Interesting facts about domain names

Interesting facts about domain names

December 1, 2020 0 By Chowdhury Shahid-uz-zaman

The Internet is rapidly increasing. To make everything you need to find more accessible, more content is made available online every day and hundreds of thousands of new websites are released every day.

On the internet, a domain name is the name of your website or your business address. In one way or another, it is always a good idea to have this connected to your company name or branding. It’s vitally important that you have a decent Domain Name. https://www.names.co.uk/domain-names is the best place to head for that.

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Here are some fascinating details that you may not have heard of about domain names.

On March 15, 1985, the first officially licenced .COM domain became Symbolics.com. For their pioneering computer development company, Symbolics Computer Corporation originally acquired the domain. Since then the domain name has been acquired and sells ads on the homepage, so that anyone can own a little spot in history.

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On February 14, 2005, Youtube.com was registered as a domain name for a firm named Universal Tube & Rollform Equipment, it was a day of massive chaos. Utube.com, the domain of the company, was flooded with traffic and caused their servers to crash.

Most frequently, domain names are 11 characters long.

Most commonly, they often begin with the letter S. This is possibly because S begins with more English words than with any other letter. 

Larry Page and Sean Anderson, the founders of Google, wanted to call their business “Googol,” the word for number 1 followed by 100 zeros. When they sat down to check whether ‘googol’ was available as a domain name, the two made a small spelling mistake. It was registered with Google.com and the rest is history.