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Discounted Hosting Plans for Your Top-Level Domains

There are two features you demand so as to set up a site. The first one is a domain name that will display your web portal when you type it in a browser, and the second one is a website hosting package, which is fundamentally the storage space on a web server where the site files will be placed, plus a few more services that it is offering. The domain name and the web hosting package are two related, yet separate solutions, and you require both of them to have a functioning web site.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will choose to be the web address for the web page: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to sixty four characters long and it is made of two constituents – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above example, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a set 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 certain stretch of time between 1 and 10 years. They may entail more specifications regarding the registrant.

Domain Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you demand a website hosting package where you have to accommodate it. In this way, when you type it in a browser, it will display the files that you host in the account, in other words it will open your web site. You can have a domain registered with one company and obtain the hosting service from another, even though a lot of web hosting companies offer both solutions and it is more convenient to handle all services from one single website hosting CP user interface. Either way, since the domain registration and the website hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To do that, you need to alter a given setting, or record, of the domain - the commonly named name server records. Each provider has at least two name servers - ns1.steel-vault.com and ns2.steel-vault.com, for instance. The web hosting CP that you utilize for your domain gives you the possibility to alter the nameservers and point the domain name to one hosting distributor or another.

The Need of Dependable Web Hosting Services

As soon as the domain is pointed to a certain domain hosting service provider and is added to their web hosting servers, you will obtain various web services. The most vital one is that the website files that you host on the web server will now be available online when you write your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to set up electronic mailboxes such as name@my-best-domain.com and utilize webmail or a mail client to administer them. Whether you run a personal or a business online portal, being accessible online and being permitted to use mail address accounts with your domain name are the two most essential options that come with a web hosting plan. If you have a corporate website – it will identify your business before your visitors or clients. That is the reason why you require a dependable hosting provider that will supply a reliable and steady web hosting service.

Reliable Hosting Services by 'Steel-Vault Hosting LLC'

Other online services that you get by hosting a domain with us are: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files easily, domain forwarding, email auto-responders and mailing lists, and the ability to set up and configure given domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.