Category Archives: Domain Names

Sanmay Ved owns Google.com domain for 1 minute

Anyone here watch the tv show “How I Met Your Mother”? “Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M.” is the 18th episode in the first season of the television series. In this case, it was around 1:20 AM Eastern Time, on … Continue reading

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Google buys domain name Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

Google has officially become a subsidiary of Alphabet, its new holding company.  After U.S. markets closed last Friday, Alphabet replaced Google as the publicly traded company, consisting of Google search, Adsense, Google Maps, YouTube, and other new ventures such as driverless cars. … Continue reading

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Why use “WWW” for your website?

You have 2 options for the url display of your website – with the “www” in the beginning, or without the “www”, otherwise known as a “naked domain”.  That terminology itself might persuade you to lean towards the “www” version for your website, and … Continue reading

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Google’s new Parent Company, Alphabet, opts for new tld: abc.xyz

This week Google announced that it will now be operating under a newly created parent company, named Alphabet.  Alphabet will be run by Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin – Page as CEO and Brin as president.  And Google’s … Continue reading

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Mixing and Matching Website Builder, Web Hosting, & Domain Name

It’s almost like we are coordinating an outfit.  But unlike clothes, you can’t always make it all work together. Domain Name: This is your website address, i.e. your-website.com, how people will access your website.  Generally, you can get your domain name … Continue reading

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Should you get the .com, .org, .net, .biz., country tld … all tld’s … or what?

If you are new to buying a domain name for your website, you might be wondering which tld – top level domain – extension to get.  The main ones to choose from are .com, ..org, and .net.  But then there … Continue reading

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WWW or no WWW – That is the question

We are talking about whether your website is “www.your-website.com” or just “your-website.com” .  You want your website to be accessible both ways of course, whether the user types in the “www” or not (most people won’t take the extra time … Continue reading

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Should you get .com, .org, and .net domain names – all the tld’s?

If you ask GoDaddy, the answer is yes, right?  When you try to buy a domain name with GoDaddy you are repeatedly urged to purchase the other top level domain names (tld’s) available for purchase, your-name.com and your-name.org, and your-name.net …even your-name.biz and … Continue reading

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How to choose a domain name for your website

To get found on Google and other top search engines, you need your very own domain name.  So how to choose one?  Here are some pointers: 1) Choose a domain name that has your business name in it, or an abbreviation … Continue reading

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What do you need to create your own website?

You need the following three things to create your own website: 1) Domain Name – i.e. www.your-website.com .  This is the URL of your website, the website address your website can be found.  It can be a .com address, .org, … Continue reading

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