What do .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .ws, and .us represent?

  • .com - ("commercial") The most common extension for domain names. Often represents companies or for-profit organizations. Most personal Web sites also use this extension.
  • .net - Generally represents Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
  • .org - Usually represents non-profit organizations or groups.
  • .biz - ("business") Reserved for use by businesses.
  • .info - Made for both businesses and individuals. Usage is unrestricted, but a .info TLD indicates that the Web site primarily is informative.
  • .ws - (Web site) An all-around, universally available top-level domain.
  • .us - Country-code top-level domain available for registrants in the United States.
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