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Affordable Web Hosting Packages for Your Top-Level Domain Names

There are 2 features you demand so as to host a site. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your online portal when you type it in a web browser, and the second one is a website hosting package, which is inherently the hard disk storage space on a web server where the site files will be located, plus a few more features that it is offering. The domain name and the web hosting package are 2 related, yet different services, and you need both of them to have a working site.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will choose to be the web address for the web site: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain can be up to sixty four symbols long and it contains 2 parts – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the SLD, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain to be anything that is open for registration, there is a finite number of top-level domain names to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain span of time between one and ten years. They may have other preconditions with respect to the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you need a website hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the website files that you host in the account, i.e. it will display your web page. You can have a domain registered with a particular provider and receive the hosting service from another, even though many hosting companies provide both services and it is more time-saving to manage everything from one single website hosting Control Panel GUI. Either way, because the domain registration and the website hosting account are separate services, you have to point the domain name to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you need to modify a certain setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each web hosting vendor has at least two nameservers - ns1.plentyhosting.net and ns2.plentyhosting.net, for instance. The web hosting CP that you have for your domain offers you the chance to modify the nameservers and point the domain to one provider or another.

The Demand for Reliable Web Hosting Solutions

The moment the domain name is pointed to a specific domain hosting corporation and is added to their web servers, you will receive a number of services. The most crucial one is that the web page files that you keep on the web server will now be displayed when you type your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to create email address accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and avail of webmail or a mail user agent to tackle them. Whether you have a personal or a business website, being accessible online and being allowed to use email boxes with your domain are the two most fundamental things that you obtain with a web hosting package. In case you host a business web page – it will identify your business before your website visitors or customers. Therefore you require a dependable hosting firm that will offer a fast and stable website hosting solution.

Trustworthy Web Hosting Solutions by 'Plenty-Hosting'

Extra services that you get by hosting a domain with us include: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files easily, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the possibility to set up and configure certain domain records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.