What is a website?
A website refers to a collection of related web pages where an individual business or corporation stores its information online. It is a collection of publicly accessible interlinked web pages that share a single domain.
A web page is a simple document displayable by the browser. It has a unique uniform resource locator that identifies it. It also contains other resources like images, scripts, and style sheets.
A domain name is a string of texts that maps to a unique IP address that directs searchers to a website using a browser. Users use the domain name to identify computers on the internet. Domain name registration allows users to own and use it to build a website for any intended purpose.
Types of websites with examples
● Blog website – Provides information on various topics. It enables owners to write long-form content about issues and industries. An example is Seth’s blog (seth.blog) is published daily by legendary marketer Seth Godin.
● Business website – Enable business owners to sell their services and products. They include web pages displaying services, business stories, and contact information for businesses. www.sadjawebsolutions.com is a great example.
● Ecommerce websites are online stores that allow you to sell products online. Most web pages include product sections, checkout, and shopping carts. An example is www.blendject.com.
● Membership websites – Enables site owners to only gate some resources for paid members. It can be an online magazine or publication. For instance, www.Theinformation.com.
Generally, many different websites exist, like online forum websites, non-profit organizations, and portfolio websites, creating an online presence for businesses and individuals.