Domain name, Internet Protocol Address, URL and a lot more computer jargons… Computer programmers always say that there are more to computers that meet the eye, a lot more as a matter of fact. From the moment computers were invented, their purpose steadily increases as years passed. Add it to the ever-growing word vault of computers and you will need a few dictionaries or even encyclopedias to make you understand.
One of the more confusing terms in computer is the domain name. There are different domain name definitions available. A condensed yet precise domain name definition is indicated below.
A domain name is said to be a representation of a website address on the internet. It can be seen as a written phrase comprising of several words and symbols separated with a period or dot. It has a numerical equivalent to ensure that there is no repetition of domain name. Having a domain name doesn’t ensure the client that a web address is also available. Web addresses can be uploaded and registered through web hosting which is a totally different thing. Anyone can register a domain name and it is advisable to register it in the domain name registry. Registering it there may get you to pay a fee for administrative and security purposes. Having your domain system can represent a part of your business identity. No one can claim domain unless it is you.
There a lot more computer words that an average person needs to know to make him or her knowledgeable when it comes to computers and learning more about domain name can be a start.