Top-level domain categories
What Do .net, .org, .us, .biz, or .info mean?
Here are definitions of the extensions you can choose from:
represents the word "commercial," and it is an unrestricted
global domain name extension. Many businesses prefer a .com domain name
because it is a highly recognized symbol for having a business presence on
the Internet. But, the number of available .com domain names is shrinking as
more and more businesses go online.
represents the word "network," and is an unrestricted global
domain name extension most commonly used by Internet service providers,
Web-hosting companies, or other businesses that are directly involved in the
infrastructure of the Internet. Additionally, some businesses choose domain
names with a .net extension for their intranet web sites.
represents the word "organization," and is an unrestricted
global domain name extension that is primarily used for non-commercial
sites. However, many commercial entities register the .org extensions
corresponding to their .com domain names in order to protect their brands.
is a restricted-use global domain name extension used for
business web sites. As a relatively new type of domain, .biz offers a
company the opportunity to get the domain name it really wants and enhance
its presence on the Web with a domain name that means business.
is an unrestricted domain name extension that creates an
opportunity to reach a worldwide audience with information about your
business and ideas. .info is growing in popularity, but still has many great
is a restricted-use country code that may be used by any
individual or organization with residence in the US or its territories,
including foreign organizations that do business in the US.
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