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What are these new TLDs everyone is talking about?

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What are TLDs?

TLDs are Top-Level-Domain Names which can be registered as an extension of your domain name. It is the piece of text at the end of your domain name. After the last ” . ” (dot).

In the domain name myschool.co.in the TLD is “.in”
In the domain name funbook.net.uk the TLD is “.uk”

Examples:

  • .com
  • .net
  • .org
  • .biz

What are new TLDs or new extensions?

There are a number of new TLDs or new Extensions coming up.

A few of them include:

  • .guru
  • .technology
  • .company
  • .florist

and many many more.

What is the purpose of having new TLDs? Are’nt the existing ones enough?

They are, but to better categorize the internet, these new TLD’s have been released.

Example:

A technology company which was using a .com domain till now, can start using a .technology or a .company domain name.

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