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Domains Explained

A domain name can make or break a website. Get it right and everyone will remember it forever, get it wrong and they will never memorize the name of your web site. Hence, you should opt for a domain that has direct relevance to your web site's content, your personal name or the name of your company. For instance, the website of HostPapaya – a renowned ICANN-authorized domain registrar and web hosting provider, is This domain is instantaneously associated with the name of the company and with hosting solutions in general, making it easy for HostPapaya's business partners and customers to find it online.

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But keep in mind that your personal or business domain names do not necessarily need to end with .com, where choices are restricted. Actually, there is a practically limitless assortment of Top-Level Domain extensions to pick from, among them .MOBI – for sites intended for mobile device use, .TV – for media websites, .NAME and .ME – for personal sites, .CO, .NU and .WS – thought of as .COM analogs, and almost any country-code domain that crosses your mind. A United Kingdom-based website might enjoy higher popularity if it uses a .CO.UK Top-Level Domain. On the other hand, if your business is in Canada or the States, .CA or .US might be a more clever choice.

A point-and-click Domain Manager tool for your domain names

HostPapaya offers you access to a point & click Domain Manager tool for controlling all your domain name registration settings, including WHOIS info, nameservers, custom DNS entries and more. The tool is integrated into the company's web hosting Control Panel. With HostPapaya, you have 2 choices – (1) to register or transfer your domains at a moderate price with the company's free Domain Manager plan, or (2) to go with any of HostPapaya's low-cost shared web hosting plans. They include the company's free-of-charge 1-click web apps installer and an assortment of free-of-cost web site themes. You can build your very own web site almost instantly, even if you have only basic PC knowledge.

So, sign up straight away with HostPapaya – the quickest and least expensive way to get your site online with just a few clicks of the mouse!