Find your perfect domain registrar – IT Infrastructure Services

 

A domain name is your website name and the address (Website URL) that you type into a website browser address bar, to get to a website. There are plenty of resources out there telling you in technical terms, what a domain name is.

To visit this website, for example, you’ll go to the URL www.mywebsite.com. We all use URLs to visit webpages and other resources on the web. A domain name is the address where Internet users can access your website. Therefore a domain name is used for finding and identifying computers on the Internet.

Domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS). A domain name registrar is an organization that manages the reservation of Internet domain names. A domain name registrar must be accredited by a generic top-level domain registry or a country code top-level domainregistry.

ICANN-Accredited registrars management features consist of:

  • Domain Registration
  • Domain Transfers
  • Renewal/Extensions
  • View/Change Nameservers
  • View/Update WHOIS Information
  • Lock/Unlock Domains
  • ID Protection
  • DNS Management

Of the registrars who initially entered the market, many have continued to grow and outpace rivals such as Godaddy.com. Other registrars include Google, 1and1, Name Cheap, eNom, Network Solutions, BlueHost. Registrars who initially led the market but later were surpassed by rivals include Network Solutions and Dotster.