Frequently Asked Questions
A domain name like google.com.au is a lot like a street address for a home or business. Each web site resides on a computer, somewhere in the world. Computers talk in numbers, so each computer connected to the internet has an address. It is called an IP address. Google’s website IP address is 188.8.131.52. For humans it is much easier to remember google.com.au.
So, when you register a domain name, it is a name really for humans to be able to read, it is then translated into an IP address by the Internet, and the internet delivers you to your website.
Web hosting is a service that provides individuals and organisations the ability to post a web site or web page onto the internet. Blue Ocean Web Hosting provides you the technologies and services required for a web site or web page to be viewable on the internet. Web site are stored on servers and to access the web site the user (customer) types the domain (web site address) into their computer.
Their computer will then connect to your server and your web pages will be delivered.