What is a Domain name?
Domain name is the name of your website URL(Uniform Resource Locator) address or Web-Server IP address. Few examples of Domain names are listed below:
You can purchase a domain name by going to a a registrar websites(the websites which helps you to register a domain name). The following listed domain name registrars are quite popular and best:
After purchased a domain name, you will get the login details to access your account from the registrar website. It’s important to keep this info on hand, to keep it in privacy and pass it on to your web developer. Domain names usually range from Rs.100 to Rs.5000 per year based on Domain extension
In the Search Engine Optimization(SEO) point of view, there are 3 level of the domain names:
- Top Level Domains:
Top level domains are know as the domain names which have the extensions with .org, .gov, .edu etc
- Medium Level Domains:
Medium level domains means the domain names which have the extensions with .com, .net, .info etc
- Low Level Domains:
Low level domains are referred as domain names which have the extensions with .in, .us, .uk, .asia etc
In the next article, you will know about the “what is a web hosting,” and types of it.