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 What is a domain name?

The simplest explanation: A domain name is your address on the internet In Brief: Every...

 What is a domain extension?

A domain extension is the last part of your domain name e.g. .com, .co.uk, .org. There are soon...

 What are Nameservers?

A nameserver is simply a server that contains a directory of domain names that match a certain IP...

 What can I do with a domain name?

There are a number of possible uses for a domain name. You can point your domain to a website,...

 What domain name should I choose?

Generally, this solely depends on your personal preference. Domain extensions come in many...

 Who is ICANN?

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is a nonprofit organization that...

 Why would ICANN suspend my domain?

Who are ICANN? ICANN, also known as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers,...

 What is a registry?

A registry maintains a database of all domain names registered to a top-level domain (TLD);...

 What is a registrar?

A domain registrar is a entity which registers and manages domain names for customers. They are...

 What is the difference between a registry, a registrar and a registrant?

The following is the purpose of a Registry; All registered domain names are listed in a database...

 What is a ccTLD?

So, what exactly is a ccTLD I hear you ask, a ccTLD is aCountry Code Top-Level Domain. A ccTLD...

 What is a gTLD?

Most non-national Top-Level Domains (TLD) are called Generic TLDs (or gTLD). These do not have...

 Can I have email with just a domain name?

The short answer is no, emails need to be stored somewhere when they are received and if there is...

 When does a domain expire?

Each domain name has an expiry date.  Domain names are registered on an annual basis and can be...