What is a gTLD?

Top-level domains (TLDs) are the last part of an Internet address. For instance, in example.com the TLD is .com. A generic top-level domain (gTLD) refers to a specific class of TLDs. Some examples include:

  • .com for commercial use
  • .gov used by U.S. government agencies
  • .edu for educational institutions
  • .org for non-profit organizations

Additional Resources:
What is a domain name?
What is an IP address?
What is a ccTLD?
What is a domain extension?
What is a URL?
What is a new gTLD?

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