What Is A Domain Name?

A domain name is a unique name that identifies your website on the World Wide Web. It is also the address (URL) that people will enter in the URL/ location bar to get access to a site. An example of a domain name is as shown below:









Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (http) identifies the set of rules used to transmit files (text, graphic images, sound, video, and other multimedia files) on the World Wide Web.
This states that the website URL will follow.
This prefix identifies this website as being part of the world wide web.
This is the domain name of a website.