How Do Websites Work?

  • Because of these things
    • A browser is a piece of software, downloaded or already included on your computer.
    • DNS Servers maintain a directory of Domain Names and translate them into IP addresses.
    • Web browsers and servers are a client-server program. the client must request the browser that is connected to a server.
    • a URL is a link to a specific site when an IP is giving information to a host networkdownload (1) download url-small
    • Key Terms:
    • WEB & IM &  Email & FTP

Major Operating Systems



  • Mac OS X Server is Apple’s Unix server operating system. It is used only in Macs.
  • Windows Server 2012 is Microsoft’s server operating system.  It is used on Microsoft products.
  • Linux is a server that you can install on any computer.  Sometimes you have to pay for it and sometimes it’s free.imagesGKXK7QHU linux maxresdefault