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What is a domain name?

A domain name is the last two parts of an Internet address.

For instance, if you look at the URL for this page, you'll see it begins with

Our domain name is

The "www" part tells the server the machine from which we'd like to retrieve our information.

Although "www" is the most common precursor, you will see others, such as, or sites with no precursor at all, such as

The domain name is unique and can give your company or organization an identity on the Internet.

You can use this name for your website and for email.

Only you will be able to use this domain name.

For your website, the domain name will take the form of

""   and/or   ""

Your full web address will be:   and/or

For email, the domain name will take the form of


Domain Register allows people, on a global basis, to search for available .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .us, .asia, .eu, .am, .ag, .at, .be, .bz, .cc, .ch, .co,,,, .cx, .cz, .de, .fm, .gd, .gs, .hn, .in,,,,,,, .la, .lc, .li, .me, .mn, .mobi, .ms, .mx,,,,, .pl, .sc, .tc, .tv, .tw,,,,,, domain names. We perform a 'whois' in a user-friendly format. Once a desired available domain name is found, Domain Register allows people to order their domain name registration with the InterNIC on-line. This is also called URL registration, web name, website name, custom domain registration, dns registration services, net names registration, internet identity registration, or even sometimes internet business name registration.

Click here to see the list of U.S. States and Countries with which we've done business registering domain names!

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