Information on Domain Names

Written by Priyanka Agarwal

Itís been two years since John started his online business. He is very much satisfied with his current web host whose services he acquired one year ago. Today John is relaxing in his chair and thinking aboutrepparttar initial days when he spent many hours onrepparttar 105209 Internet collecting information related to web hosting. Like him there are many Johnís out there who are in search of information everyday, visiting this and that website hoping to findrepparttar 105210 most illuminating advice. The problem is that common topics of interest can be found on most ofrepparttar 105211 websites whereas other relevant issues are not dealt with everywhere. This article is going to touch on one of those areas: various concerns related with domain names.

What is multiple domain hosting? Many times you will see that a web host offers multiple domain hosting. In simpler words it means that on buying an account you will haverepparttar 105212 ability to get multiple websites. For instance, ifrepparttar 105213 plan provides you with five domain names, you can use one domain for your website and you will still have four domain names leftover to use. The advantage of this scenario is that you can resell these four domain names to your clients.

What is Domain Parking? If you are planning to build up a website and have decided on a name for it you then must purchase that domain name from a domain registrar: i.e. your domain name gets placed on a name server so that you can use it later on. This is known as domain parking. Even if your website content is not ready, itís better to park your desired domain name. Otherwise, it might be possible that in future somebody else acquires that particular domain name.

What are sub domains? Sub domains are Ďthird levelí domains inrepparttar 105214 sense that they are used solely to organize your website content. They are simply folders under your root directory, but to access them a special URL is used. For instance, is a regular URL without a sub domain. is an URL withrepparttar 105215 sub domain name: "features". Here the: .net: isrepparttar 105216 first level domain, m6: isrepparttar 105217 second level domain, features: isrepparttar 105218 third level domain

.CN Is China's Domain

Written by Tom

Have you ever heard of .CN? .CN isrepparttar domain name extension of China. It is China's country code top level domain (cctld) .CN at one point was a very restricted domain name extension. It was only allowed to be registered and used by Chinese businesses. China changedrepparttar 105206 rules in late 2002/early 2003 and now .cn is available to register by any business inrepparttar 105207 world.

You can register .cn domains inrepparttar 105208 second or third level. This means you can register a .cn domain name inrepparttar 105209 form of "" or "". The Chinese registry, CNNIC, does require that .cn domain names not be used for sites that have adult or gambling related content.

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