Nameservers, Domain Name and WebHosting, well explained.


Its a server on the internet specialized in handling queries regarding the location of a domain name on various services.

They are a fundamental part of the Domain Name System. 

The nameservers basically links your Registrar to your Hosting server provider.

When do you change Nameservers?

You only change nameservers when your Registrar and Hosting service provider are different companies.

Domain Name

Its a unique name for a website. A good example is A domain name must be registered.



This is the act of hosting your website on a web server.

Hosting is where you keep your web pages.

How does the whole process work?

  1. A user types in a domain  name in a browser such as Google Chrome.

      2. The Domain Name server looks for the IP  Address with that name.


3. Lastly, you are directed to the current hosting company to view the website.


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