DNS articles

Free and Public DNS Servers

Published: Nov. 10, 2020, 1:13 p.m. in DNS, Reviews, Public DNS by Emil S.

A DNS, short for Domain Name Server, helps to translate people-friendly URLs into something easy for a computer to understand based on the IP addresses. It helps our electronic devices to connect with the internet so that you can access all the content that you want to see. If someone ...

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Should You Change Your DNS Servers?

Published: June 30, 2020, 10:57 a.m. in DNS, Tutorial by Emil S.

Changing your DNS servers is usually a troubleshooting step if you are having Internet connection issues. You can also change your DNS server settings to access websites that your Internet service provider blocked. Changing your DNS servers can also give you more privacy when you surf the web. Whether this is ...

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A Guide on Changing DNS Servers in Windows

Published: April 10, 2020, 11:47 a.m. in Tutorial, DNS, How-to, Home Networking by Emil S.

Domain Name System or DNS is one of the essential facets when it comes to the Internet. DNS makes sure that the Internet works smoothly as well as user-friendly. It pulls up the information which users need quickly and efficiently. In layman’s terms, the DNS is like the phonebook for the ...

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How to Double Your Internet Speed for Free

Published: March 24, 2020, 7:18 a.m. in DNS, Internet Speed, Internet Connection, How-to by Emil S.

We’re not talking about minor tests or tweaks you can do to improve your connection speed to the Internet marginally. Picking the right DNS server is a little known but most effective way to increase your website browsing speed dramatically. You benefit from particular servers that perform faster when accessed from your ...

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What is a DNS Cache and How Does It Work?

Published: March 14, 2020, 10:14 a.m. in Networking, Home Networking, DNS by Emil S.

What is a DNS Cache? A DNS cache is maintained by your computer’s operating system and acts as a temporary database. In this database your computer stores a list of all the websites you have visited or tried to visit recently along with details of other internet domains that you have ...

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How To Ping A Computer Or A Web Site?

Published: March 2, 2020, 12:27 p.m. in DNS, IP address, How-to, Networking by Mouna SOUA

The word “ping” is popular among people in the IT profession. Most computers and laptops can run an application called Ping. Certain mobile devices can also run the application after being installed on the device. Ping is also used in internet speeds tests.  A ping is sent from a local ...

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How to fix DNS Server Not Responding Error

Published: Nov. 9, 2019, 4:07 p.m. in DNS, Common Problems, IP address by Emil S.

DNS (Domain Name System) is a hierarchical naming system for services, computers, and devices connected to a private network or the internet. This system is responsible for translating hostnames into IP addresses that machines can understand. DNS servers are used because it is easier for people to remember words rather than number combinations ...

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What is Dynamic DNS and How does It Work?

Published: Oct. 25, 2019, 3:01 a.m. in DNS, IP address, DynamicDNS, Home Networking by Emil S.

What Is Dynamic DNS? DDNS is an acronym for Dynamic Domain Name System. It is commonly known as dynamic DNS or DDNS. the Dynamic DNS provides an internet service, whereby domain names are allocated to IP addresses. This gives you the ability to access a computer at home from any ...

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What Is A DNS Server and What Does It Do?

Published: Oct. 23, 2019, 5:43 p.m. in ISP, IP address, DNS by Michael G

Now that you have decided to take your business online, registered for a domain name and started working on building an online presence, there are some basic things you should know about. One of these is DNS or the Domain Name System.  It is an important part of how the ...

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How to Flush DNS Cache - Guide for Windows, Linux, and Mac

Published: June 26, 2018, 5:41 p.m. in DNS, Cache, macOS, Linux, How-to, Windows by Asif Mumtaz

Did someone tell you to flush DNS cache and you have no clue where to begin? Or maybe, you are encountering countless 404 errors and you know it has something to do with cache. Whatever your motivation to delete the DNS cache, this guide provides easy but detailed methods for ...

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