Types of Websites

There are many different types of websites. Some of the more common ones are listed below:

TYPE PURPOSE
Commercial The purpose of this type of website is to sell products or services. The Internet address often ends with .com (example).
Country codes Websites from other countries have a country code at the end. For example Great Britain is .uk and Canada is .ca (example).
Educational The purpose of this type of website is to provide information about an educational establishment. The Internet address ends in .edu (example).
Entertainment The purpose of this type of website is to entertain and provide amusement. The Internet address often ends with .com (example).
Government The purpose of this type of website is to provide information produced by government agencies, offices, and departments. Usually, information provided by government websites is very reliable. The Internet address often ends with .gov (example).
Military The purpose of this type of website is to provide information about the military. The Internet address ends in .mil. (example).
News The purpose of this type of website is to provide information about current events. The Internet address often ends with .com (example).
Organizational The purpose of this type of website is to advocate an individual's opinion or a group's point of view. The Internet address often ends with .org (example).
Personal The purpose of this type of website is to provide information about an individual. The Internet address has a variety of endings (example).

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