What is Domain Name?

Domain Search Terms : Domain Name, Domain, Domains, Website Name, IP address, Internet Protocol address.

What is Domain Name?
Domain name is an alphabetical label/host names that identify an IP Address(Internet Protocol Address) resources such as website(s) and domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS). Domain names are simply referred as domains.

What is IP Address?
An IP Address (Internet Protocol Address) is a numerical label given to each device/computer/printer/machine participating in a network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication.
For Example: xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx where x is a number ranges from zero to nine (0-9).

Purpose of Domain Names:
An important purpose of domain names is to provide easily recognizable and memorizable names to numerically addressed Internet resources.

For Example: www.bloggershangout.com

Details of www.bloggershangout.com

Host Name : www.bloggershangout.com

Ip Address : 209.85.146.121

Location : United States.


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Who is Domain Owner?
Domain name registrants are referred as domain owners.

Who is Domain Registrar/ Domain Name Registrar?
Domain name registrar is an organization through which domain names may be registered and reassigned. Domain name registration with a registrar does not confer any legal ownership of the domain name, only an exclusive right to use.

According to Wikipedia:

"A domain name registrar is an organization or commercial entity, accredited by both ICANN and generic top-level domain registry (gTLD) to sell gTLDs and/or by a country code top-level domain (ccTLD) registry to sell ccTLDs; to manage the reservation of Internet domain names in accordance with the guidelines of the designated domain name registries and to offer such services to the public".

What is Domain Registration/ Domain Name Registration?
Domain registration/ Domain Name Registration means buying a domain name from a organization or commercial entity named as domain registrar, accredited by both ICANN and generic top-level domain registry.

ICANN: Internet corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.

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