nTLDs

What is an .io domain?
What is a .io domain?
  • Domain extensions

A distinctive web address that is optimally tailored to your business or project is one of the most important building blocks for online success. As an alternative to classic endings such as .com or .net, the domain .io has also attracted attention in recent years. But what does .io actually stand for? And who would benefit from registering this domain extension?

What is a .io domain?
Get rich by selling domain names?
Domain trading: How can you make money with domains?
  • Domain news

Does a website have a price? Yes, and you can make money buying and selling domains. If the demand is high enough, you can even make a high profit with domain trading. However, it isn’t enough to have any web address and just hope for the best. To buy and sell domains successfully, a few things must be considered. So what do you have to do to sell a domain?

Domain trading: How can you make money with domains?
Domain registrar
What is a domain registrar?
  • Domain administration

An appealing website needs a distinctive domain name. If you want to register your domain, you can do so with the help of a domain registrar. Domain name registrars are registered with the registry for top-level domains ICANN or IANA and are in charge of domain leasing. They mediate between users and domain registries. Here you can find out everything you need to know about domain registrars.

What is a domain registrar?
Best domain providers
The best domain providers: A comparison
  • Domain administration

All you have to do is find the best domain provider before you can start with the perfect address. Choosing the right domain names and endings for your internet address is a key factor for success. However, since the publication of new generic top-level domains, website operators have almost unlimited freedom when it comes to finding a name. So here’s our domain provider comparison.

The best domain providers: A comparison
Most popular domain extensions
Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions!
  • Domain extensions

The most popular domain extensions (also called “top-level domains” or “TLDs” for short) have been available on the Internet for over thirty years. Millions of websites have opted for these endings. Country-specific domain extensions are up high in the top 10 list – is the .us extension there, too?

Would you have guessed? These are the most popular domain extensions!
Types of domain
What are the different types of domains?
  • Domain extensions

When discussing web addresses, you’ll often come across terms like top-level domain, second-level domain, sub domain, ccTLD (country code top-level domains), and gTLD (generic top-level domains). What do all these different domain types mean and how many domain endings even exist? Our guide will help you find the right domain type for your project.

What are the different types of domains?
The new TLDs (top-level domains)
What is a TLD (Top Level Domain)?
  • Domain extensions

What should you do if your desired domain has already been taken? The range of available .com or .org domains has gotten smaller over the years. Now there is a solution to this problem: new top-level domains! Instead of using complicated and unclear abbreviations, choose short and concise domains from the new TLDs. Local companies can especially profit from nTLDs.

What is a TLD (Top Level Domain)?
Domain registration: behind ICANN and Neustar
Domain allocation: how are Neustar and ICANN involved?
  • Domain news

It’s now easier than ever to register your own web address. Customers just need to apply to a web-hosting provider with their desired domain, and the rights to the address could be theirs in next to no time. But what processes are going on in the background? The application goes from pillar to post, beginning with the registrar, then sent on to a central registry for the chosen top-level domain,...

Domain allocation: how are Neustar and ICANN involved?
Domain parking – earning money with domains
Domain parking – earning easy money with unused domains
  • Domain administration

Just because a domain has expired, doesn’t mean it has to be kicked to the curb immediately. It is worth considering turning the internet address into a parked domain for a certain period of time in order to generate advertising revenue. This allows domain owners to bide their time and come up with a new web project for the domain or to find a suitable buyer.

Domain parking – earning easy money with unused domains
The most important tips for domain registration
First important tips for domain registration
  • Domain tips

First impressions count and that also applies to domain names. They should be short, concise and creative and obviously not be in use by anyone else. There are countless possibilities to create a good domain name thanks to new top-level domains, special characters and lots more. Just make sure to bear in mind name and trademark laws.

First important tips for domain registration