What is a Domain Name?

by | Oct 1, 2020

For Simplicity,  a domain directs visitors to a website. It also is commonly seen after ‘www’ on a web address or after the ‘@’ on an email address. notice the word address being used let’s try to understand Domains a little deeper with an illustration.

Everybody lives in a residential house and that house has an address. That address directs you to the physical location of the house. Well, your Domain which is really an I.P Address takes you to the website location. Now the domain just drives you to the website, for the website to operate you need Website Hosting which allows you to live in the house the domain takes you to. Let’s talk more about Website hosting here.