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What is a Subdomain

In the Domain Name System, a subdomain is a domain that is part of a larger domain. In that sense, every domain except the root domain is a subdomain. Many websites hosting providers offer free subdomains of their own domains that can be used with paid or free website...

What Is A Domain Name

There are two absolutely necessary things you need in order to start a website – a hosting provider and a domain name (or subdomain). Many hosts would provide you with a free subdomain like this: yourdomain.hostingcompanydomain.com, but as you can see this is actually...

.IN

Most country-code top-level domains have various limitations that make their registration by foreign individuals or companies quite difficult or impossible. However, if you want to expand your online presence and try new local markets, there are some domains that you...

.CO

.co is one of the Internet country code top-level domains (ccTLD) and is assigned to the country Colombia. It is regulated by .CO Internet S.A.S., a collaborative effort between Arcelandia S.A. (which has assets in many Internet-related companies) and Neustar, Inc (a...

.JP

The .JP extension is the Country Code Top Level Domain for Japan. The ccTLD was presented for registration in 1986 and as of 2012 there are more than 1 300 000 registered .JP domain names. The domain is very popular in Japan for commercial, non-profit or personal...

.TW

Do you want to expand your website’s presence to more countries while protecting your domain name from unfair use? For that purpose you could register various Top Level Domains and there are more than 300 you could freely choose from. Most of them are country-code Top...

.CC

The .cc domain name is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an Australian territory. It is provided by VeriSign through its parent company eNIC, which tried to promote it for international use as “the next .com”. With its...

.BE

The .BE country code Top Level Domain was activated in 1989 and it was introduced as the official ccTLD for Belgium. The domain is managed and sponsored by the non-profit organization DNS Belgium. There are more than 1 million .BE domain names registered. Domain names...

.ME

.ME is one of these Country Code Top Level Domains that don’t have a specific recommended usage and purpose, and its registration is currently open for everyone. The abbreviation of the ME ccTLD comes from “Montenegro”, because it was initially intended for use from...

.TV

You could freely register not only the most generic Top-Level Domains but also some of the country-code TLDs. Although it coincides with the abbreviation for “television” the popular .TV Top Level Domain is actually a standard country-code TLD that was introduced to...

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