What is a Domain Name & How to find one

The Basics

What is a Domain Name?

Your Domain Name or web address signifies your own address on the Internet. It is a unique alphanumeric name used for identifying and locating computers on the Internet.

As no two parties may ever hold the same Domain Name at the same time, it is a truly unique identifier of you or your company. It is how your customers will remember you and find you among the millions of other Web sites on the Internet.

Why were Domain Names or web addresses developed?

Domain Names correspond to a series of numbers called Internet protocol numbers that serve as routing addresses on the Internet. IP addresses are hard to remember therefore web addresses were developed to permit the use of easily remembered words

Why do I need to register a Domain Name?

You should register a Domain Name for a number of reasons:

They are scarce.

Internet Domain Names are a rapidly diminishing commodity. They are allotted on a first-come first-serve basis.

They are important.

The Internet Domain Name has become a vital part of corporate identity.

In the 21st Century, your Domain Name will be as important as your trademark and your presence in a global marketplace.

They are versatile.

For example, any email addressed to you at ceo@yourcompany.com can be forwarded to your current email address.

What does a Domain Name consist of?

A Domain Name will consist of two or more words separated by a period. For example: Mydomain.com. The first part 'Mydomain' is called a second-level domain. The second part '.com' is called a top-level domain.

What is a Top-Level Domain (TLD)?

A top-level domain is the suffix that is attached to the end of a Domain Name. .com, .net and .org are Top-Level Domains in the hierarchical Domain Name system. In the Domain Name 'Mydomain.com', the .com is the Top-Level Domain. Top-Level Domains are the highest-level category of Internet names.

How do I know if the Domain Name I wish to register is available?

To find out whether a Domain Name is available just enter the name in the Domain Name Search. We will tell you if the domain name is available.

What if the Domain Name I wish to register is already taken?

You can choose an alternative Domain Name, or if you feel that you have legal rights to a particular Domain Name you could follow the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and try to regain you Domain Name.

Can I register more than one Domain Name at a time?

Yes you can. By clicking on the multi search you can register multiple Domain Names (no limit) at once. When you register multiple domains you are eligible for volume discounts.

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