What Is A TLD?

What Is a TLD You Ask?

Primarily it is a .COM! It includes many other domain extensions. The traditional and the modern…

TLD stands for TOP LEVEL DOMAIN

What is a gTLD? – The answer is simple it stands for Generic Top Level Domain

  • .COM
  • .NET
  • .ORG
  • .BIZ
  • INFO
  • US

And many top country code TLD domains! The list is extensive!

Originally grTLD were restricted names such as for education or military .edu & .mil.

Sponsored TLDs  (sTLD)

  • .Asia
  • .Jobs
  • .Mobi

There are today dozens of top level domains.

But just to make it clear a domain with two extensions eg .co.uk or .org.uk are NOT

TLDs but second level Nominet & Namesco are responsible for the Non Icann Domains.