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

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.


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

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