Category Archives: Domain Names

What is a domain name?

A domain name is an area on the Internet which identifies your company, organization, a particular product or service.

Domain names were originally established to make computer addresses easier to remember. On the Internet each computer has it’s own numeric address similar to post codes. Numeric address [ 11.22.33.44 ] is more difficult to remember than www.abc.com

Domain Name Availability Search

Two searches are performed when you do an availability search for a domain.

The first tries to resolve the domain name to an IP address – if this fails, then the system assumes that it is available.

Then upon adding the domain to your shopping basket in our shop, a slower direct Registry search is performed where the domain is then found. This will result in either the domain being available for purchase or showing as already registered.

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Domain Name Availability

.com, .net and .org domain name availability is verified by Easyspace and other accredited registrars through the SRS (Shared Registration System), a universal database of available .com, net and .org domain names. This system prevents a domain name that is successfully registered through Easyspace from being registered through another domain name registration site.

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