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Top Level Domain | Part 2

Top Level Domain | Part 2

Non-generic domain restricted

A non-generic domain is a restricted generic domain that does not impose rules for users who want a subdomain in this area. A user can use a subdomain for an activity that does not conform to the type of activities indicated by the field. Thus, a company that has nothing to do with networks can book a subdomain in the field. Net.

The inclusion of names of sub-domains in a generic non-restricted largely open to competition, and must be done via numerous international registrars must be approved by ICANN.

These generic domains are open to all without restrictions, following a first applicant served, are the most frequently used on the Internet. However, naming rules exist for the registration of sub-domain names in some second-level domain reserved in some second-level records.

Generic non-restricted originally created in 1985:

* .Com: commercial or for-profit (eg guillon.com, Guillon);
* .Net telecommunications companies (eg www.gandi.net, Ghent);
* .Org: nonprofit organizations (eg wikipedia.org, Wikipedia).

New non-generic domain restricts added in 2001:

* .Info: information services (unlimited usage).

The top level domain .com is in practice a multitude of sites, whether they are commercial in nature or not.

Restricted Area generic

A generic domain is a restricted area that provides generic rules for users who want a subdomain in this area. For against, contrary to the sponsored areas, applications for sub-domains in restricted domains are not be validated before the award of the subdomain name.

The generic areas are restricted:

* .Biz: for business (business);
* .Name: for individuals (real or fictional);
* .Pro: for professionals.

Top-level domain sponsored

A top-level domain sponsored (also known as the English-sponsored Top Level Domain or sTLD) is a top-level domain confirms that the field activities of the organization possesses. Sponsored areas are not open to all and lay down conditions for access to the applicants, or technical conditions of use.

The organization holding the domain registry sponsored in some cases may proceed directly to the registration of sub-domain, without need to go through an approved registrar. However, registrars can offer approved the registration, the registrant must provide the record evidence of legitimacy to the name requested.

The registration of domain names sponsored top level is reserved for organizations operating in the sector, regardless of their location in the world. Or registration is restricted to persons who can prove a right to the name in question. Technical conditions on the use of the area may also be required and verified.

National top-level domain

A national top-level domain (also known as English country code top-level domain or ccTLD) is a top-level domain associated with a country or territory independent.

Examples: .Be in Belgium or .Ch for Switzerland.

The inclusion of a top-level domain in a domain name does not confirm the nationality of the organization or its presence in the territory mentioned. To use a national top-level domain, simply register with the office of registration. Some Registrars require a postal address in the territory, which is not binding because it can be a single mailbox. Other registrars do not even require that the applicant possesses such a mailing address.

~ Study Thanks to Wikipedia.

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