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Low-Priced Web Hosting Plans for Your Top-Level Domains

There are 2 things you require so as to own an online portal. The first one is a domain name that will exhibit your online portal when you type it in a browser, and the second one is a web hosting package, which is essentially the data storage space on a hosting server where the web page files will be located, plus several more services that come with it. The domain and the web hosting account are 2 similar, yet different solutions, and you require both of them in order to have an operational site.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain is the alpha-numeric name that you will select to be the address for the website: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain name can be up to sixty four characters long and it includes two parts – 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, and .com is the top-level domain name. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that has not been taken yet, there is a finite 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 certain period of time between one and ten yrs. They may have other stipulations 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 website hosting account where you have to accommodate it. Thus, when you type it in a browser, it will exhibit the site files that you have in the account, i.e. it will exhibit your web page. You can have a domain name registered with one company and get the hosting service from another, even though lots of service providers provide both services and it is more convenient to administer everything from one and the same web hosting Control Panel GUI. Either way, because the domain registration and the website hosting account are different services, you have to point the domain to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To achieve that, you have to alter a certain setting, or record, of the domain - the so-called NS records. Each web hosting firm has at least two name servers - ns1.ashkron.com and ns2.ashkron.com, for example. The web hosting CP that you use for your domain name offers you the opportunity to change the nameservers and point the domain name to one web hosting distributor or another.

The Necessity for Stable Website Hosting Services

Once the domain name is pointed to a certain domain hosting corporation and is added to their servers, you will receive a number of online services. The most important one is that the site files that you accommodate on the hosting server will now be exhibited when you write your domain name in a web browser. You will also be able to create electronic mailboxes such as name@my-best-domain.com and make use of webmail or an e-mail client to tackle them. Whether you host a personal or a business web page, being online and being permitted to set up e-mail address accounts with your domain name are the two most fundamental things that you obtain with a web hosting package. In case you run a corporate online portal – it will single out your business before your website visitors or clients. Therefore you need a stable web hosting distributor that will furnish a dependable and steady web hosting service.

Trustworthy web hosting Services by 'Ashkron Hosting'

Extra online services that you get by hosting a domain name with us are: File Transfer Protocol access to upload and download files easily, domain name forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and electronic mailing lists, and the ability to create and configure specific domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel.