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Modestly Priced Hosting Services for Your Top-Level Domain Names

There are 2 entities you require so as to own a web portal. The first one is a domain name that will open your online portal when you write it in a browser, and the other one is a web hosting plan, which is primarily the hard disk space on a web hosting server where the website files will be situated, plus several more services that are included in it. The domain name and the web hosting plan are 2 linked, yet separate solutions, and you need both of them in order to have an operational web page.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the address for the site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to 64 characters long and it contains 2 components – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the second-level domain name of the domain to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a fixed number of TLDs to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain interval of time between 1 and 10 yrs. They may entail additional preconditions regarding the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you require a web hosting plan where you have to add it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will exhibit the web content that you have in the account, in other words it will open your web portal. You can have a domain name registered with one company and receive the hosting service from another, even though lots of companies provide both solutions and it is more time-saving to manage all services from one and the same web hosting CP tool. Either way, since the domain registration and the web hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you have to alter a particular setting, or record, of the domain name - the so-called name servers. Each host has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.hostme4life.net and ns2.hostme4life.net, for instance. The web hosting Control Panel that you have for your domain offers you the opportunity to change the NS records and point the domain name to one hosting distributor or another.

The Necessity for Stable web hosting Solutions

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a certain domain hosting supplier and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get different services. The most important one is that the web page files that you accommodate on the web server will now be exhibited when you write your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to set up e-mail accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and avail of webmail or a mail client to administer them. Whether you administer a personal or a business web portal, being online and being allowed to create e-mail boxes with your domain are the two most fundamental options that you receive with a hosting package. In case you have a business web portal – it will represent your business before your visitors or clients. That is why you demand a reliable hosting firm that will deliver a dependable and steady hosting service.

Reliable website hosting Solutions by 'HostMe4Life'

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