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What is a domain name and Why you need it?

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A domain name is a human readable special form of text string that brings you to establish your online presence. Domains can be a good way to create a business identity. If your business is a computer designing related, you can have a domain name “mydesignmarket.com”. By having a domain name, you will have your email address under your domain name. For instance, “info@mydesignmarket.com”.

A domain name is a unique address that identifies a website on the internet. It serves as the online identity of a business or individual, and allows people to easily find and access their website.

There are several reasons why it is important to have a domain name. First and foremost, a domain name gives credibility to a website and makes it appear professional. When visitors see a branded domain name, they are more likely to trust the website and the information it provides.

It is important to note that owning a domain name does not have to be limited to English. It is possible to register a domain in a variety of languages, including Spanish, French, Chinese, and more. This can be particularly useful for businesses that serve a specific language-speaking community. By owning a domain in their own language, businesses can better connect with their target audience and improve their chances of success.

However, some important domain names has already been taken by somebody for reselling purpose. If you want to buy such domains, you have to pay thousand of dollars. Once you establish a business with a name, the first thing you have to do is register the domain. Subsequently, you can buy related domains to avoid paying more in the future. Facebook paid $ 8.5 M for acquiring fb.com.

The above is true, not only for business but also for your personal domains.  If your name is Jhon and want jhon.com, you will find that it is for sale (available for buying at higher cost).

Find today a perfect domain and register with us.

Top-Level Domain

A domain name  consists of more than two parts, usually delimited by dots.  In mydesignmarket.com, the right most part after the dot is called as  top-level domain. Top-level domains help to understand the website’s purpose.

There are several types of domain names available for registration. The most common types are Country Code Top-level Domains (ccTLDs) and Generic Top-level Domains (gTLDs). ccTLDs are two-letter domain extensions that represent a specific country or territory, such as .uk for the United Kingdom and .au for Australia. gTLDs are generic domain extensions that can be used by anyone, regardless of their location. Some examples of gTLDs include .com, .net, and .org.

One of the most popular gTLDs is the .com domain. This domain has a global reach and is often the first choice for businesses looking to establish an online presence. It is highly coveted because it is easy to remember and has a professional reputation.

Generic top-level domains (gTLDs)

  • .com (commercial)
  • .org (organization)
  • .net (network)
  • .biz (business)
  • .info (information)

.edu (education), .gov(government), .mil(military) are restricted. It can only be used for the specific purpose.

Country Code Top-level Domains (ccTLD)

  • .ca: Canada
  • .us: United States
  • .ru: Russia
  • .cn: China
  • .in: India
  • .de: Germany
  • .fr: France
  • .mx: Mexico
  • .jp: Japan
  • .br: Brazil

In order to register .ca domain, you must be a legal resident of Canada.

Subdomain

A part of a main domain is called as subdomain.  This helps you to create categorized websites. If your company have several departments and each of them need a separate appearance, you can create subdomains.  For example,  “store.mydesignmarket.com” is obviously tells that this subdomain was made for the retail section for the business.

What is a URL?

Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a technical term for web address. URLs consist of several parts:

https://www.google.com

  • protocol. Very often, this is the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (http) for browsing website and File Transfer Protocol (ftp) for transferring files from you computer to the server.  if you see “https”, it means the website is secured.
  • Some Characters: “://”
  • Fully qualified domain name

 

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