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Affordably Priced Hosting Services for Your Domains

There are two features you require in order to open a web site. The first one is a domain name that will show your website when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a web hosting account, which is essentially the data storage space on a server where the site files will be located, plus a few more services that it is offering. The domain and the web hosting account are 2 associated, yet different services, and you need both of them to have a working web page.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric name that you will select to be the web address for the site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to 64 symbols long and it is composed of 2 constituents – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the aforementioned illustration, my-best-domain is the SLD, and .com is the TLD. While you can select the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that has not been registered yet, there is a finite number of Top-Level Domains to choose from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain spell of time between 1 and ten years. They may involve additional specifications concerning the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you need a web hosting account where you have to accommodate it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will exhibit the files that you host in the account, in other words it will display your web page. You can have a domain registered with a certain company and receive the hosting service from another, although many web hosting vendors provide both services and it is more user-friendly to administer everything from one single web hosting Control Panel tool. Either way, since the domain name registration and the website hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain name to the web server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you need to modify a particular setting, or record, of the domain - the commonly named NS records. Each hosting company has at least 2 name servers - ns1.myfamilyhostinganddomains.com and ns2.myfamilyhostinganddomains.com, for instance. The web hosting CP that you use for your domain gives you the option to change the name servers and point the domain name to one hosting distributor or another.

The Demand for Dependable website hosting Solutions

Once the domain is pointed to a concrete domain hosting service provider and is added to their web servers, you will get a number of online services. The most vital one is that the website files that you host on the server will now be accessible when you write your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to establish email addresses such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or a mail client to administer them. Whether you have a personal or a business site, being available online and being allowed to create e-mails with your domain name are the two most essential things that you receive with a website hosting plan. If you administer a business web page – it will identify your business before your website visitors or clients. Therefore you require a reliable web hosting provider that will provide a dependable and steady web hosting solution.

Reliable web hosting Services by 'myfamilyhostinganddomains'

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