5.1 What’s in a (Domain) Name?

First, let’s look at what domain names are. They are addresses that you type into your browser to arrive at a website.

Domains are registered by website owners and they “point” those domains to web servers where websites are hosted.

In the video below, a domain name is described in an e-commerce context.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXKKUJm9rZo