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There are two features you need so as to launch a website. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your web portal when you write it in a browser, and the second one is a web hosting plan, which is essentially the disk storage space on a server where the web site files will be placed, plus several more services that it is offering. The domain and the web hosting plan are two connected, yet separate services, and you demand them both to have a functioning site.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will choose to be the web address for the site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to sixty four characters long and it contains 2 components – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the aforementioned instance, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the TLD. While you can pick the SLD of the domain to be anything that is available for registration, there is a finite 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 certain stretch of time between one and 10 years. They may impose other requirements concerning the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you demand a website hosting plan where you have to include it. In this way, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the files that you have in the account, i.e. it will open your website. You can have a domain name registered with a particular provider and receive the hosting service from another, even though a lot of service providers offer both solutions and it is more user-friendly to administer everything from the same web hosting CP tool. Either way, since the domain name registration and the web hosting package are different services, you have to point the domain name to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you have to modify a particular setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each hosting supplier has at least 2 name servers - ns1.www.philwebdev.com and ns2.www.philwebdev.com, for example. The website hosting Control Panel that you have for your domain offers you the possibility to modify the nameservers and point the domain name to one web hosting service provider or another.

The Necessity for Reliable Website Hosting Solutions

The moment the domain name is pointed to a concrete domain hosting corporation and is added to their web servers, you will obtain a number of online services. The most crucial one is that the site files that you keep on the server will now be displayed when you write your domain in a web browser. You will also be able to create electronic mails like name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or an e-mail client to manage them. Whether you own a personal or a corporate website, being accessible online and being allowed to set up e-mail boxes with your domain name are the two most cardinal things that you receive with a website hosting plan. In case you manage a business web portal – it will identify your business before your website visitors or customers. For that reason you demand a stable web hosting corporation that will deliver a dependable and stable website hosting solution.

Reliable web hosting Services Courtesy of 'PhilWebDev Domain and Business Hosting Solution'

Extra web services that you receive by hosting a domain with us include: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the ability to create and modify given domain name records from your Hepsia CP.