Do You Know the First Domain Names of These Top Sites?

Interesting Facts
Every entrepreneur likes to start with a generic and .com-extension domain, but it is not always possible. That is why entrepreneurs are forced to expand the domain that they want with various extensions, perform domain hacking or choose a domain with an extension other than com. You may think that mainly because domains with .com extensions are running out this is only true for new companies, but you are wrong. Major technology companies who...
Country Code Top Level Domains - ccTLD
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Everything About Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)

Domain extensions are generally made up of two categories: gTLDs (Generic Top-Level Domains) and ccTLDs (Country Code Top-Level Domains). gTLDs are managed by commercial organizations and ccTLDs are the ones that are co...
Internationalized Domain Names - IDN Punycode
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Internet in All Languages: Internationalized Domain Names

When the DNS (Domain Name System) first entered into operation in 1983, only the characters in the Latin alphabet were allowed to be used. With this system, although the characters of different alphabets could have a pl...
Domain Names of Fortune 500 Companies
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Domain Names of Fortune 500 Companies (US)

We have analyzed the domains of Fortune 500 companies, to gain insight into their domain preferences. As data were gathered, some interesting facts also got revealed. For example, 14 out of the first 100 registered doma...
First Oldest Domain Names
Interesting Facts

100 Oldest Domain Names & Their Current Status

First ever domain was registered in 1985. Many others were kept being registered since then. But what are the first used domains up to these days? Almost all of the first registered domains were the ones registered b...
Everything Starts with a Domain Name
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Everything Starts with a Domain Name [Infographic]

34 years ago today, the first domain name symbolics.com was registered by a company called Symbolics Computer Corporation. More than one billion domain names were registered since 1985.We prepared an infographic for thi...