root domain

root domain

The top-level in an organization structure. See root server and root level.
References in periodicals archive ?
Upon enabling the Origin Chip feature, users will not see the long letters, characters, hyphens and slashes in the address bar, but only the root domain of the Web site is displayed to the user.
Apparently, users welcomed this move of Google because the long set of characters, numbers and special characters following the root domain name hardly made any sense to nontechnical users.
Today, there is a clear understanding that the Internet, and in particular the critical Internet resources such as domain names, IP addresses, the root domain servers, technical standards, and multi-lingualization protocols, should be governed in partnership with national governments as well as civil society.
They are organised in subordinate levels (subdomains) of the DNS root domain, which is nameless.
Most SEO providers take short cuts and get multiple links from one root domain (website).
In Asia, spammers attempted to capitalize on the China earthquake and the Burma cyclone disasters, claiming to help in distributing funds to victims, or even going as far as hijacking a legitimate website by creating a fraudulent URL under the root domain, which attempted to misdirect donations.
Specifically, the registrar inserts your domain name into the root domain name system (DNS) servers so that the internet knows your name exists and knows how to get information about it.
Pricing for DSRAZOR for Windows varies; the product is licensed by the number of user objects per Windows Domain, DNS Root Domain, or Container Branch.