Friday, 16 September 2016

Register a Domain Name

What is Domain Name?
  • Domain Names are used to identify one or more IP address with a name that are easier to remember.
  • This Domain names are used in URLs to identify the particular Web Pages.

  • For example, in the URL, the domain name is
  • Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which Top Level Domain(TLD) it belongs to.
  • There are only a limited number of such domains. For Example:
    • gov - Government agencies
    • edu - Educational institutions
    • org - Organizations
    • mil - Military
    • com - Commercial business
    • net - Network organizations 
Domain Name Registration:
  • Domain Name Registration is the process of registering a Domain Name from domain name registrar.
  • The domain name registrar is the organization or commercial entity that manages the reservations of Internet Domain Names.
To register a domain name, a registrant must register it with one of the ICANN(Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers) accredited registrars.The process is as shown below:

Some Domain Name Registrars are:

Domain Life Cycle:
  • After successful registration the every domain name has it's life cycle as shown below: