A domain is a distinctive address that you are able to get from a registrar company. All of the devices that are connected to the Web, including web servers, have numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are very difficult to remember, so the domain name platform was created as an easy means to distinguish some site on the Web. Thus, your website can be reached at www.domain.com instead of 126.96.36.199, for example. A domain name features two separate parts - the Second-Level Domain, that is the actual web site name that you're able to select, plus the Top-Level Domain, that is the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You can register your new domain name via any type of registrar or move an active domain between registrars in a few simple steps. If you decide to do the latter, your domain shall be renewed instantly by the gaining registrar once the transfer process has been carried out. Along with the universal Top-Level Domains, there are country-code ones as well. Many of them can be registered by anyone, while some others will need local presence or a business license.