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What are Domains

One of the most vital prerequisites for creating a successful Internet presence is the domain. It is what visitors will observe first when they stumble upon your website and what they will associate you with. The domain should be easy to remember, but should also be something that tells your site's visitors what the site is about.

Generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLDs)

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A domain traditionally is composed of 2 fragments - a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If you have domain.com, for instance, ".com" is the TLD and "domain" is the SLD. There are several groups of Top-Level Domain Names that you should examine prior to selecting the domain you want. Your choice should be built upon the goal of your web page and on its target spectators. Let's take a peek at the gTLDs, or generic TLDs - these are the most widespread Top-Level Domain Names intended to signify a specific function - .com (business enterprises), .net (networks), .biz (firms), .info (informative web sites), .org (organizations of a non-commercial character), .mobi (mobile devices), .asia (the Asia-Pacific region), .name (persons or relatives), .pro (specific walks of life), and so on. As you can see, these Top-Level Domain Names encompass most spheres of life, so you should choose the one that would show the objective of your site best. There is no restriction as to who can register such domains, but some of them include extra procedures to ascertain that you qualify to register such a Top-Level Domain Name (.mobi and .pro, for instance).

Country-code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)

The ccTLDs, or country-code TLDs, are country-specific domains. Each country has its own ccTLD. Selecting such a domain is good if your target group of site visitors is from a certain country. Many persons would want to buy goods or services from a local web site, and if your target is Canada, for example, picking a .ca domain could increase the visits to your site.

Domain Redirects

You can register a bunch of domain names, which can forward your visitors to a particular site such as domain.com, for example. This would increase the traffic and reduce the likelihood of someone stealing your website visitors by registering the same Second-Level Domain Name with another TLD - if you are not utilizing a trademark.

Name Servers (NSs)

Each and every domain has domain records. The name server records (NS records, aka DNS records) reveal where the domain is hosted, i.e. they point to the hosting provider whose name servers (NSs, aka DNSs) it is using at the moment. You can change the DNSs of your domain at all times. You can have your domain registered with one provider and get the website hosting service itself from another. Therefore, if you register your domain name and find decent website hosting plans someplace else at a later time, you can point your domain to the new company's DNSs instantly.

Domain Server Records (DNS Records)

In general, as long as your domain utilizes a specific pair of name servers, all its name server records will point to the same web hosting supplier. Some web hosting distributors, however, permit you to modify specific records, including the A records and the MX records of your domain. The A record is an Internet Protocol address, which discloses on which web server your website is located, while the MX records exhibit which web server tackles the e-mail address accounts associated with your domain name. For instance, if you appoint a new web page designer and he build an .ASP web page that will be hosted on his private Windows server, you may desire to alter solely the IP address (the A record) but not the MX records of your domain name. Thus, www.domain.com will point to the Windows web hosting server, but your email mailbox accounts or any sub-domain names such as forum.domain.com or shop.domain.com will still be in your current Linux web hosting account. The .ASP environment is developed by Microsoft and calls for a Windows web server, although a Linux web hosting server would be far more stable.

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Only a small number of web hosting vendors allow you to modify given domain name records and quite frequently this an extra paid service. With us, you have an immense variety of TLDs to choose from and you can modify all records or forward the domain names through a redirection tool at no additional charge.