New Top Level Domain in 2014

Here one great news for those who are interested in Domain Name. Hundreds of new domain name will become available in early 2014. Yes It is true..

What is Domain Name

Domain names works on the Internet similar to a physical address in the physical world. For example http://www.example.com is a domain name. Each part of the domain name provides specific information. These pieces of information enable web browsers to locate the web page.

So the Domain Name has come that is a unique name which identify a website.

Domain names are used in URLs to identify particular Web pages. 

URL

url is like http://www.example.com/about-domain.html

url indicates a webpage.

domain name indicates a complete website.

domains name

Domain name syntax

A domain name consists of one or more parts, technically called labels, that are separated by dots, as example.com.

Top-level Domain

The right-most label is the top-level domain; for example, the domain name http://www.example.com belongs to the top-level domain com.
The hierarchy of domains descends from the right to the left label in the name; each label to the left specifies a  or subdomain of the domain to the right.

For example: in http://www.example.com example is subdomain of .com domain

info.example.com here info is the subdomain of example.com

www is subdomain prefix of world wide web.

The top-level domains (TLDs) such as com, net and org are the highest level of domain names of the Internet. Every domain name ends with a top-level domain label.

There are only a limited number of such top level domains. For example:

  • gov – Government agencies
  • edu – Educational institutions
  • org – Organizations (nonprofit)
  • mil – Military
  • com – commercial business
  • net – Network organizations
  • ca – Canada
  • th – Thailand
  • in – India

Every country has its own top level domain, Like for India .in is top level domain.

For creating a website you need a domain name first. There are many registrar who registrars the domain name. after registering domain name you need a hosting provider where you can host your site. Choosing a hosting provider is most difficult task because you need a good host so that your site runs without downtime and it should give a good speed. You have seen many site that takes a long time to load a page. This is bad for your website because if it takes too long time then people leave your site and go to other sites.

Here a good news who wants a website 

As you know if you want to register a domain name then you can not get a name that you want to put for your site because all common name have already registered and you need to register a name that have no meaning,  and it hard to remember also because common name can easily memorized.

But here a good news is that now around 500 more top level domain are coming in 2014 like .love, .shop, .site

so you can register a domain name on that top level domain also. For example  deva.site, rsgupta.shop

For the detail of New Domain Name Click here

 

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