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Affordable Hosting Services for Your TLDs

There are two items you require in order to kick off a site. The first one is a domain name that will show your web portal when you write it in a web browser, and the other one is a hosting plan, which is principally the disk space on a hosting server where the web page files will be placed, plus several more services that are included in it. The domain and the web hosting plan are two linked, yet separate solutions, and you require them both so as to have an operational website.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric name that you will select to be the address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain can be up to sixty four characters long and it comprises two entities – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above example, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the SLD of the domain name to be anything that is available for registration, there is a finite number of top-level domain names to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain period of time between 1 and 10 yrs. They may entail more stipulations in relation to the registrant.

Domain Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you demand a web hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the web content that you host in the account, in other words it will display your site. You can have a domain registered with a specific company and obtain the hosting service from another, even though a lot of web hosting providers offer both solutions and it is more time-saving to handle all services from one single Control Panel user interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the web hosting plan are different services, you have to point the domain to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you need to alter a certain setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each hosting distributor has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.www.pointhost.net and ns2.www.pointhost.net, for example. The Control Panel that you have for your domain gives you the opportunity to alter the name server records and point the domain name to one hosting service provider or another.

The Necessity for Dependable Website Hosting Services

As soon as the domain is pointed to a certain domain hosting firm and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get several online services. The most important one is that the website files that you have on the web server will now be exhibited when you write your domain in a browser. You will also be able to establish mail accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and utilize webmail or an email client to manage them. Whether you own a personal or a business online portal, being available online and being permitted to create e-mail addresses with your domain name are the two most cardinal options that you obtain with a website hosting package. In case you manage a corporate website – it will identify your business before your visitors or clients. That is why you demand a trustworthy web host that will deliver a fast and stable web hosting service.

Stable Web Hosting Services by 'Point Host'

Other web services that you obtain by hosting a domain name with us include: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain name forwarding, email auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the ability to set up and edit given domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.