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A gTLD is a GENERIC TOP LEVEL DOMAIN. These are _top level domains_ [1]that are NOT affiliated with any country and can be registered by anyone for a fee. Currently, these are .com, .net, and .org. ccTLDs are Country Code Top Level Domains [2] i.e .In, ....
DOMAIN FORWARDING is used to forward any visitors to your domain name to any destination of your choice. Anyone who enters http://www.yourforwardeddomainname.com [1] will be redirected to any other website of your choice say for example your original doma...
Originally, the three letter extensions after the dot (or Top Level Domain [1]/TLD) were meant to denote whether the domain name was being used for business (.com) CHARITY/NON-PROFIT (.ORG) or for a technology based company (.net). However, with the explo...
WHO DOES A REGISTERED NAME ACTUALLY BELONG TO, THE END USER OR THE REGISTRATION SERVICE PROVIDER? Domain names [1] are not truly owned -- they're leased out on a first-come, first-served basis, and remain with the initial lessee until either a) the lesse...
URL MASKING means that the visitors to the domain name will be forwarded to your destination website, however the URL in their browser address bar will remain the same. Also known as STEALTH REDIRECTION or URL Hiding, this will ensure that your visitors s...
A domain name [1] is essentially a signpost on the Internet. Every website you've ever been to, and every email you've ever composed, has used a domain name in its address. People _register domain names_ in order to 'stake a claim' to a particular name...
What is Domain Registry? Registrar? Registrant? REGISTRAR: A "Registrar" (or "Domain Name Registrar [1]") is an organization like Network Solutions that has control over the granting of domains [2] within certain TLDs (top level domains, like the gen...
What do each of the above .IN TLDs mean? .IN Domain names [1] .IN - Can be used by any company, individual or idea .CO.IN - Generally used by a company .NET.IN - Generally used by an Internet or Web Service Provider .ORG.IN - Generally used by a non-prof...

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