What is a Domain Name

Your domain name is your website address on the internet and gives you an online identity or brand. It's a valuable part of your business identity and is an extremely important marketing tool that can help customers find and identify with your business. The Domain name is like having a street address to which people can look you up find you and remember you easily.

Some examples of an internet domain name is; or or or

A Domain Name is Not the Same as URL

To be technically correct, a domain name is commonly part of a larger Internet address called a "URL". A URL goes into much more detail than domain name, providing much more information, including the specific page address, folder name, machine name, and protocol language.

How Do I use my Domain Name?

A domain name is simply the address for your website. You still need to physically store your website somewhere on a host so the website can work. To do this you need to buy hosting. Web Hosting or 'Hosting' is a service provided by a vendor which offers a physical location for the storage of web pages and files. Think of a Web Hosting Company as a type of landlord, they rent physical space on their servers allowing web pages to be viewed on the Internet. Your domain is pointed to your stored or hosted web files and Internet users will now be able to find your website online.

Should I register more than one domain name?

This is the easy part. China Domain Registry allow you to search and register your domain name quickly and easily.

Your domain name is your unique website address and forms your company’s online identity and brand, allowing people to find you quickly and easily. By registering multiple extensions you are protecting your domain name and the brand equity you are building. By stopping a competitor from registering similar domains you will not only protect your online identify but also increase traffic to your website with forwarding keyword domain names to your website.

You will have your own registered personalised domain name and hosting setup in minutes.

What if the Domain Name I want is already registered?

If your domain name of choice is already registered by someone else, you have two choices. Either select another name or buy the domain name off the current owner. To do this, simply send us an email to us and we will track down the owner of the and negotiate on your behalf.

For more information about Domain names and domain name registration please go to our section.