What are domains?

A domain is the "human-friendly" name of a website or the address at which a website can be found. 

In other words, we can think of a website as a physical house with rooms and furniture, and we can think of the domain name as the house’s address. 

Since computers cannot identify domain names as humans do, each website has an IP address - a unique pattern of numbers and periods that allows computers to identify and communicate with the domains. 

To make this easier for humans to understand, the Domain Naming System, or DNS, translates domain names into these IP addresses - which means you can just type a few simple words into a web browser rather than remembering random numbers whenever you want to visit a specific website!

For example, if I purchase the domain name "www.mywebsite.com", a computer cannot identify the domain through that name, rather through an IP address - for example, 123.456.789. 

Instead of humans having to remember these random numbers to access a website, we simply type in "www.mywebsite.com" and the DNS translates this name to the IP address and connects us to that website! 

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