A domain name is a unique address that you are able to acquire via a registrar company. All of the units which are connected to the World-Wide Web, including web servers, feature numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are very difficult to remember, for that reason the domain system was introduced as an easy way to identify a certain site on the World Wide Web. By result of this, your website can be reached at www.domain.com instead of 22.214.171.124, for instance. Your domain name possesses 2 parts - the Second-Level Domain, that is the actual website name that you can choose, plus the Top-Level Domain, which is the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You can register your new domain name from any sort of registrar or transfer an existing domain name between registrars in just a few simple steps. In the event that you decide to do the latter, your domain name shall be renewed automatically by the gaining registrar once the transfer process is finalized. Along with the universal Top-Level Domains, there are country-code ones as well. A number of them can be registered by anybody, while others will require regional presence or even a business license.