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Register a Domain Name

There are two basic steps to get your site online and registering a domain name is the first.

Put simply, a domain name is an internet website address that people use to find you or your company. Just as your house or apartment has its own identifying address for the post office. Itís the internet address that people type into the browser to go to a specific website.

A domain name can end in .com, .net, .gov, .edu, .org and more. Dotcom and dotnet are the most popular for businesses. Dotorg is for government, dotedu is for schools, and dotorg is usually for non-profit organizations.

For example, our domain name is: Website-Tutorial.net

How do I get a good domain name?

Thatís one of the most frequent questions asked by beginning webmasters. So first, letís focus on choosing the best domain name for your site.

Good domain names are becoming increasingly hard to find today, since so many of them are already taken. Recently some new domain name extensions have been introduced due to most of the good dotcom and dotnet domains are gone. Dotinfo and Dotbiz domains are becoming more popular, and a lot of good names are still available.

If you have a hard time in finding good domain name for your website, don't give up. Be creative! If your website talks about dog training, and dogtraining.com is already gone, you still could try several variations likes:

Choosing a Domain Name:

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