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Domain Name Suffixes

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Listed below are a few of the many domain name suffixes available, so when you choose a domain name you have an idea as to what is means.

.biz .biz is mainly used for small business websites.
.ca I am CANADIAN! – The .ca domain is Canada's online identity.  Businesses with .ca domain names are letting their customers know that they are Canadian (or have a Canadian office).
.com .com stands for "commercial" and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer to use a .com domain name because it is highly recognizable on the Internet.
.edu .edu educational sites
.gov .gov for government sites
.info .info was created to supplement .com. It signifies a "resource" web site. It's the most popular extension beyond .com, .net and .org.
.name .name is all about you. .name is the only domain extension specifically designed for personal use. It is commonly used for personal web sites.
.net .net stands for "network" and is most commonly used by Internet service providers, Web-hosting companies or other businesses that are directly involved in the infrastructure of the Internet.
.org .org stands for "organization" and is primarily used by non-profits groups or trade associations.
.pro .pro is the exclusive domain extension for licensed and credentialed business professionals. Due to the exclusivity of .pro domain names, professionals around the world can distinguish themselves from competitors on the Internet by purchasing a .pro domain.
.us .us – belongs to the united states.