What is domain name, Domain name meaning in english

Two things are important for any website, one of which is domain name and the other is the host, of which the domain name means only the name, the way a person or thing is named, but the domain name Is absolutely unique, one domain name cannot have more than one, domain name is an integral part of the Internet without which Internet can be very difficult, because the domain name can be used to identify different web hosting.

For example, you can take the name of Google, YouTube, Facebook, etc., or whenever you search in the Google search engine, you see that you are shown the results of many websites in the search result, And all websites have a unique domain name.

Or in other words, the domain name can be called a folder, as if you create a folder on your computer or mobile and keep the file inside that folder, the place to keep that file can be called host and it can be accessed normally and also using web browser, you cannot create two folders of the same name in the same directory on your computer or mobile just like this you can not create multiple domain name of same name Although the above paragraph has been told to make you understand, the management of the domain name is not so easy, rather the process of creating and managing a domain name or transferring it to another computer ie server is much more complicated.

what is domain name 

What is Web Domain name

Examples of domain names are google.com, facebook.com etc., and a domain name has four main parts, each part of which has its own importance, all these things should be considered while selecting your domain name for any company or individual. But specially you should pay attention on it’s TLD because this can have a huge impact on your business.

https – Protocol

www – Subdomain

Apsole – Domain

.com – TLD (Top level Domain)

Top Level Domain “.com”

The top level domain of the domain name is very important part, which is selected for the target globally or nationally, like for example if we buy hello.com domain then its top level domain is .com, which means It is commercial, and .com top level domain is better for doing global business.

Or if you buy hello.in domain, its main target will be India, although no matter which person or company chooses any top level domain, that website remains accessible all over the world, but it makes it easier for users to understand that domain, Which country or business that domain name is targeting.

And also top level domains have certain limits, which are provided by the domain registrar company.

Domain – “Apsole”

You are completely free to choose the domain name, you can buy any domain name as per your wish, you can enter your name, or you can enter the name of any person from your family, And or if you want, you can keep the name of your village, country or your business name etc, you can decide for yourself to buy the domain name, but there is a condition that you will have to choose any unique domain name that is not registered already, domain name that someone has already registered you cannot register.

For example, if you want to register a name in any word, and you go to the website of the registrar company and search the domain name, suppose you searched myfamily.com if this domain name will be available You will be able to buy it, but if this domain is not available then you will not get the domain name, yes but if you change its top level domain then you may get the domain name.

For example, you can check myfamily.in or myfamily.net or myfamily.co.in or myfamily.org instead of myfamily.com, you might find one of these domain names as the internet has evolved a lot And too many domain names have been registered, and many websites are running, due to which the domain names of most famous words have been registered, due to which you may have problems in finding the domain name.

And if you do not find the domain name of your choice, you can register any word as your domain name, as the change of domain name or top level domain name does not affect the website in any way, Rather all types of top level domain names can be used all over the world.

Subdomain – “www

WWW is an alternate route for any domain name, referring your main domain name to WWW. For smaller websites, www is of no importance, while for larger websites www matters a lot for cookies data.

Protocol – “http/HTTPS”

Http Protocol is a protocol to transfer data over the web, which means “hyper text transfer protocol”, through this request passes from computer/mobile to server and server to mobile/computer the http protocol does not need to be type, because This protocol is the default method of data transfer, and to make this data transfer protocol more secure, a secure layer is used in it, which is called SSL which means secure socket layer.

what is subdomain

In the above article, you were told that WWW is a subdomain, but WWW subdomain is part of that main domain name, whereas subdomain is a separate domain name, which is created within that domain name, It is used to provide different services, its main advantage is that on the same domain name and hosting, you can run a lot of website for various types of services.

who provides the domain name

The domain name is managed by ICANN company and ICANN company does not provide domain name itself, but different domain registrars deal in selling domain names, for example godaddy, namecheap, big rock, hostgator, hostinger, google etc. There are many domain registrars available, any person can become a domain registrar, but he/she has to apply for ICANN accreditation by following ICANN terms and conditions.

domain transfer

Once a domain name is registered, it can be transferred to any other server, but the only requirement is that the domain name should be at least 60 days old, and once the domain name is transferred, it can be transferred again after 60 days.

Security features are used in domain to prevent fraud, accidental transfers, etc., thereby greatly reducing the risk of domain name theft, and if the owner of that domain wants can transfers his domain to another server. But he has to first get his domain unlocked, after that the process of doing domain transformer takes about 5 days.

What is Expired Domain

The age of a domain name depends on for how long the owner of that domain has purchased, and let’s say if you have purchased a domain for 1 year, before the completion of 1 year you will have to You will have to remove your domain name, otherwise your domain will not be in working condition and if you do not pay after the domain renewal date, and do not renew your domain, then your domain after 30 – 60 days from your registrar , and then your domain will become an expired domain.

Because you still have a maximum of 2 months after the domain name renewal date, and during this time your domain is not available for registration, in which you can reactivate your domain name if you want, after which Your domain name will work again in the same way, but once your domain is completely deleted.

And after that anyone can register the name in that two, so if that domain name is important to you then make sure to renew your domain name by the renewal date, or you can upgrade your domain for a longer period of time can do.

And if you can’t renew your domain name for some reason, and your domain name expires and someone else registers your domain name, you may have to pay a hefty amount to get the domain name. Had to give

How many websites can I run on one domain name?

There is no limit to the number of websites you can run on one domain name, but it depends on what type of website you want to run, because if you will be running many websites on the same domain name, then there is no limit. Users may not be able to access your website properly or they may have problems accessing your website, so if your service is very important to your website then run it on different domain name, by doing this users Website and service can be easily done.

Only one page i.e. page of one website can be displayed on the home page of the domain, but other than that you can create subdomain inside that website, and provide a different website or content on it, Or you can run the website on the directory /path, but it depends on how intuitive you want your services to be for your users.

What is a unique domain name

Although you or any person does not save / post any content on the domain, all the data is saved on the hosting but the identity of your website is your domain name, so you have to keep your domain name short and simple, To make it easier for your users to type and remember your domain name, here are some key points you should pay attention to.

  • The domain name should not be too long, a perfect domain name should have a minimum of 3 characters and a maximum of 5 characters.
  • Do not use any numeric in the domain name such as hello1234.com etc., rather you should choose a clean domain name such as hello.com
  • If you want to work at a general level then you should take your top level domain name .com, but if you run an organization or want to buy a domain name for a specific purpose, then select the top level domain name suitable for that purpose. Like if you want to make only India your main target then .in or if there is any organization then .org etc.
  • If a domain name is already famous, then do not buy a domain similar to that domain name, but choose a domain name of a completely unique different word that will make your identity different.

We hope that this information about what is domain name will prove useful to you. 

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