What is a domain name?
Posted by - NA -, Last modified by Randi O on 27 April 2016 08:44 PM

A domain name is a unique alpha-numeric name used to identify a particular computer (i.e. web server or mail server) on the Internet. Domain names allow Internet users to type in a name, such as mybrand.com, to identify a numeric address such as The purpose of domain names is to allow ordinary users connected to the Internet to find web sites and send email to addresses with familiar names such as "mybrand.com" without having to memorize the numerical addresses that actually locate the computers or servers on the Internet.

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