If you plan on hosting your website yourself on your personal computer. You will need to be aware that there are several negatives about doing this. Technically it is very easy to set up and run, but logistically it can be a nightmare. First, you will need a fast dedicated connection to the internet. You can technically run the website via a dial-up connection (modem) but your ISP will not be happy and will most likely drop your service. You will also have the risk of having someone hack into your personal computer running your website and not only crashing your website but also crashing your computer. We offer consulting services to provide this should you desire to go this route.
In order to have a website “hosted” (on a remote server), you will need to register a domain name and sign up with a website hosting company. Simply Web Services can provide you with both of these and many other web services.