It's where every Internet story starts.
So let's start with a few basics.
Domain names are the way we organize, navigate and understand the Web. Without domain names, a URL would just be a series of unintelligible numbers with no meaning. A domain name, though, gives us a literal address that directs us to the area of the Web that we want to get to. There are a few different parts of what we consider a "domain name."
It may look like just a single Internet address, but there are a few important parts.
Let's start with the beginning, also known as the third-level domain.
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The process of acquiring, owning and running a domain involves a whole lot of people. Knowing who those people are, and what they do, helps you understand not only how the Internet works but also how to most efficiently register and use a domain of your own.
SO LET'S MAKE A FEW CONNECTIONS.
Query resolution. Sounds kind of complicated, right?
Well, it is a little bit. But not when you have a handy graph to break it down for you.
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The right domain can build a brand, start a community or change the world.
Thousands of companies have made .com the premier domain for global business online. No matter what kind of site or company you have, .com provides instant recognition and credibility anywhere in the world.
The Internet has defined the way we think about the world. And now it's defining the way we think about our future. FreeYourID has helped to build, protect and advance the Internet at nearly every stage of its development. And FreeYourID is a big part of some exciting things to come.