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What is domain and hosting for website?

When you have a site visitor, they use your domain name to view your website. As simple as it seems, there is a process that occurs from the time that the site visitor types in your domain and presses enter.

When a site visitor enters your domain name into a browser, the domain is then translated into your server IP address,  then the server sends that user your site files, which their browser represents to them as a typical web-page.You can see that, without each of these 3 elements, you won't really have a web-site.

The three basic parts that make up any current day website are:

  • Domain Names See Below
  • Web-Hosting Servers See Below
  • Site Files See Below

Domain Names

Computers communicate by using numbers, called IP addresses, to...