Understanding the web

Understanding the web

    A series of articles explaining how the web works, aimed at the everyday web user.

  • How a web server works

    Knowing a little about how a web server works can help you to make more informed decisions about how your website is set up. Although this is starting to get a bit technical we will try and keep it simple.

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  • How the web works - Part 2

    Understanding how a web page gets from a web server to your web browser can help you to make sense of what happens (and sometimes doesn't happen) when you download a new web page.

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  • How the web works - Part 1

    Knowing a little about how the web works can make it a less daunting when you are dealing with technical types in the set up of your website. This is the first in a series of articles that aims to provide you with some of the basics. This first article covers what a web page is - and what it isn't.

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