Domain name is the ‘address’ of a particular website on the Internet. This is diplayed in the URL section of your web browser.

What is a domain name?

Simply, a domain name is the address of your website. Like say, if your house was a website, then your home address is the domain name.

The Internet is a HUGE, like ENORMOUS network of computers connected to each other via cables. Each computer is capable of communicating with another that exists in this network.

To identify each computer on the Internet, an IP address is assigned. This is what an IP address generally looks like:

Now, you cannot always keep a series of numbers in mind every time you want to visit your favorite website, do you? That’s where domain names come in.

The problem was solved by allowing a user to type in the ‘domain name’ of the web address in the browser.

A domain name, in contrast to the IP address, would appear somewhat like this:

Types of domains

Domain names are available in various extensions. The First-level set of domains include the Top-level domains such as .com, .org and .net. There are also domains that go by the country as you might have seen: .in, .us, .ca, .uk.

How to buy a domain?

You can buy domain names from one of the many domain name registrars. A domain name typically costs 800-1200 INR per year. You may register your domain at our hosting partner BlueHost. ArtoonsInn Geeks are always ready to guide you through the purchase or just register it for you if you take a Domain inclusive plan.