Definition of Domain Name in Blogging

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Part of the URL that represents a specific website. The domain name is the piece of a URL that is the property of the website owner. Domain names are typically preceded by 'www.', which identifies the server the site is stored on and end with '.com' or '.edu' or another extension that represents the type of website (commercial, educational, nonprofit, etc.) ​although with the explosion of domain name demand, extensions have lost some of their relevancy.