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Low-Price Hosting Solutions for Your Top-Level Domain Names

There are 2 things you need in order to own a web portal. The first one is a domain name that will show your web portal when you type it in a web browser, and the second one is a website hosting plan, which is fundamentally the disk space on a hosting server where the site files will be located, plus several more services that are included in it. The domain and the web hosting plan are 2 interconnected, yet different solutions, and you demand both of them to have a functioning website.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will choose to be the web address for the web portal: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain can be up to 64 characters long and it includes 2 parts – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). In the abovementioned example, my-best-domain is the second-level domain name, and .com is the TLD. While you can select the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is open for registration, there is a set number of TLDs to select from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a particular spell of time between 1 and 10 years. They may impose more requirements with regard to the registrant.

Domain Name Hosting Solutions

As the domain name is just a hostname and nothing more than that, you demand a web hosting plan where you have to add it. In this way, when you type it in a browser, it will show the site files that you host in the account, i.e. it will exhibit your web page. You can have a domain registered with a given registrar and get the hosting service from another, even though many web hosting suppliers offer both services and it is more time-saving to manage everything from one single CP tool. Either way, because the domain registration and the web hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain to the web server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you have to change a given setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called nameservers. Each hosting company has at least 2 name servers - ns1.fastweb2.biz and ns2.fastweb2.biz, for example. The website hosting CP that you use for your domain gives you the possibility to change the nameservers and point the domain name to one host or another.

The Need of Dependable Hosting Services

As soon as the domain name is pointed to a specific domain hosting provider and is added to their web hosting servers, you will receive different web services. The most important one is that the site files that you accommodate on the server will now be available online when you type your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to establish email addresses such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or an email client to handle them. Whether you run a personal or a business site, being online and being permitted to set up mail accounts with your domain name are the two most significant things that you get with a web hosting plan. If you host a business site – it will identify your business before your web site visitors or customers. That is the reason why you require a trustworthy web hosting firm that will deliver a reliable and stable website hosting solution.

Stable web hosting Solutions by 'FastWeb2 - Web Solutions'

Extra services that you receive by hosting a domain name with us are: FTP access to upload and download files effortlessly, domain forwarding, email auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the option to create and configure given domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.