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DNS and the World Wide Web (WWW)

DNS and the World Wide Web (WWW) :
All public Websites run on servers connected to the Internet with public IP addresses.
The Web servers at, for example, have addresses like
Although people can type address information like into their Web browser to visit sites, being able to use proper names like is much more practical.
The Internet utilizes DNS as a worldwide name resolution service for public Websites.
When someone types a site's name into their browser, DNS looks up the corresponding IP address for that site, the data required to make the desired network connections between Web browsers and Web servers.

Updated on: 21/06/2022

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