What is the difference between a website domain and a host?

To display a website you must have a website domain and website host. This is one of the most common questions we get asked, and this is how we like to explain it:

WEBSITE DOMAIN

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Your website address is your website domain, such as www.yourwebsitename.com.au. This is like providing your street address where your visitors can find you.

YOUR WEBSITE

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Your actual website is like your home where people come to visit you.



WEBSITE HOST

Your website host is like the block of land that your home is sitting on.



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