DNS, or the domain name system, is an essential component of modern internet communication. It allows us to reference computers by names instead of IP addresses, it controls your domain name’s website and email settings. When visitors go to your domain name, it’s DNS settings control which company’s server it reaches out to. There is a wide range of DNS records (also known as resource records) available on the Internet today, which are responsible for controlling various sides of a web presence. Via the DNS records, the domain name owner can exercise full control and modify the domain name behaviour. Smartweb offers this service for free.