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What are Domains

One of the most vital preconditions for having a successful online presence is the domain. It is what people will observe first when they visit your website and what they will identify you with. The domain should be easy to remember, but should also be something that notifies your visitors what the web site is about.

Generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLDs)

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A domain traditionally contains 2 fragments - a Top-Level Domain Name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If you have domain.com, for example, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain Name and "domain" is the Second-Level Domain. There are a few sets of Top-Level Domains that you should examine before you pick the domain you wish. Your selection should rest on the purpose of your web site and on its target visitors. Let's investigate the gTLDs, or generic Top-Level Domains - these are the most common Top-Level Domain Names intended to show a specific function - .com (business enterprises), .net (networks), .biz (companies), .info (informative resources), .org (organizations of a non-commercial character), .mobi (handheld devices), .asia (the Asia Pacific region), .name (persons or relatives), .pro (particular professions), and so on. As you can perceive, these Top-Level Domains encompass most fields of life, so you should pick the one that would indicate the intention of your web page best. There is no limitation as to who can register such domains, but some of them include additional requirements to show that you qualify to possess such a domain name (.mobi and .pro, for instance).

Country-code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)

The ccTLDs, or country-code Top-Level Domain Names, are country-specific Top-Level Domains. Each country has its own ccTLD. Picking such a domain is good if your target group of web site visitors is from a given country. Many guys would rather buy goods or services from a local website, and if your goal is Canada, for instance, getting a .ca domain could increase the visits to your web page.

Domain Name Redirection

You can register different domains, which can redirect your website's visitors to a specific site such as domain.com, for instance. This would raise the traffic and lower the probability of someone snatching your site visitors by using the same Second-Level Domain Name with a different TLD - if you are not utilizing a trademark.

Name Servers (NSs)

Each and every Top-Level Domain Name has domain records. The name server records (NS records, a.k.a. DNS records) show where the domain is hosted, in other words they point to the hosting distributor whose name servers (NSs, a.k.a. DNSs) it is using at present. You can modify the DNSs of your domain at all times. You can have your domain registered with one firm and get the web hosting service itself from another. Thus, if you register your domain name and come across good website hosting services someplace else at a later time, you can point your domain to the new company's name servers straight off.

Domain Server Records (NS Records)

On the whole, as long as your domain uses a particular set of name servers, all its domain name records will direct to the same web hosting company. Some web hosting suppliers, though, permit you to modify given domain name records, including the A records and the MX records of your domain. The A record is an Internet Protocol address, which details on which hosting server your website is located, whereas the MX records indicate which web hosting server handles the e-mail address accounts related to your domain name. For example, if you hire a new web page designer and he constructs an .ASP site that will be located on his private Windows server, you may want to edit solely the Internet Protocol address (the A record) but not the MX records of your domain name. So, www.domain.com will point to the Windows server, but your mails or any sub-domains like forum.domain.com or shop.domain.com will still be in your current Linux web hosting account. The .ASP platform is invented by Microsoft and necessitates a Windows web server, although a Linux web server would be way more reliable.

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Only a small number of web hosting vendors permit you to edit specific domain records and quite often this an additional paid service. With us, you have an immense collection of Top-Level Domain Names to select from and you can edit all records or forward the domain names using a redirection tool at no additional cost.