What is a domain name?

The domain name is a section of the URL, the address of a unique page onto the Internet.

Imagine to organise a housewarming party and you want to invite your friends and relatives at your new address, Home sweet home, 42 National Road, Kinshasa, Congo, where “Home sweet home” is the name of your house.
Let’s now take the case of the webpage https://www.homesweethome.com/mainpage/rooms/room1. homesweethome.com is a domain name within an URL, an alphanumeric string which allows an internet user to access to a precise webpage. There is only one difference with the buildings naming: the Domain Name System (DNS), the authority which controls the domain names, makes sure that “homesweethome.com” is a unique address in the entire World Wide Web. You are basically the only owner of that domain name. Your friends and family can’t miss you!

How to choose a domain name?
Domain names have to be easy-to-remember words for business and communication purposes. Actually, they also have to be easy to write and spell, for the same reason. A social blog for movie fans will hardly be www.supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.co.uk. Much rather, www.ilovecinema.co.uk will easily reach more popularity. When looking for domain names availability, you can click on the link here which will redirect you to our domain search tool.

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