110smtp.i-cable.com25
    香港寬頻
    HKBN
    popo.hkbn.net
    pop1.hkbn.net
    popo.ctimail.com
    110smtpo.hkbn.net
    smtpo.ctimail.com
    25
    太平洋寬頻
    Pacific Internet
    pop.pacific.net.hk110smtp.pacific.net.hk25
    SmarTone Vodafone110995smtp.smartone-vodafone.com25
    HKNetpop3.hknet.com110smtp.hknet.com25
    Google GMAILpop.gmail.com110995smtp.gmail.com25465imap.gmail.com143993
    雅虎電子郵件
    Yahoo Mail
    pop.mail.yahoo.com
    pop.mail.yahoo.com.hk
    110995smtp.mail.yahoo.com
    smtp.mail.yahoo.com.hk
    25465imap-ssl.mail.yahoo.com993
    Ymailpop.mail.yahoo.com110995smtp.mail.yahoo.com25465imap-ssl.mail.yahoo.com993
    Ymail Plusplus.pop.mail.yahoo.com110995plus.smtp.mail.yahoo.com25465imap-ssl.mail.yahoo.com993
    Hotmailpop3.live.com110995smtp.live.com25
    163 網易郵箱pop.163.com110995smtp.163.com25465imap.163.com143993
    QQ 郵箱pop.qq.com110995smtp.qq.com25465imap.qq.com993
    新浪網郵箱
    SinaMail
    pop3.sina.com.hk110------


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to setup your email account on Android Mobile Device

    How to setup your email account on Android Mobile Device


    Configuring your Android device to receive mail from your hosted email accounts is a very easy process.

    This tutorial will give you a simple guide on the steps you need to perform to easily access your domain email accounts on the go with your Android device.

    Currently tested devices are:
    • Nexus One
    • HTC One max
    • HTC Butterfly s
    • HTC One mini
    • HTC One
    • HTC One SV
    • HTC One X+
    • HTC Desire
    • HTC Hero
    • HTC EVO
    • HTC Incredible
    • HTC Dream
    • HTC Magic
    • HTC Aria
    • HTC Wildfire
    • HTC Sapphire
    • T-Mobile G1
    • Motorola Droid
    • Motorola Milestone
    • Samsung Galaxy S2
    • Samsung Galaxy S3
    • Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy S4
    • Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
    • Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 3
    • Samsung Galaxy Note 3 LTE
    • Samsung Galaxy Ace 3
    • Samsung Galaxy Mega
    • Samsung Galaxy S
    • Samsung Fascinate
    • Samsung Vibrant
    • Samsung Epic
    • Samsung Mesmerize


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Eudora 6 For PC Email Tutorial

    Eudora 6 For PC Email Tutorial


    In this tutorial we will learn how to set up Eudora 6 for PC as your email client.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Eudora, which is available for PC and MAC.


    Eudora is an email package that is free to download from http://www.eudora.com Eudora has three modes -- Sponsored, Paid, and Light. Sponsored mode gives you the full-featured product, but displays ads on part of your screen. The ads are relatively unobtrusive. Paid mode gives you the same thing as Sponsored mode, without the advertisements, but you need to pay for and register it. Light mode is Eudora without the bells and whistles, but also without advertisements.

    When you install Eudora it will be in Sponsored mode by default. You can change the mode by choosing 'Payment & Registration' from the help menu.

    These instructions assume that you are using Eudora 6.x in Sponsored mode for Windows 98/Me/2000/XP. The configuration might be slightly different for other versions of Eudora.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What is mail policy and email limits?

    What is mail policy and email limits?


    Mail Limits

    There is an maximum amount of emails which can be send out per hour is 30 emails from one account or 60 emails per domain and 300 emails per day, this limit is also applied "Web Hosting Service", "Towards Mailing Lists" and "Online E-Store System". Focus Network Company reserves the violation of any of the foregoing may result in immediate deactivate or termination upon any indication of such activity without notice.

    Many of our servers have a 60 pop checks per hour limit per email address.? If you go over this you're likely to get a wrong password error message saying login incorrect. Just wait an hour and it will automatically unlock you. to prevent this from happening again make sure to disable auto checking or at least set it to something higher such as 10 minutes.

    Any mailing list larger than 2000 will require a dedicated server solution from us. Note: dividing one large list into smaller lists to get below this limit is not allowed.

    We have a maximum size of emails of 50 MByte and under, any email over 50 MByte will be automatically rejected, please use your FTP to transfer big files!

