A domain name is a distinctive address that you can acquire via a registrar company. All units which are connected to the World-Wide Web, such as web servers, feature numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are very difficult to remember, for that reason the domain platform was launched as an easy means to recognize a particular site on the World Wide Web. Using this method, your site can be reached at www.domain.com in place of 126.96.36.199, for instance. Your domain name has two parts - the Second-Level Domain, which is the actual site name that you will be able to pick, and the Top-Level Domain, which is the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You can register your new domain name from any sort of registrar or move an active domain name between registrars in a few simple steps. When you choose to do the latter, your domain name will be renewed instantly by the gaining registrar when the transfer process is carried out. Along with the generic Top-Level Domains, there are country-code ones too. Many of them can be registered by anybody, while others will require regional presence or a business license.