How Do Domains Work?

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Want to increase your Google ranking? If yes, then you must be aware of how domains work. A domain is a group of words or characters that are used to identify a website on the internet. Businesses need a unique domain name to increase their website’s accessibility and availability on the search engine.

This video aims to educate you about how domains work. Understanding how domains work helps you build an effective website that enhances your business’s online presence. Moreover, knowledge of how domains work enables you to choose a relevant and unique domain name that represents your brand philosophy.

Things explained in the video:
-How do domains work?
-What is an IP address?
-What is a Domain name system?
-How to register a domain name?

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register a domain name.

1) Choose a domain registrar: A domain registrar fastens the process of domain name registration. Moreover, they provide support and help during the whole process. You can choose Bluehost as your domain registrar and find a perfect domain name for your business. With Bluehost, you will also have access to a lot more services like expert advice, domain privacy, a huge selection of domain names, and more.

2) Check if your desired domain is available: It’s important to check whether your desired domain name is available. If it is already registered, the registrar may suggest an alternative domain name.

3) Choose a domain name: Always choose a domain name that is relevant to your brand or product and is easy to remember and spell. Consider choosing a domain name with a popular domain extension like ‘.com’, ‘.net’, or ‘.org’. That’s because they are more widely recognized and trusted by users.

4) Register your domain: Once you have chosen a domain name, follow the registrar’s instructions to complete the registration process. This typically involves providing your contact information, choosing a registration period (usually 1-10 years), and paying the registration fee. You can configure domain name system settings to determine where your website is hosted and how your users can access your website.

Timestamps

00:00:00 Introduction to how domains work
00:00:09 IP address
00:00:24 Domain name system
00:00:36 Browser communicates with the right server

Additional Resources and Tutorials

You can check out our detailed blog on domain registration and domain name system here-
https://www.bluehost.com/blog/new-and-interesting-domain-name-extensions-and-how-to-use-them/

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