DOMAIN NAME is an unique identity are created to identify the name of the server on a computer such as web server or mail server in the computer network otherwise known as the internet. The domain name servers to replace the IP address and simplify the user when accessing the server.
“An example the ip address for our server 188.8.131.52.6 will be configured with corajawali.com, so the users just typing https://corajawali.com in the browser to access our server or website.”
TOP-LEVEL DOMAINS (TLD)
TLD is the first-level set of domain name includes the gTLD or generic Top-Level Domains such as .com .net .info .org and ccTLD or country code Top-Level Domains such as .my .id .sg etc. Currently has been created the new TLD includes sLTD or sponsored Top-Level Domains such as .asia .aero .edu .gov .jobs etc, and BRAND TLD such as .google owned by Google, .yahoo owned by Yahoo, .apple owned by Apple etc. You can register your own TLD you already have a solid company.
SECOND-LEVEL DOMAINS (SLD)
SLD is unique identity directly before the top-level domain (TLD) such as corajawali.com, pakarhosting.net etc. .com and .net is TLD, corajawali and pakarhosting is SLD.
COUNTRY CODE SECOND LEVEL DOMAIN (ccSLD)
CCSLD is country identity before the top-level domain (TLD) applied on most of the countries, such as .com.my, .co.id etc, .com and .co is CCSLD before TLD.
THIRD-LEVEL DOMAIN AND FOURTH/FIFTH-LEVEL DOMAIN
The third-level domain is unique identity before SLD, the fourt-level domain is unique identity before third-level domain, there can be fifth-level domain and so on separated by full stop (dot). An example for the fourt-level domain such as blog.corajawali.com.my referred as subdomain.
LOWER LEVEL DOMAIN
Lower Level Domain usually used to refer for the host server, such as ftp.corajawali.com for FTP, www.corajawali.com for World Wide Web, mail, webmail etc.
WHY SHOULD HAVE THE OWN DOMAIN ?
It is one of branding for the company, especially in the internet. For individuals may be it as a step in the process to be known, like a figure in a particular field. Almost all of peoples today rely on the internet to find out what her interested, a restaurant, the school and the university, the best places to see the movies and to find the tips for successful. A full part of website includes the domain will display the information to the world.
If you are represent a company then it (the website) will provide informations about services or the product, if you are a figure it will be easier to recognize your expertise.