Domains, DNS and SSL
The Domain Name System underpins the whole Internet. It provides (among other things) the directory service that looks up website names, so you can visit www.mythic-beasts.com rather than 188.8.131.52.
Getting your DNS configuration right is vital to making your Internet services function as they should. If this documentation doesn't answer your questions, please email our support team and we will be happy to help.
A basic introdution to how domain registration, DNS, and hosting work together to provide web, email and other services.