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Moderately Priced Web Hosting Packages for Your Top-Level Domains

There are 2 things you need so as to establish a web portal. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your online portal when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a web hosting plan, which is primarily the data storage space on a web hosting server where the web site files will be located, plus a few more features that are included in it. The domain and the web hosting plan are 2 similar, yet separate services, and you require them both so as to have a working web site.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will select to be the web address for the web site: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to 64 characters long and it includes two entities – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is open for registration, there is a finite number of Top-Level Domains to pick from. The Top-Level Domains can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a fixed stretch of time between 1 and 10 years. They may impose additional preconditions with regard to the registrant.

Domain Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting package where you have to host it. In such a way, when you write it in a browser, it will open the web content that you have in the account, in other words it will display your site. You can have a domain registered with a particular provider and get the hosting service from another, even though lots of service providers offer both solutions and it is more time-saving to manage everything from the same web hosting CP tool. Either way, since the domain name registration and the website hosting package are different services, you have to point the domain name to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To achieve that, you need to change a specific setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called name servers. Each hosting vendor has at least two name servers - ns1.www.harryhost.com and ns2.www.harryhost.com, for example. The web hosting Control Panel that you utilize for your domain name gives you the chance to modify the name server records and point the domain name to one hosting company or another.

The Need of Reliable Website Hosting Services

Once the domain is pointed to a concrete domain hosting provider and is added to their web servers, you will get several services. The most vital one is that the web page files that you keep on the web server will now be shown when you type your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to create email addresses like name@my-best-domain.com and avail of webmail or a mail client to handle them. Whether you have a personal or a corporate web site, being available online and being allowed to use mail accounts with your domain name are the two most essential things that you receive with a hosting package. In case you own a corporate website – it will represent your business before your web page visitors or customers. This is why you need a dependable web host that will supply a dependable and stable website hosting solution.

Dependable website hosting Services by 'HarryHost'

Extra online services that you get by hosting a domain name with us are: FTP access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain name forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the possibility to create and edit specific domain records from your Hepsia Control Panel.