What is a domain name and how does it work? (video)

Uniregistry made a video explaining in brief what domain names are and how they can be bought and used.

In this video, Uniregistry explains the key components of domain names, from the top level to the second level, and the relationship between registries and registrars.

Here is the video from Uniregistry:


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.


  1. “The registry owns and controls the use, pricing, and requirements of every domain using their extension.” (00:32)

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