What is a Web server ?
A Web server is a computer that stores website on the Internet and delivers webpages on the Internet and delivers webpages to viewers on request. This service is referred to as web hosting. Every Web server has a unique address,called an Internet Protocol address, that tells other computers connected to the Internet where to find the server on the vast network. The Internet Protocol (IP) address looks something like this :69, 93, 141,146; This address links to a more human -friendly address such as http://www.carley.com/ Web hosts rent out space on their web servers for people or businnesses to set up their own websites,and the web server allocates a unique website address to each website it hosts.