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    What is a domain extension?

    What is a domain extension?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    Domain name extensions are the last part of a domain name. For example, in ‘alina.com,’ the domain name extension is .com.

    You’ll also see domain name extensions referred to as top-level domains (TLDs). These terms are used interchangeably.

    Your domain name and domain name extension give you a working domain name that your target audience can type into their browsers to access your website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    Hello,

    "A top-level domain (TLD), also referred to as a domain extension, is the suffix that follows the domain name in a web address; the most widely-used is ".com". TLDs are managed by the Domain Name System of the Internet, which controls how domain names are translated into Internet Protocol, or IP, addresses.
    Here are the 5 most common domain name extensions: .com — Commercial > Business / eCommerce. . org — Organisations > Non-profits / Forums / Resources."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    Hello,

    "The definition of a domain extension is the notation at the end of a web address that specifies an Internet category or a country code. An example of a domain extension which is an Internet category is .com for commercial, . org for organization, . gov for government, . ... net for a network.
    COM: 82.01 million.
    DE (Germany): 13.05 million.
    CN (China): 12.55 million.
    NET: 12.42 million.
    UK (United Kingdom): 7.83 million.
    ORG: 7.79 million.
    INFO: 5.24 million.
    NL (Netherlands): 3.5 million."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    A top-level domain (TLD), also referred to as a domain extension, is the suffix that follows the domain name in a web address; the most widely-used is ".com".

    TLDs are managed by the Domain Name System of the Internet, which controls how domain names are translated into Internet Protocol, or IP, addresses.

    Examples of TLDs
    Many ecommerce websites find success in using the .com TLD, particularly because it is the most familiar to the general public.

    Though .com encompasses the majority of commercial entities that live on the Internet, some site owners utilize .net and .org TLDs. Yet, some parties may consider these uses to be inappropriate or illogical given that .net was originally intended for networks websites while .org TLDs were meant for non-profit organizations.

    Still, given that all three options are open for public registration, the lines have blurred on what's acceptable; many non-profits, however, insist on using a .org domain extension.

    Other common TLD examples include:

    .edu
    .info
    .biz
    .co
    .gov
    .mil
    .me
    While .biz and .co, which stand for business and company respectively, are suitable alternatives to the .com TLD, many of these other types are not. The .gov and .mil TLDs, for example, are for government use only and are not available for public registration. Similarly, .edu extensions are typically reserved for educational institutes, while .me ones are primarily used for personal domains.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    When it comes to choosing the right domain, you should start with familiarity. Look for what domain extensions are most prevalent in your space and choose one that aligns with your brand and consumer expectations.

    This typically means selecting a TLD that is popular. Here are five of the most common domain extensions to consider.

    .com
    .net
    .org
    .co
    .us
    The domain extension you select has a much more important role than you might think

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    We know and understand the Internet the way it is today, with its domain system structure and layout. This structure and layout were first introduced in 1985 when the first 6 top-level domains launched. The term “Internet” was actually not coined and defined until October 1995. Those first 6 new domain extensions included:

    .COM (commercial)
    .ORG (organization)
    .NET (network)
    .EDU (education)
    .GOV (government)
    .MIL (military)

    Since the start the Internet has been in constant development and in a growth mode, always changing, always getting bigger. More content, more usage, more domains being added to the already massive domain extensions list.

    For example, 2-letter country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) like .US, .UK, and .IL were launched first. Since then, over 200 other ccTLDs have become part of the Internet. These are also considered short domain extensions like .RU, .DE, .JP, and many more. All of which are country codes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyril30 View Post
    What is a domain extension?
    When you choose a domain name, the focus tends to land on the middle part after www. Not much thought goes into the domain name suffix at the end of the web address (URL). But that overlooks the extensive world of new top-level domains.

    A top-level domain (TLD), or a domain extension, is the last part of a URL. It’s the .com in ipage.com. Common top-level domains include .com, .net., .edu., and .org.

    Over the last few years, new domain extensions were introduced, widening the scope of options to include various endings like .me, .store., and .yoga.

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    With regards to picking the right space, you should begin with commonality. Search for what area expansions are generally predominant in your space and pick one that lines up with your image and buyer assumptions.

    This commonly implies choosing a TLD that is well known. The following are five of the most well-known space augmentations to consider.

    .com
    .net
    .organization
    .co
    .us
    The space expansion you select has a substantially more significant job than you may suspect.

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    Make sure to use correct domain name extension. You do not want a edu or gov domain name for private or commercial site.

    You can use the country domain names if your site is targeting that country otherwise use .com for most sites

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    Domain name extensions are the last part of a domain name. For example, in ‘hostgator.com,’ the domain name extension is .com.

    You’ll also see domain name extensions referred to as top-level domains (TLDs). These terms will be used interchangeably throughout the post.

    Your domain name and domain name extension give you a working domain name that your target audience can type into their browsers to access your website.


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    Space name augmentations are the last piece of an area name. For instance, in 'hostgator.com,' the area name expansion is .com.

    You'll likewise see space name augmentations alluded to as high-level areas (TLDs). These terms will be utilized conversely all through the post.

    Your space name and area name augmentation give you a functioning space name that your ideal interest group can type into their programs to get to your site.

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