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Low-Price Web Hosting Plans for Your TLDs

There are two entities you demand so as to host a website. The first one is a domain name that will open your web site when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a hosting plan, which is basically the hard disk storage space on a web hosting server where the web site files will be located, plus a few more features that are included in it. The domain name and the web hosting package are two linked, yet separate solutions, and you demand them both in order to have a working web portal.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric name that you will choose to be the address for the online portal: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to 64 characters long and it comprises two pieces – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the aforementioned illustration, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the second-level domain name of the domain to be anything that is open for registration, there is a fixed number of TLDs to pick from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a particular period of time between one and 10 years. They may entail additional preconditions when it comes to the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you need a web hosting plan where you have to include it. In this way, when you type it in a browser, it will display the web page files that you host in the account, i.e. it will open your online portal. You can have a domain registered with a certain provider and receive the hosting service from another, even though lots of web hosting firms offer both services and it is more time-saving to manage all services from a single CP user interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the website hosting package are different 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 specific setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called name server records. Each hosting provider has at least two name servers - ns1.step2rays.biz and ns2.step2rays.biz, for instance. The website hosting CP that you utilize for your domain offers you the option to alter the name servers and point the domain to one web hosting firm or another.

The Need of Dependable Website Hosting Services

Once the domain name is pointed to a specific domain hosting firm and is added to their servers, you will get a number of services. The most vital one is that the web page files that you have on the web server will now be exhibited when you type your domain in a web browser. You will also be able to establish email boxes like name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or a mail client to administer them. Whether you run a personal or a business web site, being online and being able to use email mailboxes with your domain are the two most significant options that you receive with a hosting plan. In case you run a corporate site – it will identify your business before your website visitors or clients. Therefore you require a reliable web host that will furnish a dependable and steady web hosting solution.

Dependable website hosting Services Courtesy of 'Step2Ray's Website Hosting'

Extra online 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 electronic mailing lists, and the option to create and configure specific domain records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.

 

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