The gTLD (Top Level Domain) domain refers to the top-level domain of an Internet web address. gTLD domains are managed by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
gTLD domain types
Among the gTLD domains we find:
- Generic, such as ‘.com’, ‘.net’, ‘.org’, or ‘.info’.
- Restricted generics: this group includes: ‘.biz’, ‘.name’ and ‘.pro’.
- Sponsored: its use is restricted, as it is intended for a specific use. For example, the domain ