Supported Domain Extensions
It’s no secret that the internet is a vast expanse packed full of content and images. One way the powers-that-be decided to organize this is by separating parts of the web into single pathways that allow you to access specific parts of the internet, which is accomplished through the use of domains and extensions known as TLD’s.
In this article, we will cover what domain extensions are and which ones are supported by Gator.
What is a TLD?
A TLD is a “top-level domain” which is the highest level in the “Hierarchical Domain Name System” of the Internet. The top-level domain names are the final entry point of a user’s request for information. There are many types of TLDs, known as “extensions,” that give you the same access to the internet yet offer different entry points.
“.com,” for example, represents “Commercial,” which conveys the type of content that's published.
Just about anyone can purchase any available .com domain and display their commercial material.
“.net,” provides the same access to the internet but could refer to a “Network,” or internal conglomerate.
Anyone can purchase any available .net domain and display their networks content or commercial material.
“.gov’s,” also provide the same access to the internet but would be reserved for Governmental Works.
Only specified people can own and maintain these kinds of domains.
“.ninja,” is a different domain extension called a gTLD or “Generic Top-Level Domain” that allows you your own form of specificity and can pertain to anything the owner chooses.
Anyone can purchase these new types of domains but, due to many factors, not all of them are available with every registrar you use.
What Extensions does Gator support?
With your Gator account, you can connect your website to any of the custom domain name extensions listed below:
.bid, .biz, .blue, .build, .buzz, .bz, .ca, .cc, .club, .cn.com, .co.nz, .co.uk, .com, .dance, .democrat, .eu, .futbol, .immobilien, .in, .in.net, .info, .kim, .la, .me, .me.uk, .menu, .mn, .mobi, .name, .net, .ninja, .online, .org, .org.uk, .pink, .pw, .red, .reviews, .shiksha, .site, .social, .sx, .trade, .tv, .uno, .us, .webcam, .website, .wiki, .ws, .xxx, .xyz
If you have any questions about support domain name extensions, feel free to reach out to our support team at support@Gator.com.