Domain name

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A domain name is a human-readable web address (e.g. "google.com") that points to an IP address and helps users to access website or other resource in a convenient way.

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See main article: URL

Domain names have extensions at the end of the URL. For example ".com", ".net" and ".org" are the most commonly used domain name extensions.[1]

.com domain stands for "commercial", .org for organization and .net for network.

There are also country-specific domain name extensions. For example, the United Kingdom has the ".uk" domain extension and Japan has ".jp".

Domains can be a good way to create a business identity.[2] For example "MySpace.com" indicates that it provides personal space for users.[3]

The most popular domain extension is .com with more than 100 million domains registered.[4]

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