Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a website or blog? Are you a developer looking to launch your own website or blog and are confused about all the technology providers out there?

This page shows you exactly what happens when you type into your browser, or click a link containing the domain name You can also see which companies or technologies provide the service at each step.


A user types in “” or clicks a link containing “”. The browser does a DNS lookup to find the IP address behind the domain name.