If you want to start a new website for your business in the internet then you need to follow some steps. The first starting step is with registering the domain name and next it follows with web-hosting or server site files and so on. If you are aware of domain name then no problem you can start your work. If not you need to know some basic things related to the domain name. Continue the article reading then you can know about the domain name.
Domain name the word itself represents that this identification is used for the identification of your site. Domain name is the address which is used to access your website. Domain name represents the IP address. For the required domain name you need to register your domain name in the domain name system and you need to follow some rules and regulations for registering your name in the DNS. Any name registered in the DNS is the domain name.
Domain names are organized in the sub domains levels or sub ordinate levels of the Domain name system root, and this is the name less domain. The domain name registrations are administrated by domain name registrars. These registrars will provide services to the public.
Till now 314 million domain names has been registered. You can register your domain name for 1 or 2 0r 10 years it depends on your requirement. The cost of the domain name ranges from $10-$50 and it depends up the extension. As the domain name is unique there should not be any repetition of this domain name. You may have a doubt how we can identify the domain name of the website. The name appears on the address bar of the website.
Domain names are used to identify Internet resources and the resources are computers, networks, and services, with an alphabetical label that is easier to remember than the numerical addresses used in the Internet protocols. A domain name may represent entire collections of such resources or individual instances.
Host identifiers or host names are the domain name of the individual internet host computer. In the domain name system host name is also used for the leaf labels, usually without further subordinate domain name space. The Host names appear as a component in Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) for Internet resources.
Domain name syntax:
A Domain name consists of different parts. They are technically called as labels. These parts are conventionally divided with dot such as example, org. The rightmost label in the Domain name is Top-level domain name. The hierarchy of domains ascender from left to right label name. The each Label towards the left side.
Top level domain name:
Com, org and .net are the highest level of the top level domain names in the internet. The domain Name ends with the top level domain name. The domain name system started in the year 1980’s. The domain name system was divided into two groups. The first one is country code top level Domain name this primarily consists of the two character codes. The second group is group of seven Generic top level domains this represents the categories of names and multi organizations. These are gov, com, edu, mil, org, .net and int.
Second level and lower level domains:
Second level domain names are next to the top level domain names in the hierarchy. These names are directly left to the top level domain names like .com, .net…In the example of .co.in; co is the second level domain next to this third level domain in the same way fourth, fifth level domains and so on will continue with no limit. Consider an example of four level domains SOS.city.oh.in In this SOS is the sub domain of the city. City is the sub domain of oh and oh is the sub domain of the in. In the top level domain each domain is separated by a “dot”. Domain names of Second-level or lower-level domains are created based on the name of a company, product or service.
Resale of domain names
The resale of the registered domain name is called as domain after market. There are so many factors which affect the perceived value or market value of the domain name. In general most of the resale’s happen privately.
The information provided above will give you the basic idea of the domain name. One simple example that is similar to the domain name is house address.