A domain name is a distinctive address that you're able to acquire through a registrar company. All the units that are linked to the Web, such as web servers, feature numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are very difficult to remember, for that reason the domain name platform was introduced as an easy means to distinguish a web site on the World Wide Web. Using this method, your website is available at www.domain.com in place of 188.8.131.52, for instance. A domain name includes two different parts - the Second-Level Domain, which is the actual website name that you are able to pick, as well as the Top-Level Domain, which is the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You can register your new domain name via any kind of registrar or migrate a current domain between registrars in a couple of easy steps. If you decide to do the latter, your domain name shall be renewed automatically by the gaining registrar right after the transfer process has been finalized. In addition to the universal Top-Level Domains, there are country-code ones as well. Some of them can be registered by anybody, while others require regional presence or even a business license.