History of Domain TLDs

Welcome to Just The Word! As this is our first blog entry, let’s take a moment to review the relatively short history of domain names — specifically top-level domains (the part after the dot), and where things stand today. Six generic top-level domains (TLDs) made their debut in January 1985: .com – for commercial entities .net – for internet service providers .org – for non-profit organizations .edu – for educational institutions .gov – for US government entities .mil – for the US military As time passed, good domain names became... Read The Rest →