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Affordable Hosting Plans for Your TLDs

There are two entities you require so as to have a site. The first one is a domain name that will open your site when you write it in a web browser, and the other one is a website hosting account, which is essentially the hard disk space on a hosting server where the web site files will be situated, plus a few more features that are included in it. The domain name and the web hosting plan are 2 similar, yet separate solutions, and you require them both in order to have a functioning web page.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will choose to be the web address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to 64 symbols long and it is made of 2 pieces – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above illustration, my-best-domain is the SLD, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can select the second-level domain name of the domain name to be anything that is free to register, there is a finite number of top-level domain names to pick from. The Top-Level Domains can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a particular span of time between one and ten yrs. They may contain other specifications regarding the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Services

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting account where you have to add it. In this way, when you write it in a web browser, it will display the web page files that you have in the account, in other words it will show your website. You can have a domain registered with a specific provider and get the hosting service from another, even though a lot of web hosting vendors provide both solutions and it is more user-friendly to manage all services from the same web hosting CP interface. Either way, because the domain name registration and the web hosting account 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 change a specific setting, or record, of the domain name - the so-called NS records. Each hosting distributor has at least two nameservers - ns1.www.webgear.biz and ns2.www.webgear.biz, for example. The web hosting CP that you utilize for your domain offers you the chance to modify the nameservers and point the domain to one web hosting corporation or another.

The Necessity for Dependable website hosting Services

Once the domain name is pointed to a certain domain hosting firm and is added to their servers, you will get several web services. The most vital one is that the web site files that you keep on the hosting server will now be exhibited when you write your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to set up emails like name@my-best-domain.com and avail of webmail or a mail user agent to administer them. Whether you own a personal or a corporate website, being accessible online and being able to set up mail accounts with your domain name are the two most important things that you get with a web hosting account. In case you have a business site – it will represent your business before your visitors or clients. Therefore you need a stable hosting supplier that will furnish a fast and stable web hosting solution.

Reliable website hosting Solutions Courtesy of 'Webgear Hosting'

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