FAQ - Domain Name

  1. What is a domain name?

  2. Domain name is a name that identifies computer or computers on the Internet. By using domain name (yourdomain.com), people can access your home page on your website. It can also be used as part of your e-mail address. For example: sales@your-domain.com. A domain name is completely unique and there cannot be two same website names on the Internet. In this way, different companies are able to identify themselves in a unique manner.

  3. What are valid characters for a domain name?

  4. Valid characters for a domain name include letters, numbers, and hyphens. However, a domain name cannot begin or end with a hyphen. Also, spaces and special characters are not permitted in a domain name.

  5. How long does it take to register a domain name ?

  6. With SKT it will only take as little as a few minutes to register a domain.

  7. What alternative if I do not wish to continue using the Domain Name I registered? Will I get a refund in that case?

  8. Once a domain name is registered, it cannot be cancelled for the stipulated registration period. Also, the registration fee would not be refunded for the same. However, once the registration period is over, it is entirely your choice whether to go for a renewal or not.

  9. What is the difference between .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ, .NAME, .IN Domain Names ?

  10. .COM is used for commercial and personal sites.
    .NET is usually recommended for companies involved in Internet infrastructure.
    .ORG is Recommended for Non Profit organizations.
    .INFO domain name are used for both commercial and personal websites.
    .BIZ domain names are usually used by websites that are restricted to commercial and bona fide business purposes.
    .NAME Domain names are used for personal websites.
    .IN is the official top-level domain in India.


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