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Domains Defined

One of the most important requirements for setting up a successful web presence is the domain. It is what visitors will notice first when they chance upon your site and what they will associate you with. The domain should be easy to memorize, but should also be something that notifies your site's visitors what the web page is about.

Generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLDs)

A domain traditionally is composed of two components - a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If you have domain.com, for instance, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain and "domain" is the Second-Level Domain. There are a couple of sets of Top-Level Domain Names that you should contemplate prior to selecting the domain you want. Your decision should rest on the goal of your web site and on its target spectators. Let's explore the gTLDs, or generic Top-Level Domains - these are the most popular Top-Level Domain Names meant to express a particular intention - .com (commercial establishments), .net (networks), .biz (companies), .info (informative web pages), .org (non-profit organizations), .mobi (handheld devices), .asia (the Asia-Pacific), .name (individuals or relatives), .pro (given professions), etc. As you can perceive, these Top-Level Domains cover most realms of life, so you should choose the one that would indicate the aim of your web page best. There is no limitation as to who can register such domains, but some of them include additional procedures to ascertain that you qualify to register such a Top-Level Domain (.mobi and .pro, for instance).

Country-code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs)

The ccTLDs, or country-code TLDs, are country-specific Top-Level Domains. Each country has its own ccTLD. Picking such a domain is good if your target group of website visitors is from a particular country. Many visitors would elect to buy commodities or services from a local web site, and if your aim is Canada, for example, choosing a .ca domain could boost the visits to your site.

Domain Redirects

You can register a bunch of TLDs, which can send your web page's visitors to a given site like domain.com, for example. This would increase the traffic and reduce the likelihood of somebody swiping your site visitors by registering the same SLD with a different Top-Level Domain Name - if you are not utilizing a trademark.

Name Servers (NSs)

Each and every domain name has domain records. The name server records (NS records, aka DNS records) display where the domain is hosted, i.e. they point to the hosting firm whose name servers (NSs, a.k.a. DNSs) it is using now. You can replace the NSs of your domain name at any time. You can have your domain registered with one provider and get the website hosting service itself from another. So, if you register your domain name and discover decent website hosting services someplace else later, you can point your domain to the current provider's DNSs straight away.

Domain Server Records (DNS Records)

On the whole, as long as your domain utilizes a particular pair of NSs, all its DNS records will point to the same website hosting distributor. Some website hosting suppliers, however, enable you to edit given name server records, including the A records and the MX records of your domain. The A record is an IP address, which exhibits on which web server your web page is situated, while the MX records designate which hosting server tackles the email accounts associated with your domain name. For instance, if you appoint a new website designer and he designs an .ASP website that will be situated on his private Windows web hosting server, you may want to change solely the Internet Protocol address (the A record) but not the MX records of your domain. Thus, www.domain.com will direct to the Windows web server, but your email accounts or any sub-domains such as forum.domain.com or shop.domain.com will still be in your present Linux web hosting account. The .ASP environment is invented by Microsoft and calls for a Windows server, although a Linux web hosting server would be way more secure.

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Just a small number of web hosting suppliers permit you to edit certain domain name records and very often this an extra paid service. With us, you get an extensive assortment of Top-Level Domain Names to select from and you can modify all NS records or redirect the domain names via a forwarding tool at no added charge.