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Affordably Priced Web Hosting Plans for Your Domains

There are 2 things you require in order to open a web site. The first one is a domain name that will display your website when you type it in a browser, and the other one is a web hosting plan, which is basically the storage space on a hosting server where the web page files will be placed, plus several more services that are included in it. The domain name and the web hosting package are two associated, yet separate solutions, and you need them both in order to have a running web portal.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will pick to be the web address for the site: my-best-domain.com, for example. A domain name can be up to 64 characters long and it contains 2 entities – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is free to register, there is a certain number of top-level domain names to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a fixed spell of time between 1 and 10 years. They may contain additional specifications concerning the registrant.

Domain Web Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a web hosting account where you have to add it. Thus, when you write it in a browser, it will show the content that you host in the account, i.e. it will exhibit your website. You can have a domain name registered with a given registrar and obtain the hosting service from another, even though many hosting corporations provide both services and it is more user-friendly to handle everything from the same website hosting CP tool. Either way, since the domain name registration and the website hosting account are different services, you have to point the domain to the web server where it will be added as hosted. To achieve that, you have to change a given setting, or record, of the domain name - the so-called name server records. Each web hosting company has at least two nameservers - ns1.hosting.bhwdab.com and ns2.hosting.bhwdab.com, for instance. The web hosting CP that you have for your domain name gives you the option to modify the NS records and point the domain name to one host or another.

The Demand for Stable Web Hosting Solutions

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a certain domain hosting firm and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get several web services. The most essential one is that the website files that you keep on the web server will now be accessible when you type your domain in a web browser. You will also be able to establish mailbox accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and avail of webmail or a mail user agent to handle them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate website, being accessible online and being able to use email box accounts with your domain name are the two most pivotal options that you get with a web hosting package. In case you own a business online portal – it will represent your business before your web site visitors or customers. That is the reason why you require a trustworthy web hosting company that will provide a dependable and stable website hosting solution.

Dependable website hosting Services Courtesy of 'BHWDAB Hosting'

Other web services that you get by hosting a domain name with us are: FTP access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and mailing lists, and the option to create and modify certain domain records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.