Q & A
What is the domain name for?
The domain name is your identification on the net. It's used to form your web site address(es)
and your email addresses. For example is your register domain name photonhost.com, your
web site address could be http://www.photonhost.com and you can have email addresses like
email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, etc.
What do .com, .net., .org mean?
These are so called top level domain names. Every domain name has such extention, so you should
choose one too. COM stands for commercial entities and is the most prestigeous extention.
ORG is for non-commercial entities such as organizations, foundations, NGOs, etc.
What is international domain name?
If you like to emphazise on your entity/company's nationality, you can choose an extention such as
.de (Germany), .co.uk (United Kingdom), .fr (France), etc. Please, click here to see the
extentions for all the countries.
What is subdomain?
When you don't like to register your own domain name you still can have a web site address.
One of the ways is to use address like www.yourname.photonhost.com. In this case yourname
is subdomain name on photonhost domain name.