Domain Names FAQs

What is Domain Appraisals?

Domain appraisal is an estimated amount that a domain name might fetch when sold. This estimation is based on various factors like the person’s experience in the industry who is appaising the domain name, the domain name extension, the name part of the domain itself (eg. wanttohost is the name part of wanttohost.com). The more [...]

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what is Domain Auction?

When someone wants to sell a domain name, they can either fix a particular amount for the domain name or put it on auction where various buyers bid on the domain name. The highest bidder gets to buy the domain for the specified bid. There are several domain auction services in the market. Usually they [...]

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What is Domain Forwarding?

When you type a domain name in the address bar, there are chances that you make a mistake. These mistakes are generally in spelling the domain name. To protect their brand, companies usually registry such wrongly spelled domains that their users might type. These wrongly spelled domains are “redirected” to the main domain. This redirection [...]

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What is domain name resellers?

The domain name resellers are sub registrars under a parent registrar that itself is under the domain registry.
Domain resellers are not directly accredited by the registry but they buy-and-sell from domain registrars on little profits.

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What is Domain Name?

Each computer that is a part of the internet is identified by a unique address which we call it’s internet address or more prominently, Internet Protocol or IP address, like 255.255.255.0
Each of these 4 blocks of numbers separated by dots can range from 0 to 244. You can imagine the complexity of the IP address [...]

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Who can book a Domain Name?

Anyone! From an individual to an organization to multinational companies. Anyone who wants to have a web presence can book domain name.
These services for domain name registration are provided by domain name registrars who act as a bridge between the domain name registry and the registrant (end consumer).

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What is domain name hosting?

Domain name is just an identification of a computer or server over the internet. The websites we associate with these domain names actually physically reside on the hard disk of those computers. Space is required on hard disk to save these files and make them accessible to people using the internet. This space is referred [...]

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What are domain extensions?

Each domain name comes with an extension. Dot com (.com) is a domain extension. There several others like .net, .org, .biz etc.
These domain extensions are meant to represent specific business/purposes. For example :
.com is meant for commercial
.org is meant for organization
.biz is meant for business
These domain extensions are also classified based on countries. For example [...]

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Where can i buy a domain name?

There several domain name registrars, and even domain resellers who offer variety of services at reasonable charge.
However, as i said in an earlier post, be careful of what you pay for and what you get.

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What is domain name registrar?

A domain registry assigns various domain registrars under them to act as resellers to sell products directly to the end customers.
These registrars can further assign sub-registrars which are usually referred as domain resellers. Though these resellers are basically registrars under another registrar, they are not directly accredited by the domain registry.

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