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Reasonably Priced Web Hosting Plans for Your Domain Names

There are two things you require so as to start a web page. The first one is a domain name that will show your web page when you write it in a web browser, and the second one is a web hosting plan, which is principally the disk storage space on a web server where the web site files will be placed, plus several more services that come with it. The domain name and the web hosting plan are two interconnected, yet different solutions, and you demand them both so as to have a working web portal.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the web address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to sixty four characters long and it contains 2 pieces – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the aforementioned illustration, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the Top-Level Domain. While you can pick the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is available for registration, 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 given stretch of time between 1 and 10 yrs. They may involve more prerequisites in relation to the registrant.

Domain Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. In this way, when you write it in a browser, it will display the content that you host in the account, in other words it will show your online portal. You can have a domain registered with one company and receive the hosting service from another, even though a lot of companies offer both services and it is more user-friendly to administer everything from the same website hosting CP tool. Either way, because the domain registration and the website 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 given setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named name server records. Each hosting distributor has at least 2 name servers - ns1.bluegrapehost.com and ns2.bluegrapehost.com, for example. The website hosting Control Panel that you use for your domain gives you the possibility to alter the name server records and point the domain name to one hosting firm or another.

The Necessity for Dependable web hosting Services

Once the domain name is pointed to a given domain hosting company and is added to their servers, you will receive a number of web services. The most vital one is that the web site files that you host on the hosting server will now be accessible when you write your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to establish mailbox accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or an e-mail client to tackle them. Whether you administer a personal or a business web site, being available online and being allowed to create emails with your domain name are the two most fundamental things that come with a web hosting account. In case you administer a business web portal – it will single out your business before your web site visitors or clients. For that reason you demand a stable hosting distributor that will offer a dependable and stable website hosting solution.

Reliable Web Hosting Services by 'Blue Grape Hosting'

Other web services that you receive by hosting a domain with us include: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain name forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the option to set up and edit specific domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.