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How DNS Works

Posted (2 years ago).

DNS, or Domain Name System, is a crazy-cool system of resolving domain name requests to their appropriate sources.  DNS is a powerful tool for those who understand how to use it.  But, let’s not get too technical (that’s what our support site is for). 

Here’s our absolute favorite video about how DNS works from our good friends at the enterprise DNS provider, DNS Made Easy.  It’s not too technical and certainly a funny, informative, and even entertaining.  Enjoy!

How DNS Works (Not Too Technical)

As you see, there’s a LOT going on after you type that URL into your browser.  Sort of makes you feel a little more patient when a website takes a moment to come up.  Maybe not. ;)