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Moderately Priced Hosting Plans for Your Domain Names

There are two entities you require so as to set up a site. The first one is a domain name that will open your web page when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a website hosting package, which is essentially the data storage space on a server where the web page files will be placed, plus a few more features that come with it. The domain name and the web hosting account are two related, yet different services, and you need them both in order to have a running site.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the web address for the web site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain name can be up to 64 symbols long and it is made of two constituents – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above illustration, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the TLD. While you can pick the SLD of the domain name to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a set number of Top-Level Domains to choose from. The Top-Level Domains can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain span of time between 1 and 10 yrs. They may entail more specifications about the registrant.

Domain Hosting Services

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you need a website hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. In this way, when you write it in a browser, it will open the web content that you host in the account, in other words it will exhibit your web site. You can have a domain registered with one registrar and obtain the hosting service from another, even though lots of web hosting distributors provide both services and it is more convenient to manage everything from a single website hosting CP user interface. Either way, since the domain registration and the website hosting account are different 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 specific setting, or record, of the domain name - the so-called NS records. Each hosting corporation has at least 2 name servers - ns1.myhoststore.com and ns2.myhoststore.com, for example. The website hosting CP that you use for your domain offers you the opportunity to alter the name server records and point the domain to one web hosting provider or another.

The Need of Trustworthy web hosting Solutions

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a particular domain hosting vendor and is added to their servers, you will receive various services. The most important one is that the web page files that you keep on the hosting server will now be available online when you type your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to create e-mails like name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or a mail client to handle them. Whether you administer a personal or a business website, being available online and being enabled to set up electronic mails with your domain name are the two most important options that come with a website hosting account. In case you manage a business online portal – it will identify your business before your web site visitors or clients. That is why you demand a reliable web hosting firm that will supply a dependable and steady website hosting solution.

Dependable web hosting Services by 'My Host Store'

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