Domain Suffix


Domain suffix were initially created in the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) started by Keith Uncapher. Web domain suffixes are what help determine domains on the web.

Each country also has a unique domain suffix that is meant to be used for websites within the country. For example, Brazilian websites may use the “.br” domain suffix, Chinese websites may use the “.cn” suffix, and Australian websites may use the “.au” suffix.

These country-based TLDs, sometimes referred to as “country codes,” are also used to specify different versions of an international website. For example, the German home page for Google is “” instead of “” Each domain suffix is unique and identifiable the internet.

Domain suffix also describes the kind of website which is present the domain name suffix. For example “.com” stands for commercial and “.org” for all organizations.

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