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What is a domain name?

A domain name is known technically as a “uniform resource locator” or “URL.”  The domain name locates and identifies a particular web page on the Internet.

Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top level domain (TLD) it belongs to. There are currently only a limited number of such domains. For example:

  • com - commercial business
  • org - Organizations (nonprofit)
  • gov - Government agencies
  • edu - Educational institutions
  • mil - Military
  • net - Network organizations
  • ca - Canada
  • th - Thailand
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