Identify website by name

User generally are not aware about the naming mechanism of a particular website. Why some site have suffix like .com, .net, .info., .us, Lets check out.

Identification of website

As every individual is identified by generic name in the same manner website holds the unique name called as domain. Domain refers to the name of website which is used to address the identity of the website. Every article page published holds the name as identification.

Name Format:


www. refer to World Wide Web a self-explanatory term.

Original Name


HTTP - (hyper text transfer protocol) is a networking protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. http is used to indicate that the website has formatted information, used to interlink the pages.
There are two types of using http while naming the website. Commonly http term is used as prefix to the name of webpage. http indicates the site is open to access on internet, any visitor can view without signing or seeking permission of the administrator or owner of website, whereas., https indicates the site is secured and permission is restricted. Generally these types of sites are used internally used in corporate house, online shopping sites, money lending sites or any currency exchange related website holds such types of name, its an optional choice, depending upon the usage of website

www - world wide web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed on Internet. Visitors can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia and navigate between them by using hyperlinks. WORLD WIDE WEB is self-explanatory term.

Another Term is URL - (Uniform Resource Locator) is the homepage of any website. referring the term URL is common as to refer name of the site

Why site also has

Website name is always suffixed using . and 3 letter extension, its a indicative sign of the website identity. Generally

.com refers to commercial or professional website
.net refers to networking website or web page
.info refers an information document or web page.
.org refers to organizational website
.bz refers to business
.edu refers to educational

name like .us,,, indicates the initials of the particular country

Naming the new website is broadly recognized on the purpose, usage, motive, content of website.

.COM suffix is commonly used to indicate that the particular website is professional and purpose or motive it to earn name, fame or money. These types of website are always engaged in attracting the visitors by channelizing advertisements, offers, big deals and so on. Website having suffix .com are listed on all types of top search engines, they may hold contents commercial information, classified, introducing or buying/selling products.

.net suffix is commonly used to indicate that the particular website is an networking website, internet user can analyze the type of website by the contents, articles or information held by website. .net type of website may also hold contents like classified, introducing or buying/selling products, marketing purposes.

.info is an information documentary type of website, information held on these types may be research, invention, declaration, reviews, critics of any products shared with the internet user

.org/.edu are the website having information published to attract the interest of public on the particular organization or institution. Commonly these types of website holds information like announcements, events, public issue and so on.

Website holding country name in short are restricted to target the particular country men interest.



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