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What is a domain name and Why you need it?

What is a domain name and Why you need it?
Domain Name Registration

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”.

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.

Generic top-level domains (gTLDs)

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