Internet Domain Names

About Domain Names And Web Hosting


When we think about web hosting, we should be clear about what exactly it is. This is an internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible through the World Wide Web. A space is provided on a server by a host company and either totally sold or leased out to potential clients. Web hosts not only provide this space, but also offer internet connectivity as well. A domain name on the other hand, is the name that you choose as an identity on the web and this is what will be incorporated into the server by the web host to allocate space for you on the World Wide Web. Hosting and domain go hand in hand as you think of entering the internet world in an official capacity.

Domain names

Good domain names mainly fall into two categories; either a branded name which is heavily linked and related to the company’s name or the main product. There is also the discoverable domain which consists of keywords or phrases that people who are not familiar with the company may key in as a search term in order for the name to be captured. When it comes to choosing a domain name, it is important that your domain name be short and creative so that it can be easy to remember. Also, it is recommended to go with the .com extension because it is more recognized as legitimate in some circles, possibly because it has been around for a longer period of time. When it comes to SEO and domain names, there are a few things to consider. The older the domain name, the better results you will get in the search engines. The search engines value older domains than new ones because of the traffic generated. Therefore, before buying a domain, it may be worth your while to look at how old the name is. This is important when thinking about domain and hosting an address on the internet in order to raise the levels of success of viewership.

Web hosting

Web hosting hosts the domain name. When thinking about web hosting, it’s always worth it to look at hosts that offer extensive language support and those that also come with other free applications, and also very good and reliable support service. Some of the added advantages that come with web hosting are free set up, frontpage extensions, best breed routers, firewalls and servers, ability to offer web site statistics, have daily backups, monitoring, support and physical security. There are also dedicated servers that are ideal for eCommerce, multimedia, gaming and other sites that also need advance performance, reliability and control. Dedicated servers run on admin access where you can run anything on the server. They also manage multiple websites and allow for versatility where a dedicated server can be used for a wide variety of purposes that might even be traffic intensive.

Web hosting and domain names

When stepping into the internet world, hosting and domain are related terms that you have to encounter. The domain is the identity or the name of the website, while the web hosting allows for this name to be available have space and be accessible over the internet. There are companies that offer the hosting and domain services all in one by helping you find a name for the domain, hosting it, as well as design it. Hosting and domain information is accessible over the internet and it is advisable that as you think about starting your own page, you research on both the domain names and the best web hosting companies in order for you to get the service that you require.

By Bob Meadow, published at 03/27/2012
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