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What are the types of domain names (extensions or suffixes)?

.com- This is the general commercial site.

.net- This suffix usually is reserved for network/Internet service providers, but there is not set policy on this.

.org- This suffix is for service Organisations/Non-profit Organisations.

.edu- This suffix is for education institution sites. You must prove you status to register any .edu domain names.

.gov- This is only for use by government agencies. It's not likely that you qualify for this suffix.


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