April 18, 2017 Hannah Hageman Website Basics HOSTING: DOMAINS VS. WEBSITES: WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE? April 18, 2017 Hannah Hageman Website Basics Everything on the internet is on some server, somewhere. A server is like a giant shared hard drive. Ever heard of "the cloud"? It's not actually a cloud. It's a server. A giant, boring piece of machinery with a mess of cables coming out of it.