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DNS

This is the fifth in a five part series called Web Basics. DNS stands for Domain Name System. Now that we have our domain name and our IP address this all must be associated across the network. Keeping without phone book analogy think of this as the phone book of the Internet. So if we […]

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Domain Names

This is the forth in a five part series called Web Basics. Us humans hate long string of numbers, so to get around this, we have domain names. A domain name points to an IP address, which as we pointed out earlier is like a phone number for a website. So, in this instance, the […]

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IP Address

This is the third in a five part series called Web Basics. So, we have lightly brushed on the Internet and the World Wide Web, so, where does the IP address come into all of this? It is essentially the numbered version of a website. Think of this as the telephone number of a website. […]

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The World Wide Web

This is the second in a five part series called Web Basics. So, the Internet is just a network of computers, so what is the World Wide Web? We very lightly touched on TCP/IP last post, one of these is the HTTP layer of the Internet, which stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. The astute […]

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