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Half-Priced Hosting Packages for Your Top-Level Domain Names

There are two things you need in order to kick off a website. The first one is a domain name that will open your web site when you write it in a web browser, and the second one is a web hosting plan, which is primarily the hard disk space on a hosting server where the website files will be placed, plus several more services that are included in it. The domain name and the web hosting account are 2 linked, yet separate solutions, and you need both of them in order to have a working web portal.

What is a Domain Name?

A domain name is the alpha-numeric combination that you will select to be the web address for the web site: my-best-domain.com, for instance. A domain name can be up to sixty four symbols long and it is composed of 2 constituents – a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). In the above instance, my-best-domain is the Second-Level Domain, and .com is the TLD. While you can choose the Second-Level Domain of the domain name to be anything that is available for registration, there is a certain number of top-level domain names to choose from. The top-level domain names can be generic (gTLDs) or country-code (ccTLDs), and can be registered for a certain stretch of time between 1 and ten yrs. They may include additional requirements about the registrant.

Domain Name Web Hosting Solutions

As the domain name is just a name and nothing more than that, you require a website hosting plan where you have to include it. In such a way, when you write it in a web browser, it will open the web page files that you have in the account, i.e. it will display your web page. You can have a domain registered with a given company and get the hosting service from another, although many web hosting providers provide both services and it is more time-saving to administer all services from one web hosting Control Panel interface. Either way, since the domain name registration and the web hosting plan are separate services, you have to point the domain to the hosting server where it will be added as hosted. To accomplish that, you need to modify a certain setting, or record, of the domain - the commonly named name server records. Each company has at least 2 name servers - ns1.ensr.com and ns2.ensr.com, for example. The hosting CP that you have for your domain offers you the option to change the nameservers and point the domain name to one service provider or another.

The Demand for Dependable Website Hosting Services

Once the domain is pointed to a certain domain hosting supplier and is added to their web servers, you will receive various web services. The most important one is that the web page files that you keep on the web server will now be shown when you type your domain name in a browser. You will also be able to set up e-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 corporate online portal, being available online and being able to use mails with your domain are the two most essential things that you obtain with a website hosting package. In case you host a corporate web portal – it will single out your business before your website visitors or customers. This is the reason why you require a stable web hosting corporation that will offer a fast and steady website hosting service.

Trustworthy Web Hosting Solutions by 'ENSR.com'

Extra web services that you get by hosting a domain with us include: FTP access to upload and download files easily, domain forwarding, e-mail auto-responders and mailing lists, and the possibility to set up and edit specific domain name records from your Hepsia web hosting CP.