Types of Websites
What is the website's domain?
|.com||A business or commercial site. Many company websites end in .com ( example ).|
|.uk||Websites from other countries have a country code at the end. For example Great Britain is .uk and Canada is .ca ( example ).|
|.org||The purpose of this type of website is to advocate an individual's opinion or a group's point of view. Many organizations have websites that end in .org. ( example ).|
|.edu||A website affiliated with a higher education institution in the USA ( example ).|
|.gov||A federal government site. ( example ).|
Think of this as "decoding" the URL or internet address. The origination of the site can provide indications of the site's mission or purpose. The most common domains are: