Understanding URLs, Web, Domain names, and TLD

Although the terms Internet site, URL and world wide web are used synonymously as everyday language there are distinct difference between them.

In this article I hope to clear any misconceptions and teach you a few things:

They say an image is worth a thousand words, so here goes:










To find out more about the following terminologies click on the links below:

HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
WWW World Wide Web
What is a Domain Name?