A domain name is an alias for an IP address. Now what is an IP
address? An IP address is a numeric code that signifies where to look
through the Internet for content. An example of an IP address would be
22.226.141.25. Rather than typing in a long and easily forgotten IP
address, a domain name helps you by typing an easily remembered name
to access the same site.

For example, www.domainsatretail.com is a domain name that points to a
specific IP address. People can remember a domain name such as
www.domainsatretail.com much easier than they can a long numeric code.

Domain names are everywhere as many use it everyday. Think of search
sites. Google and Yahoo both have corresponding domain names www.google.com
and www.yahoo.com. If you have ever sent an email you have used a
domain name. For example when

http://www.dontplayplay.com/html/Int...929/31898.html