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Modestly Priced Web Hosting Services for Your Domain Names

There are 2 entities you need so as to have a web portal. The first one is a domain name that will display your web portal when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a web hosting plan, which is inherently the disk storage space on a server where the web page files will be situated, plus a few more features that it is offering. The domain and the web hosting account are 2 related, yet separate solutions, and you demand both of them so as to have a working site.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will pick to be the address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to 64 symbols long and it involves 2 components – a Top-Level Domain (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 name to be anything that is available for registration, there is a certain number of Top-Level Domains to select from. The Top-Level Domains can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a fixed interval of time between 1 and 10 years. They may involve additional requirements with respect to the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a web hosting plan where you have to add it. In this way, when you write it in a browser, it will show the website files that you have in the account, i.e. it will open your web page. You can have a domain registered with a certain registrar and get the hosting service from another, even though lots of web hosts provide both services and it is more time-saving to handle all services from one single web hosting Control Panel GUI. Either way, since the domain registration and the website hosting package are different services, you have to point the domain to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you have to modify a specific setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named nameservers. Each hosting company has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.tomserver.com and ns2.tomserver.com, for example. The web hosting Control Panel that you utilize for your domain offers you the opportunity to alter the name servers and point the domain to one web hosting provider or another.

The Necessity for Trustworthy Hosting Services

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a given domain hosting firm and is added to their servers, you will receive a number of online services. The most essential one is that the website files that you host on the server will now be available online when you write your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to set up mails like name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or a mail user agent to manage them. Whether you host a personal or a corporate online portal, being accessible online and being allowed to create e-mail address accounts with your domain name are the two most cardinal things that you receive with a website hosting account. In case you host a corporate web site – it will represent your business before your website visitors or clients. That's why you require a dependable web hosting corporation that will furnish a fast and stable web hosting service.

Dependable website hosting Solutions by 'Tomserver.com'

Extra services that you get by hosting a domain name with us include: FTP access to upload and download files easily, domain forwarding, email auto-responders and mailing lists, and the option to create and edit certain domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.