Domain Name

A domain name is very important for an online presence. Do you want an online presence? Do purchase a domain name. We all have some skills or information or are good at something. We should share our skills, knowledge with others. And to share our knowledge or thoughts, there are several ways like social networking sites, involving at forum sites, and so on. But if you are a master in any particular subject, you should try to build your website or blog.

For this, first, you should think about what you can write well so that it will be helpful to other netizens. So, you should think about-

  • Topic to write
  • Name for your website
  • Companies selling domains
  • Choose the best company to buy your domain

To build a website you should have a domain.

What is a domain name?

First of all, we shall discuss the domain. Newbies may have questions about a domain that what a domain is. A domain name is the name of your website that is when we have to open any website, we should know the name of it. And then only we can search or directly write a name in the address bar for that particular website to access. It means domain name is an address of your website where internet users access your website. A domain name is a user-friendly naming system to navigate web pages easily. It is easy to remember.

Why domain name is important?

As a domain name is an address of your website, it plays an important role in your online presence. People search you online by navigating your domain name. The first impression on your readers should be good so that they can think about navigating your site again and again. So registering the best domain is very important.

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Domain registrar

When you select a domain name, you should register the domain to the domain registrar. Now, what is a domain registrar? Domain registrar is a registered organization authorized by domain governing bodies to register domains. There are several companies that provide this service. When you choose a registrar for your domain name, you can follow some tips.

  • Most important, choose an ICANN accredited registrar.
  • Choose a registrar that offers a reasonable price.
  • Provides complete customer support.
  • Offers add-on services.

How to know the availability of the domain?

To know the availability of the domain of your choice, type the name in the search bar on the domain registrar site. If the domain is available, it shows the availability or shows other similar names of your search of the unavailable domain.

How to select the perfect domain?

First of all, you should think about the niche or topic of the website you want to build. Because users get an idea about the topic of the website, you should select the perfect domain name.

During selecting the domain name for your website, bear in mind that

it should be-

  • unique and short
  • memorable
  • relevant and rich in keywords
  • easy to spell.
  • Choose the right extension.

There are so many extensions including .com, .net, .uk, .in, .org. Select according to your business.

Domain registration

Before registering a domain, you can follow some tips so that might be helpful to you.

  • Choose a domain registrar for your domain.
  • Choose a domain with not more than fifteen characters.
  • Check the availability of your choice.
  • Provide your information- name, email, address, phone number.
  • Make the payment.

You will be the owner of that domain. But the most important thing, do purchase it for a long duration at least three years.

I think this article will help you.

All the best!

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Author: Madhuri Kherde

I am an educationist, ex-principal of secondary school, Mumbai. I have been teaching English and mathematics for the last thirty years. I like to share my knowledge and experience with others.