A domain is a unique address that you're able to obtain from a registrar company. All the devices that are connected to the World-Wide Web, including web servers, possess numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are pretty hard to remember, because of this the domain name platform was launched as an easy means to identify a certain web site on the World Wide Web. Using this method, your site is available at www.domain.com as an alternative to 188.8.131.52, for example. Your domain name possesses two different parts - the Second-Level Domain, which is the actual web site name that you'll be able to pick, plus the Top-Level Domain, which is the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You are able to register a new domain from any type of registrar or migrate an existing domain name between registrars in just a few simple steps. Whenever you decide to do the latter, your domain name shall be renewed immediately by the gaining registrar as soon as the transfer process has been completed. In addition to the generic Top-Level Domains, there're country-code ones too. Some of them can be registered by anybody, while others require regional presence or a business license.