A domain is a distinctive address that you can obtain from a registrar company. All of the units that are connected to the Internet, such as web servers, have numeric addresses, or IP addresses, which are rather hard to remember, for that reason the domain platform was launched as an easy way to recognize some website on the Internet. Thus, your website is available at www.domain.com in place of 126.96.36.199, for example. A domain name possesses two parts - the Second-Level Domain, that is the actual site name that you can choose, as well as the Top-Level Domain, that's the extension - .com, .net, .org and so on. You will be able to register your new domain via any registrar or move an active domain name between registrars in a few easy steps. When you decide to do the latter, your domain name shall be renewed instantly by the gaining registrar once the transfer process has been finalized. Along with the universal Top-Level Domains, there're country-code ones as well. A number of them can be registered by anybody, while others will need regional presence or a business license.