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There are 2 items you need so as to kick off an online portal. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your website when you write it in a browser, and the second one is a website hosting plan, which is primarily the storage space on a server where the web site files will be located, plus a few more features that come with it. The domain name and the web hosting account are two connected, yet separate solutions, and you need both of them in order to have a functioning web portal.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will choose to be the address for the web site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to 64 characters long and it comprises two entities – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the aforementioned example, my-best-domain is the SLD, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can pick the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a fixed number of Top-Level Domains to pick from. The TLDs can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain spell of time between 1 and 10 years. They may have other stipulations in relation to the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you require a web hosting account where you have to host it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the files that you have in the account, in other words it will open your online portal. You can have a domain name registered with a certain registrar and get the hosting service from another, even though lots of service providers provide both solutions and it is more convenient to administer everything from the same website hosting CP tool. Either way, because the domain registration and the website hosting account are different services, you have to point the domain name to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you have to alter a given setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named NS records. Each provider has at least two name servers - ns1.www.thededicatedhosting.com and ns2.www.thededicatedhosting.com, for example. The web hosting Control Panel that you have for your domain gives you the option to alter the name servers and point the domain to one web host or another.

The Demand for Dependable website hosting Solutions

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a given domain hosting vendor and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get several online services. The most vital one is that the web site files that you have on the web server will now be accessible when you type your domain in a browser. You will also be able to establish e-mail box accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and utilize webmail or an email client to manage them. Whether you host a personal or a business web page, being accessible online and being permitted to create e-mail boxes with your domain are the two most essential things that you obtain with a hosting account. In case you administer a business web portal – it will identify your business before your website visitors or clients. That's why you need a stable web hosting firm that will provide a fast and steady website hosting service.

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Additional online services that you obtain 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 possibility to create and modify given domain records from your Hepsia website hosting CP.