Let’s not pretend to know how the entire internet works, but we can learn some helpful I.T. basics. If you own (and build) your own website, you need a good web host who is also good at teaching their customers about the services they offer.
The DNS hosting I use out of Toronto offers excellent support and resources.
Here’s a handy link to the easyDNS glossary of terms, which I have used many times for referencing website terminology. Enjoy!