A domain name is a distinctive address that you're able to purchase via a registrar company. All the devices which are connected to the Web, such as web servers, possess numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are very difficult to remember, because of this the domain name platform was launched as an easy way to identify a website on the Internet. By result of this, your website can be reached at www.domain.com in place of 126.96.36.199, for instance. Your domain name possesses two parts - the Second-Level Domain, that is the actual site name that you are able to select, as well as the Top-Level Domain, that's the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You will be able to register a new domain via any type of registrar or transfer a current domain name between registrars in just a few simple steps. In the event that you choose to do the latter, your domain will be renewed automatically by the gaining registrar when the transfer process is completed. Along with the universal Top-Level Domains, there are country-code ones too. Many of them can be registered by anybody, while some others need local presence or a business license.