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Affordably Priced Hosting Plans for Your Domain Names

There are 2 things you need in order to own a website. The first one is a domain name that will show your site when you write it in a browser, and the second one is a web hosting package, which is primarily the disk storage space on a web server where the site files will be situated, plus several more services that come with it. The domain and the web hosting account are two connected, yet separate solutions, and you demand them both so as to have a functioning web portal.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the web address for the site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain name can be up to 64 characters long and it comprises two constituents – a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the abovementioned example, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the TLD. While you can pick the SLD of the domain to be anything that is open for registration, there is a set number of top-level domain names to select from. The TLDs can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain span of time between 1 and ten yrs. They may include additional prerequisites in regard to the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Services

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting account where you have to accommodate it. In this way, when you type it in a web browser, it will display the files that you have in the account, in other words it will display your website. You can have a domain name registered with one provider and receive the hosting service from another, even though many companies provide both services and it is more user-friendly to handle everything from one and the same web hosting CP interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain to the web hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To do that, you need to alter a certain setting, or record, of the domain name - the so-called nameservers. Each web hosting provider has at least two name servers - ns1.hermeshost.net and ns2.hermeshost.net, for instance. The website hosting Control Panel that you have for your domain offers you the opportunity to change the nameservers and point the domain to one hosting firm or another.

The Demand for Dependable Website Hosting Solutions

The moment the domain is pointed to a given domain hosting service provider and is added to their web hosting servers, you will get a number of services. The most crucial one is that the web page files that you host on the web hosting server will now be available online when you write your domain in a browser. You will also be able to establish e-mail address accounts such as name@my-best-domain.com and use webmail or an email client to tackle them. Whether you administer a personal or a corporate site, being online and being allowed to use e-mailboxes with your domain name are the two most cardinal options that you receive with a hosting package. If you run a business online portal – it will single out your business before your web site visitors or customers. Therefore you require a trustworthy hosting vendor that will furnish a fast and steady web hosting solution.

Dependable Web Hosting Services by 'Hermes Host'

Other web services that you obtain by hosting a domain with us are: FTP access to upload and download files easily, domain name forwarding, email auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the option to set up and modify certain domain records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.