Most popular domain extensions
Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions!
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The most popular domain extensions (also called “top-level domains” or “TLDs” for short) have been available on the Internet for over thirty years. Millions of websites have opted for these endings. Country-specific domain extensions are up high in the top 10 list – is the .us extension there, too?

Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions!
What is an .io domain?
What is a .io domain?
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A distinctive web address that is optimally tailored to your business or project is one of the most important building blocks for online success. As an alternative to classic endings such as .com or .net, the domain .io has also attracted attention in recent years. But what does .io actually stand for? And who would benefit from registering this domain extension?

What is a .io domain?
Minecraft: Server domain
Assign a Minecraft server to a domain
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Minecraft is way more fun when you play the creativity and adventure filled game with friends. That’s why it’s a good idea to set up your own server. In order for you and your fellow players not having to enter a bulky IP address for the connection, you can link the Minecraft server to a domain. To do this, you just need to create two DNS records.

Assign a Minecraft server to a domain
What is .com?
What is .com? The most popular top-level domain in the world
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The .com domain extension is the most used domain ending to specify web addresses. But what is .com and when did the top-level domain emerge? Find out what a .com domain is, why it is popular, and how you can register your own domain with .com.

What is .com? The most popular top-level domain in the world
Types of domain
What are the different types of domains?
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When discussing web addresses, you’ll often come across terms like top-level domain, second-level domain, sub domain, ccTLD (country code top-level domains), and gTLD (generic top-level domains). What do all these different domain types mean and how many domain endings even exist? Our guide will help you find the right domain type for your project.

What are the different types of domains?
The new TLDs (top-level domains)
What is a TLD (Top Level Domain)?
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What should you do if your desired domain has already been taken? The range of available .com or .org domains has gotten smaller over the years. Now there is a solution to this problem: new top-level domains! Instead of using complicated and unclear abbreviations, choose short and concise domains from the new TLDs. Local companies can especially profit from nTLDs.

What is a TLD (Top Level Domain)?
Alternatives to the .com domain
Domain check: finding alternatives to a .com domain
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What should you do if your perfect .com domain is unavailable? What are the alternatives? New top-level domains provide an answer to these questions. These recently introduced domain extensions give website owners many new, interesting possibilities, meaning you no longer have to rely on the classics like .com, .net, or .uk.

Domain check: finding alternatives to a .com domain
What is a generic top-level domain (gTLD)?
gTLDs: what you should know about generic top-level domains
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What do the first registered domains from 1985 have in common? They all end with generic top-level domains (gTLDs). Unlike TLDs, which are country-specific, gTLDs focus on international web addresses. There were originally less than 10 different gTLDs, but this number has risen to several hundred thanks to new generic top-level domains.

gTLDs: what you should know about generic top-level domains
ccTLDs: a list of every country domain
Country domains: a comprehensive ccTLD list
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With the rapid global expansion of the internet, an incredible 200 different country domains are now in existence. These are known as country code top-level domains (or ccTLDs for short), and the 200 figure surpasses even the number of countries officially recognised by the United Nations. However, among the existing domain extensions, there are some that are no longer in use. In this top-level...

Country domains: a comprehensive ccTLD list
ccTLDs: all you need to know about country code domains
ccTLDs – what’s the deal with country domain names?
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ICANN manages a list of different top-level domains specific to varying geographic regions. The guidelines these country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) follow (examples: .us (USA), .ca (Canada), or .mx (Mexico), are individually determined by their respective countries, leading to some substantial differences in how they are managed. But what other ccTLDs are out there? And what are the...

ccTLDs – what’s the deal with country domain names?