Minecraft is way more fun when you play the creativity and adventure filled game with friends. That’s why it’s a good idea to set up your own server. In order for you and your fellow players not having to enter a bulky IP address for the connection, you can link the Minecraft server to a domain. To do this, you just need to create two DNS records.
While classic websites and online stores with domain names ending with .com or .co.uk are hosted across central servers, NFT domains provide entirely new possibilities. Not only does the ending differ but an NFT domain is also stored in a decentralised manner and is based on blockchain technology, similar to cryptocurrencies. Read on to find out how the domains work and what their advantages are.
The Domain Name System (DNS) ensures that we can use domain names instead of IP addresses to surf the Internet. But the web now has some stiff competition in the form of the blockchain. Blockchain domains are decentralised and are not managed by a single organisation. Another advantage is that you buy them as opposed to renting them.
Domain mapping is becoming more and more relevant. When used correctly, domain name mapping simplifies your web presence by uniting your various domains under a single umbrella. This means that you can manage updates and maintenance for separate domains in one place. Keep reading to find out how it works.
The most popular domain extensions (also called ‘top-level domains’ or ‘TLDs’ for short) have been available on the Internet for over thirty years. Millions of websites have opted for these endings. Country-specific domain extensions are up high in the top 10 list – is the .us extension there, too?
The .com domain extension is the most used domain ending to specify web addresses. But what is .com and when did the top-level domain emerge? Find out what a .com domain is, why it is popular, and how you can register your own domain with .com.
Traditionally, the contents of a website are placed under a single domain. In some cases, it is advantageous to distribute web content across multiple domains. The most important thing here is the right strategy, otherwise you risk issues when the content is ranked. In this article, we explain in which cases it makes sense to use a multiple domain strategy and what needs to be considered.
The new premium subscription iCloud+ gives users the opportunity to use Apple’s popular cloud service with additional features. Among other things, the paid membership allows you to link the iCloud with your personal domain to send emails in the usual Apple environment using a personalised address. We show you how to connect iCloud and your custom domain.
When discussing web addresses, you’ll often come across terms like top-level domain, second-level domain, sub domain, ccTLD (country code top-level domains), and gTLD (generic top-level domains). What do all these different domain types mean and how many domain endings even exist? Our guide will help you find the right domain type for your project.
A suitable Internet address is the be-all and end-all when it comes to being found online. Thanks to new, modern top-level domains such as .beauty or .blog, the possibilities for finding a suitable name for your own web project have increased considerably in recent years. How do you buy a domain once you have found the right name? And how do you secure a domain with a TLD that is not yet...
Domain expertise: a closer look at website addresses with IONOS’s Domain Guide
Domains represent the basic name of a website (e.g. ionos.com). They are clear and unique addresses that are extended through subdomains and subpages. They can be purchased from a domain provider as long as you comply with certain criteria. There are many things you should know regarding web addresses; it isn’t as simple as choosing a domain name and then registering it. As part of the IONOS Digital Guide, our domain portal provides comprehensive information about internet addresses and their components. Under the ‘Domain’ category you will find both basic articles and more complex ones for more advanced readers.
IONOS’s Domain Guide at a glance
Our Domain Guide is divided into four subcategories. The heading ‘domain extensions’ deals with the various top-level domains, like .org or .com. Besides the (traditional) generic and country-specific top-level domains, we also introduce many new web address extensions and examine their potential. Under the heading ‘domain registration’ you can obtain advice on domain registration, forwarding, and transfers as well as other administrative matters relating to internet addresses. News and backgrounds can be found in our ‘domain news’ section. Finally, we provide you with facts, suggestions, and recommendations with regard to naming and registering your internet address. All together, these subcategories form an extensive domain portal where you can expand your knowledge on domains.
Domain expertise for everyone
The target audience is just as varied as the contents of the Domain Guide, as it’s made up of small and medium-sized businesses as well as website operators, domain traders, and inquisitive readers. As is the case for all categories of IONOS’s Digital Guide, the domain guide also caters to both novices and experienced users. Posts such as ‘What is a domain?’ Or ‘The most important tips for domain registration’, don’t require any previous knowledge before reading. Articles like ‘How to protect your domain from ‘typo squatting’ or ‘Domain parking: earning easy money with unused domains’ appeal more to skilled readers. Our domain guide is an extensive online reference that should come in handy for both private and business contexts.