A Name Server (also called a domain name server) is a server responsible for translating domain names to IP addresses.  DNS is an acronym for Domain Name Server, and is the system used to translate word-based addresses of systems (such as WWW.EXAMPLE.COM) to … Continue reading

Domain Names

Before you can run a website, you will need a domain name. A domain name is represented by the URL you type in a browser to connect with that domain, and it must be unique. Before you can use a domain name, you must register it with a domain registrar.

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SSL

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a protocol developed by Netscape to handle and protect confidential/sensitive information required for e-commerce transactions (like credit card numbers). SSL addresses usually begin with ‘https’.