A domain name is a special address that you're able to acquire via a registrar company. All of the devices that are connected to the World-Wide Web, including web servers, have numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are quite hard to remember, because of this the domain name platform was created as an easy way to identify a particular site on the Web. As a result, your web site is available at www.domain.com rather than 126.96.36.199, for instance. Your domain name possesses 2 parts - the Second-Level Domain, which is the actual web site name that you can pick, plus the Top-Level Domain, that's the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You're able to register your new domain name from any sort of registrar or transfer an existing domain between registrars in a couple of simple steps. In the event that you decide to do the latter, your domain will be renewed instantly by the gaining registrar when the transfer process is finalized. In addition to the universal Top-Level Domains, there're country-code ones as well. A number of them can be registered by anybody, while some others need regional presence or a business license.