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Cheap Hosting Services for Your Domain Names

There are 2 things you require in order to start a site. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your web page when you type it in a web browser, and the other one is a web hosting package, which is fundamentally the hard disk space on a web server where the web page files will be situated, plus a few more features that come with it. The domain and the web hosting package are 2 related, yet separate solutions, and you need both of them in order to have a functioning web 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 symbols long and it is made of 2 components – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above illustration, my-best-domain is the SLD, and .com is the TLD. While you can select 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 TLDs can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a given span of time between one and 10 years. They may include other stipulations with respect to the registrant.

Domain Hosting Services

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you demand a web hosting plan where you have to host it. In this way, when you write it in a browser, it will open the site files that you host in the account, in other words it will open your web site. You can have a domain registered with a particular company and get the hosting service from another, although numerous providers offer both solutions and it is more convenient to handle all services from one website hosting Control Panel interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the web hosting account are separate services, you have to point the domain name to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you need to change a certain setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named name server records. Each hosting firm has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.planetaloha.info and ns2.planetaloha.info, for instance. The website hosting CP that you use for your domain gives you the option to change the name servers and point the domain to one web hosting vendor or another.

The Need of Dependable web hosting Services

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a specific domain hosting company 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 have on the server will now be exhibited when you type your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to establish email mailbox accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or a mail user agent to manage them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate website, being online and being enabled to use emails with your domain name are the two most fundamental things that you receive with a website hosting package. In case you run a business web portal – it will represent your business before your web site visitors or clients. This is why you require a reliable web hosting provider that will offer a fast and steady web hosting solution.

Reliable web hosting Solutions by 'PlanetAloha.Info'

Other web services that you receive 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 option to create and modify specific domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.