What is a domain name?

It is the name of your website or it is the address where Internet users can access your website. It is used for finding and identifying a website on the internet. For e.g. www.example.com here example.com is the domain name.

Every domain name consists of different unique names. It can be any combination of letters or words and also it can be used in combination with various domain name extensions, such as .com, .net and more. Usually, people keep their domain names in the name of the company or organization.

Why you need a domain name?

First of all, if any individual wants to show a presence on the internet should register a domain name. This is because without a domain name no one can visit the website. And also if you want to look more professional in your business you should have a domain name.

The important function of the domain name is to recognize and memorize by the audience easily. A good domain name will be easy to remember and find your websites. The more people search your domain name you get a higher chance of improving your webpage in search engines.

Benefits of domain name

If you have a short domain name and easy for people to remember it, you get more chances to make the visibility of your website. You get more reliability for your business. A good domain name attracts more visitors and also makes your business a brand.

An important reason to have a domain name is to protect copyrights and to make the position in search engines.

Types of domain name extensions

Top Level Domain Extension

 

Top-level domain (TLD): It is one of the domains at the highest level in the Domain Name System of the internet. The last part of domain names such as .com, org, gov, edu, mil, net. makes it the top-level domain because it’s used in high business profile.

.com is used for commercial business purpose,

.org refers to organization(non-profit),

.gov refers to government agencies,

.edu refers to an educational institution,

.mil refers to military,

.net refers to network organizations,

Top-level domains are classified into two categories: generic top-level domains(gTLDs) and country-code top-level domain(ccTLDs).

Generic top level domain: It identifies the domain class associated with(.com, .org, .gov).

Country-code top-level domain (ccTLD): Below the top-level domain comes secondary. This type of domain is used for country code, geographic location or territory. For example, .co.uk refers to the United Kingdom or .fr refers to France.

How to a choose domain name?

Choose a name that is easy to pronounce. You should keep a domain name which is easy to type and pronounce for everyone because many faces problem pronouncing the name. If your name is complex they will find difficult to read and start searching for another website.

Keep your domain name short and simple. The more you keep the name short and simple the more it will be easy to remember for the audience. Also, it will reduce the risk of mistyping and misspelled.

Keep your domain name which can be turned into a brand name. If you really want to grow your website you have to keep your domain name very eye-catchy. So that you can attract the audience as per your business.

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