    Mailing Lists Rules

    1. Anytime you're sending a message no matter how large your e-mail list is you must throttle it.? We recommend you throttle it to at the very least sending 1 email every 6 seconds. If the mailing list software you're using does not allow you to throttle you must switch to something else. We recommend Mailman which can be found in your control panel under PLESK. If you do not throttle and you try sending let's say 1500 emails the server will try sending all 1500 in 1 second which is not possible. This will cause the server load to go very high and for the entire server to be sluggish until this process is completed. It is our job to keep the server up and running without being sluggish. Anyone who causes the servers load to go high will be suspended and the process will be terminated. If you choose not to throttle you will most likely be suspended for crashing the server without notice.

    2. Any mailing list over 100 emails is only allowed to be sent to during off-peak times to prevent high server loads. Off peak times qualify as all day Saturday and Sunday, and 1am - 8 am eastern time M-F.

    3. You are not allowed to mail to a mailing list you were given or purchased. This is spamming because they never agreed to you personally sending them mail. We do not care and how you justify it this is spam and will result in termination of the offending account.

    4. Any unsolicited e-mail being sent will result in termination of the offending account without notice. We take a zero tolerance stance against sending of unsolicited e-mail.



    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Linux Web Hosting

  • How to use CuteFTP to upload your website

    How to use CuteFTP to upload your website


    CuteFTP is one of the world's most popular programs to use when uploading websites. It's both easy-to-use and powerful. Follow the tutorial below to learn just how easy it is.

    Firstly you will need to install CuteFTP on your computer. If you to not have this program installed I recommend purchasing it.

    FTP Server:
    • ftp.domainname.com (example)

    User Name:
    • ftp_domainnamecom (example)

    Password:
    • Please see your configuration email

    Host Directory:
    • /httpdocs/ for normal web pages (http)
    • /httpsdocs/ for secure pages (https)

    Home Page File:
    • index.html or index.htm or index.php (lower case)


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • MySQL - How do I create a MySQL backup?

    MySQL - How do I create a MySQL backup?


    There are easy ways to go about backing up your MySQL databases.

    Backup using phpMyAdmin(DB WebAdmin). To do this, follow these steps.

    1. Login to your Plesk control panel.
      (e.g. https://yourdomain.com:8443)
    2. Choose and click your domain name.
    3. Click the Databases icon.
    4. Choose and click your database to want to backup.
    5. Click the DB WebAdmin Icon.
    6. On the pop-up window, you will see the screen of phpMyAdmin.
    7. Click the database name on left side.
    8. Click the hyperlink of Export Tab.
    9. Click the Select ALL link shown in gray. The check Save as file and click GO.
    10. You will be asked to save the .sql file to the hard drive. Click Save.
    11. Choose the location to save to and click Save. Your database has now been exported.
    12. Please be patient, the process may take a few minutes.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plesk 10 Reseller’s Guide

    Plesk 10 Reseller’s Guide


    Parallels Plesk Panel is the only web hosting control panel with integrated web design, SaaS storefront and billing. Parallels Plesk Panel delivers maximum profits for growing service providers.

    Parallels Plesk Panel is the most complete Web hosting control panel available today. In fact, it’s the only Web hosting panel that includes integrated Web design tools, a SaaS storefront, and fully automated billing and provisioning. Plus it delivers maximum profits for growing service providers; provides key tools for Web designers; and includes an easy-to-use server control panel for IT professionals (and small businesses without IT staff).

    This guide is intended for hosting services resellers who are going to use Parallels Plesk Panel 10 as Reseller users.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Database and user naming syntax for PostgreSQL and MySQL

    Database and user naming syntax for PostgreSQL and MySQL


    Since we run a shared hosting environment, we have to uniquely identify your usernames to your account ONLY.

    We do this by attaching your system user name and an underscore("_") before all the databases and users YOU create.


    Example:
    Your added a new database(or user) and your filled in the name: mydatabase
    The Real Database Name: username_mydatabase
    (e.g. C0801001234567_mydatabase)

    * Where C0801001234567 replace your system user name.

    This applies to ONLY your database name and database username, you password stays normal.

    Database Server/Host Address
    • If your script or program is going to be accessing our database locally, meaning it is stored on your account, the server/host address will always be: localhost
    • Just like that, lowercase and one word.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plesk 9 Domain Administrator's Guide

    Plesk 9 Domain Administrator's Guide


    Parallels Plesk Panel is the only web hosting control panel with integrated web design, SaaS storefront and billing. Parallels Plesk Panel delivers maximum profits for growing service providers.

    Parallels Plesk Panel is the most complete Web hosting control panel available today. In fact, it’s the only Web hosting panel that includes integrated Web design tools, a SaaS storefront, and fully automated billing and provisioning. Plus it delivers maximum profits for growing service providers; provides key tools for Web designers; and includes an easy-to-use server control panel for IT professionals (and small businesses without IT staff).

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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