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How important is to locate the best domain?

One of the most essential preconditions for creating a successful online presence is the domain. It is what visitors will discern first when they come across your web page and what they will relate you with. The domain should be easy to memorize, but should also be something that informs your visitors what the website is about.

Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs)

A domain name traditionally has 2 components - a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain Name (SLD). If you have, for example, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain Name and "domain" is the Second-Level Domain Name. There are a few categories of TLDs that you should examine prior to picking the domain name you wish. Your decision should depend on the purpose of your site and on its target audience. Let's take a peek at the gTLDs, or generic Top-Level Domains - these are the most widespread TLDs meant to designate a particular function - .com (business entities), .net (network infrastructures), .biz (corporations), .info (informational sites), .org (organizations of a non-commercial character), .mobi (mobile devices), .asia (the Asia-Pacific region), .name (individuals or families), .pro (given professions), etc. As you can perceive, these TLDs encompass most spheres of life, so you should go for the one that would show the objective of your website best. There is no limitation as to who can register such Top-Level Domain Names, but some of them involve additional steps to show that you qualify to own such a domain (.mobi and .pro, for example).

Country-code Top-Level Domain Names (ccTLDs)

The ccTLDs, or country-code Top-Level Domain Names, are country-specific Top-Level Domains. Each country has its own ccTLD. Choosing such a domain is good if your target group of website visitors is from a particular country. Many visitors would sooner purchase commodities or services from a local website, and if your aim is Canada, for instance, picking a .ca domain could boost the visits to your website.

URL Redirects

You can register a bunch of Top-Level Domains, which can forward your web page's visitors to a particular web site such as, for instance. This would increase the traffic and decrease the chance of someone pilfering your web site visitors by registering the same Second-Level Domain with another TLD - if you are not utilizing a trademark.

Name Servers (NSs)

Each domain name has domain records. The name server records (NS records, aka DNS records) exhibit where the domain name is hosted, i.e. they point to the hosting distributor whose name servers (NSs, a.k.a. DNSs) it is utilizing now. You can swap the NSs of your domain name at any moment. You can have your domain registered with one provider and get the hosting service itself from another. Thus, if you register your domain name and come across decent website hosting packages someplace else later, you can point your domain to the new company's NSs immediately.

Domain Name Server Records (DNS Records)

On the whole, as long as your domain name utilizes a certain pair of name servers, all its domain name server records will point to the same site hosting provider. Some web hosting companies, though, permit you to edit given domain name server records, like the A records and the MX records of your domain. The A record is an Internet Protocol address, which specifies on which hosting server your web site is situated, whereas the MX records disclose which hosting server tackles the mail addresses related to your domain name. For example, if you take on a new web designer and he devises an .ASP web page that will be located on his personal Windows web server, you may desire to modify just the Internet Protocol address (the A record) but not the MX records of your domain. So, will direct to the Windows web server, but your e-mailbox accounts or any sub-domain names such as or will still be in your present Linux hosting account. The .ASP platform is developed by Microsoft and requires a Windows server, although a Linux hosting server would be way more stable.

Reasonably Priced TLDs Brought by 'NewHost Global'

Just a small number of web hosting distributors enable you to edit certain domain records and very often this an extra paid service. With NewHost Global , you have an immense variety of TLDs to pick from and you can edit all domain name records or forward the domains using a forwarding tool at no additional cost. Therefore, 'NewHost Global' would be your best choice when it comes to managing your domain name and to building a successful presence on the web.