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Everything there is to know about domain names (infographic)

Domain names, without them the web would just be a bunch of hard-to-remember IP addresses. Imagine telling your buddies, “Oh, I found this awesome site at 72.14.204.104 last night.”

And yet, many of us don’t know all that much about them. Prepare to be cured of that, because here is…

Domain name infographic



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11 comments
Nic Stevens
Nic Stevens

www.example.com is broken down into www (host) example (domain) and com (tld) www is NOT a subdomain unless it has other hosts attached to it (george.www.example.com)

Steve
Steve

great, but another great domain name "hack" is 960.gs

Efergus
Efergus

Hahaha! Those domain hacks are really cool, I didn't know all of them.

adrian
adrian

great, but another great domain name "hack" is 960.gs

Misao
Misao

Very nice article. Thank you!

Geen Russell
Geen Russell

Entertaining and educational. It was useful for me. Thanks!

Andy
Andy

Why can I never ever see your info graphics? I've tried using the web page in FF, IE8 & Chrome but nothing??

k3nsblog.com
k3nsblog.com

In your time line it points to 1995 and states that it cost $100 to register a .com domain for 2 years. But below that it says 2005. Just thought I would point that out. Good post thoough!!

Antonio
Antonio

Very cool and summarized version! Thanks.

Pingdom
Pingdom

@Steve That's a good one too.

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