What Is A Domain Name?

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What is a domain name?

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A domain name 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 -- whether for business or personal reasons. Once a domain name is registered to a person or company, it is that person's to use exclusively as long as they continue to pay the yearly renewal fee.

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