What is a Domain Name

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What is a Domain Name

A domain name It is a unique identifier - combination of letters and-or numbers
which identifies a specific website or computer on the Internet.


There are three parts of a domain name: Top-level, second level, and third level.

  • top level refers to the end of the domain (such as .com) and identifies the type of organization.
  • second level domain is the common name identifier such as “Google” and identifies the organization’s website.
  • third level domain is at the beginning of the domain name (e.g. www) and identifies a particular host server.
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