What is DNS (Domain Name System) and what does it have to do with domain names?

A domain name—such as “macro.org”—is essentially the address of a person or an organization on the Internet. It is where other people can find you on line, and can also become your online identity.For example, businesses typically register domain names with their company name and sometimes also register their product names. Individuals often register family names or other names that have personal meaning.

Every computer on the public Internet has a unique numeric address—similar to the uniquenes of a telephone number—which is a string of numbers that is difficult for most people to remember.This string is called the “IP address” IP stands for  “Internet Protocol”.

How do I choose a great domain name?

Finding the right domain name is an important step for building a website people will want to come back to again and again.Simply enter your preferred domain name into the tool and see whether it is currently in use. The handy thing about Macro’s domain name search is that if your chosen domain name is already taken, you’ll get a list of alternatives that may not have come to mind on your first try. The domain name registration process at Macro is quick, efficient and will maximize your creativity. In choosing perfect domains, it’s best to stay unique and informative so visitors know what to expect from your website.

How do I register a domain name?

To register a domain name,you must complete the following steps:
1) Choose the top-level domain (also called the extension) and your second-level
domain (also called the label)
2) Select a registrar or reseller with which to register

3) Check the availability of your choice

4) Decide on the length of registration

5) Complete the registration procedures, including payment.