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Inexpensive Web Hosting Services for Your Domain Names

There are 2 items you require so as to have an online portal. The first one is a domain name that will open your web page when you write it in a web browser, and the other one is a website hosting package, which is fundamentally the hard disk storage space on a web server where the web page files will be placed, plus several more services that come with it. The domain name and the web hosting account are two interconnected, yet separate services, and you require them both in order to have a functioning web site.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the address for the website: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain can be up to sixty four characters long and it comprises 2 components – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the abovementioned illustration, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can choose the SLD of the domain to be anything that is available for registration, there is a set number of top-level domain names to pick from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a particular span of time between one and 10 years. They may entail other prerequisites in regard to the registrant.

Domain Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you demand a website hosting package where you have to include it. In such a way, when you write it in a web browser, it will open the content that you host in the account, i.e. it will display your web page. You can have a domain registered with one provider and receive the hosting service from another, although lots of service providers offer both solutions and it is more convenient to manage all services from the same web hosting CP interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the website hosting package are separate services, you have to point the domain to the server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you need to alter a given setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each hosting provider has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.jeannieindigital.net and ns2.jeannieindigital.net, for example. The CP that you have for your domain name offers you the opportunity to alter the nameservers and point the domain name to one web hosting provider or another.

The Demand for Reliable Web Hosting Solutions

Once the domain name is pointed to a given domain hosting company and is added to their web servers, you will obtain several services. The most essential one is that the site files that you host on the hosting server will now be accessible when you type your domain in a web browser. You will also be able to establish mail addresses such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or a mail client to tackle them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate site, being available online and being enabled to set up e-mail accounts with your domain name are the two most significant things that you receive with a web hosting plan. In case you own a corporate web portal – it will identify your business before your web site visitors or clients. For this reason you need a dependable web hosting firm that will supply a fast and stable website hosting solution.

Stable Hosting Services Courtesy of 'Jeannie In Digital Hosting'

Additional web services that you receive by hosting a domain name with us include: FTP access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the possibility to set up and configure specific domain name records from your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.