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Moderately Priced Hosting Packages for Your Top-Level Domains

There are 2 features you need so as to set up an online portal. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your online portal when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a hosting account, which is essentially the storage space on a hosting server where the web site files will be situated, plus a few more features that are included in it. The domain and the web hosting account are 2 similar, yet separate services, and you demand both of them so as to have a working website.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric name that you will choose to be the address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain name can be up to sixty four characters long and it consists of 2 components – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the TLD. While you can pick the second-level domain name of the domain name to be anything that is free to register, there is a set number of TLDs to pick from. The TLDs can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a given period of time between 1 and ten years. They may entail more requirements regarding the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you demand a hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. In this way, when you write it in a browser, it will exhibit the web page files that you host in the account, i.e. it will open your website. You can have a domain registered with a particular registrar and receive the hosting service from another, even though lots of web hosting suppliers provide both services and it is more convenient to manage everything from a single web hosting Control Panel GUI. Either way, since the domain name registration and the web hosting account are separate services, you have to point the domain to the server where it will be added as hosted. To perform that, you need to change a specific setting, or record, of the domain - the commonly named name servers. Each web hosting firm has at least two name servers - ns1.opnux.com and ns2.opnux.com, for instance. The web hosting Control Panel that you use for your domain gives you the opportunity to modify the nameservers and point the domain to one hosting vendor or another.

The Need of Dependable website hosting Services

The moment the domain is pointed to a specific domain hosting supplier and is added to their web hosting servers, you will obtain a number of online services. The most important one is that the web page files that you host on the server will now be displayed when you type your domain in a browser. You will also be able to set up mail addresses such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or an email client to manage them. Whether you own a personal or a business online portal, being available online and being enabled to use email mailboxes with your domain are the two most pivotal options that you get with a website hosting package. If you host a corporate website – it will represent your business before your web page visitors or clients. Therefore you need a stable hosting corporation that will supply a dependable and stable website hosting solution.

Dependable Hosting Solutions by 'opnux'

Additional services that you get by hosting a domain name with us include: FTP access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain name forwarding, email auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the option to set up and modify specific domain name records from your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.