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Low-Priced Hosting Plans for Your Top-Level Domain Names

There are two features you need so as to open an online portal. 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 website hosting package, which is principally the hard disk storage space on a web server where the site files will be placed, plus a few more features that it is offering. The domain name and the web hosting account are two interconnected, yet separate services, and you demand them both so as to have a functioning web site.

What is a Domain?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will select 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 includes two components – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the abovementioned instance, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can choose the SLD of the domain to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a fixed number of Top-Level Domains to choose from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a fixed interval of time between one and ten years. They may have more prerequisites about the registrant.

Domain Name Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting plan where you have to accommodate it. Thus, when you type it in a web browser, it will show the web site files that you have in the account, i.e. it will open your site. You can have a domain registered with a certain company and receive the hosting service from another, even though numerous web hosting companies provide both solutions and it is more user-friendly to handle everything from a single hosting Control Panel interface. Either way, because the domain registration and the web hosting package are separate services, you have to point the domain name to the server where it will be added as hosted. To do that, you have to change a particular setting, or record, of the domain name - the commonly named nameservers. Each hosting service provider has at least 2 nameservers - ns1.awcwebservices.com and ns2.awcwebservices.com, for instance. The web hosting Control Panel that you utilize for your domain name offers you the opportunity to alter the name server records and point the domain to one web host or another.

The Necessity for Stable website hosting Services

The moment the domain name is pointed to a particular domain hosting supplier and is added to their web hosting servers, you will obtain a number of online services. The most crucial one is that the web site files that you keep on the hosting server will now be displayed when you type your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to establish e-mail accounts like name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or an e-mail client to tackle them. Whether you administer a personal or a business website, being available online and being allowed to use mail accounts with your domain are the two most cardinal options that you get with a website hosting plan. In case you have a business web site – it will represent your business before your visitors or customers. Therefore you demand a stable web hosting firm that will furnish a dependable and steady web hosting service.

Reliable Hosting Services Courtesy of 'AWC Web Services'

Other services that you get by hosting a domain with us are: 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 modify given domain records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.