Domain Name: It
is the name for your website. I represent your websites. It is similar to the
address to your home which corresponds to your website. E.g.: www. yourdomain.com
Subdomain: It is an addition to your subdomain. For e.g.:
You can create subdomain for you website blog like blog.yourdomain.com.
Addon Domain: Some
host have options to add multiple individual domains to the single host. This
can be achieved using Addon domains in the Host control panel. Once Addon
domain for a particular domain has created, Nameservers of the host should be
added in the corresponding Domain control panel.
Host or Webhost:
It is the storage which contains your website files. It is a server which hold
all the files related to your website. Some of the well know website hosts are www.bluehost.com
, www.hostgator.com .
It is the way by which you link your domain name to the corresponding host. It
can be achieved by means of Nameservers.
These are the IP address meant for you domain provided by the host when you
purchased the host. This has to be implemented in the domain control panel.
Usually Nameservers will look like ns1.domainname.com, ns1.domainname.com etc...
Domain control panel:
It is the backend of your domain. Which have options for entering Nameservers,
MX records, CName etc. You will get access to your domain panel once you
register your domain with the domain registrar.
Host control Panel: it
is the back end of your domain host. Which consist of file manager where we
have to upload your website files. It also has access to PHPMYADMIN, MX
records, Subdomain, Addon domain,etc…
Some popular control panels are Cpanel, Plesk.
MX records: It is
also called mail server records. It is something given when you use third party
mail service for your domain like gmail, outlook etc. It has to be added in the
MX record of your Domain control panel or Host control panel to send and
CMS: Content Management
System or CMS is the platform to publish your website. It has to be installed
in your webhost. Website contents can be
add from the CMS backend. Well know CMS platforms are WordPress, Joomla and
Bandwidth: It is the
amount of data allowed to transfer in a particular period of time for a domain.
For e.g. 1 gb per months means only 1 gb of your website data is allowed to
transfer from your host.
Delivary Network. It is the way of storing the website data in various data
centers across the globe. And the website is delivered to the viewer from the nearby
datacenter to his/her locality. Well know CDN providers are Cloudflare ,