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Affordably Priced Web Hosting Services for Your Top-Level Domains

There are two things you require in order to open a web site. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your site when you type it in a browser, and the second one is a web hosting plan, which is primarily the storage space on a server where the web page files will be placed, plus a few more features that it is offering. The domain name and the web hosting account are two interconnected, yet separate solutions, and you require both of them in order to have an operational website.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric name that you will select to be the address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to 64 characters long and it involves two components – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the aforementioned instance, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can choose the second-level domain name of the domain name to be anything that has not been registered yet, there is a fixed 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 fixed interval of time between one and ten yrs. They may impose other specifications about the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain name is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you demand a website hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. In such a way, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the web site files that you host in the account, in other words it will display your web site. You can have a domain name registered with a certain provider and get the hosting service from another, even though a lot of web hosting companies provide both solutions and it is more convenient to administer all services from one website hosting Control Panel tool. Either way, because the domain registration and the website hosting account are separate services, you have to point the domain to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you need to alter a certain setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named name servers. Each web hosting distributor has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.mad-host.com and ns2.mad-host.com, for instance. The web hosting CP that you use for your domain gives you the chance to change the nameservers and point the domain name to one provider or another.

The Necessity for Trustworthy Web Hosting Services

The moment the domain is pointed to a given domain hosting provider and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get various services. The most important one is that the web page files that you accommodate on the server will now be accessible when you type your domain in a browser. You will also be able to set up email mailboxes such as name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or an email client to manage them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate web page, being accessible online and being able to set up mail accounts with your domain name are the two most essential options that you obtain with a web hosting package. In case you manage a business web site – it will single out your business before your web page visitors or clients. That is why you require a stable service provider that will provide a fast and stable web hosting solution.

Stable Website Hosting Solutions Courtesy of 'Mad Host'

Additional web services that you obtain by hosting a domain name with us are: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files easily, domain name forwarding, email auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the possibility to set up and edit specific domain records from your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.