A domain name is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control on the Internet. Domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS). Any name registered in the DNS is a domain name.
Domain names are used in various networking contexts and application-specific naming and addressing purposes. In general, a domain name represents an Internet Protocol (IP) resource, such as a personal computer used to access the Internet, a server computer hosting a web site, or the web site itself or any other service communicated via the Internet.
Domain names are organized in subordinate levels (subdomains) of the DNS root domain, which is nameless. The first-level set of domain names are the top-level domains (TLDs), including the generic top-level domains (gTLDs), such as the prominent domains com, info, net, edu, and org, and the country code top-level domains (ccTLDs). Below these top-level domains in the DNS hierarchy are the second-level and third-level domain names that are typically open for reservation by end-users who wish to connect local area networks to the Internet, create other publicly accessible Internet resources or run web sites. The registration of these domain names is usually administered by domain name registrars who sell their services to the public.
A fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is a domain name that is completely specified in the hierarchy of the DNS, having no omitted parts.
Domain names are usually written in lowercase, although labels in the Domain Name System are case-insensitive.
Domain Name Registration
Upperlink over the years has acquired extensive experience in domain registration business. Having based ourselves on the features demanded by our clients, we have created an innovative, user friendly software for domain name registration .
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What is .ng?
.ng is Nigeria’s Country Code Top Level Domain, and implicitly, the Nigerian identity on the internet.
Clarification on .ng and .com.ng
.com.ng is the 2nd level extension which can be registered as upperlink.com.ng, while .ng is the top level on which a domain can be registered directly without the .com. registered as upperlink.ng
As is commonplace with several domain registries, the .ng registry is reserving some direct .ng domains they consider premium, for auction at a later date. Such premium domains are listed on our website at domains.upperlink.ng
Benefits of .ng (Why should I register a .ng)
Availability – How many times have you hit on the perfect name for your blog or business, only to find the .com domain is already taken? Too bad you didn’t think of it in 1985 when it was launched for registration. This is an opportunity for you to secure your .ng domain name now which has just been released and is still new.
Brand Protection – Protect your brand name e.g. upperlink.ng, honeywell.ng, google.ng, bi.ng
Creative English words – Registration of a multitude of creative English words ending in ng
Creative Names – The creative uses of names also apply to other major languages, especially Chinese. In China and Nigeria, many names end in ‘ng’ and thus, registering a .ng domain is a smart way to procure a short domain name.
Url Shorteners – Considering the 140-characters limitation, .ng domains has opened the possibility of short domain names for new URL shorteners that are easy to remember eg goo.gl, upl.ng
Discount for Resellers – Resellers can also take advantage of this benefit. We have great discounts for our resellers and this will generate jobs for our students.
Stress-free registration – (Online and cash payments available)