Domain Name

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A Domain Name is a unique string of alphanumeric characters in a special format that represents an IP Address. An example of a domain is “”

Domain names are managed by the ICANN although each extension is managed by a different company/country or organization and the domain itself would be sold by domain registrars.

Anatomy of a Domain Name

A domain name is separated into 4 parts called the prefix, subdomain, domain, and suffix. The only part that is optional is the subdomain. A subdomain a domain under the main domain. (Ex:

Parts of a Domain Name

As we said before, there are four parts of a domain. The prefix, the subdomain, the domain, and the suffix. Learn more about the parts of a domain name here.

How To Get a Domain Name

You can read on how to get a domain name here.

This Article Was Last Updated: February 23, 2020 @ 10:42 pm