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Low-Priced Hosting Plans for Your Top-Level Domains

There are 2 things you require in order to launch a web portal. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your web portal when you write it in a browser, and the second one is a web hosting account, which is basically the storage space on a web server where the web site files will be situated, plus several more features that it is offering. The domain name and the web hosting plan are 2 similar, yet different solutions, and you require both of them in order to have a running website.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will pick to be the address for the web page: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to sixty four symbols long and it comprises two entities – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above example, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can select the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is available for registration, there is a set number of Top-Level Domains to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a particular interval of time between 1 and ten yrs. They may contain more stipulations in regard to the registrant.

Domain Name Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you need a web hosting package where you have to add it. Thus, when you write it in a browser, it will display the content that you host in the account, in other words it will show your site. You can have a domain name registered with one company and obtain the hosting service from another, even though lots of hosting vendors offer both solutions and it is more user-friendly to manage everything from one and the same web hosting Control Panel GUI. Either way, because the domain name registration and the web hosting package are different services, you have to point the domain name to the web server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you have to alter a certain setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each host has at least two nameservers - ns1.hmahost.com and ns2.hmahost.com, for instance. The web hosting CP that you use for your domain name gives you the chance to modify the name servers and point the domain name to one company or another.

The Necessity for Stable website hosting Solutions

The moment the domain is pointed to a concrete domain hosting firm and is added to their web servers, you will get various online services. The most vital one is that the site files that you host on the hosting server will now be available online when you type your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to establish mail addresses like name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or a mail user agent to tackle them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate online portal, being available online and being allowed to create mails with your domain are the two most significant options that come with a website hosting package. In case you own a business website – it will identify your business before your website visitors or customers. This is why you demand a trustworthy web hosting firm that will deliver a fast and steady website hosting service.

Trustworthy web hosting Solutions by 'HMAHost'

Additional services that you obtain by hosting a domain with us include: FTP access to upload and download files easily, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the ability to create and edit given domain records from your Hepsia website hosting CP.