Home | Blog



Domain Name verse Hosting of Website

Thursday, March 21, 2013

One of the frequent questions we get by new clients is the difference between a domain name and the actual hosting of the website. Most people would think that these two items are one in the same, when actually they are two separate items of your website.

The domain name is just the “name” of the website you are using (productiveit.com), and you can have several “names” going to the same site (productiveit.com, productiveitllc.com, productiveit.net).

Your website hosting is the actual server location that your site files, tools and database are located.

For instance, your home might be called a home, house and estate—all different “names” for one building—but your house is always one building in one location. You can move your home’s contents from one building to another, and it will still be called your home, house and estate, but be at a different location. The same applies for moving your website content to a new host.

Productive I.T. can host your website home and decorate it how you like. We can move your content for you and give your web presence a new home with us. Call us today and we can walk you through how the process works!

Trackback Link
Post has no trackbacks.


Leave a Comment




Captcha Image

Join our mailing list! We give you free advice on how to make your website work for you.

Our monthly email newsletter is chock full of fresh tips, tricks and news that will help you go farther than just setting up a website.

Productive IT

Website Design and Development locally in Montgomery, Alabama.
4121 Wall Street Montgomery, AL
Phone: 334-356-3561


Need some help? Let us guide you in the right direction.

Client Portal

Productive CMS Help

Online Business Suite Help