What is a domain name?

A domain name is your identity on the Internet. The most common domain names are those ending with .com, such as "microsoft.com" and "IBM.com". There are other domain names extension such as .net, .org, .biz, .info, .us etc. - A Domain name generally refers to the combination of a second level domain and a top level domain. In easy terms, it is the name Your Business Name.com. A domain name technically points to a domain not a web server or specific machine on the internet. The name 'www.Your Business Name.com' is not a domain name, but actually points to a specific computer named 'www' within the domain 'www.Your Business Name.com'.

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