An Introduction to Nameservers (And How They Work)
Nameservers are put to work every time someone accesses a website, but many people have very little understanding of what they actually are. To understand this concept, you’ll need to consider what happens when a website is visited.
As you’re probably aware, every device connected to the internet can be identified using a unique IP address. Nameservers are part of a large database called the Domain Name System (DNS), which acts like a directory for devices and the IP addresses attached to them.