Domain Name Sanity Blog
The .xyz domain extension is especially a great choice for businesses that would like a shorter domain than they might be able to get in .com, and brands that are looking to re-invent their image with a focus on a younger audience (as XYZ stands for Generation X, Y and Z).
You may have just moved into a newly-built house or office and need to get that place wired. Of course, you’ll need ethernet cables to connect your devices to the internet, or perhaps to create a network connecting the devices in your office – a local area network, referred to as LAN.
You can’t. Was that too upfront? It’s the truth, though – domain names are just not designed to work that way. While big and small businesses have been trying to permanently own their domain names for decades, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, has made it impossible for anyone to own a domain name for life.
Running a website brings joys and woes, as do most things in life. There’s all the fun stuff – setting the website up, creating a blog, communicating with clients, turning a profit – and then there’s the stuff we could really do without, but is there nonetheless. Things that all website owners have to deal with, sooner or later. Things like spam on contact pages.
This is where the concept of parked domains saves the day. Even if you aren’t ready to build a website, but have come up with a perfect name for it, you can buy the domain and “park” it for later use. By purchasing a domain you like ahead of time, you’re making sure that no one steals it in the meantime.