Obtain your own domain by accessing a domain registrar service. Check for name availability, and if your name is available, secure it by agreeing to the purchase terms and paying for the domain. More »

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A domain name is a unique address on the Internet that identifies computers and networks. It works as a part of the Domain Name System through which a user can assign an alphanumerical designation to an IP address, makin... More »

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The process of purchasing a domain requires that the user first figure out a domain name. The user must then find a registrar that sells the domain and make sure the chosen domain is a top-level domain. More »

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Register a domain name by finding a domain name registrar, selecting a domain name and paying for the service. Most domain name registrars offer other services such as web hosting and web design. More »

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People can use a "whois" service to determine who is registered as the owner of a domain. However, domain registrars often provide services to protect the privacy of the domain owner, and registrars have various processe... More »

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To turn a profit, Bitly sells the user traffic data it collects to marketers, and offers a paid version of its service that allows website owners to use its URL shortening and tracking technologies with their own domain ... More »

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A domain name is a unique address on the Internet that identifies computers and networks. It works as a part of the Domain Name System through which a user can assign an alphanumerical designation to an IP address, makin... More »

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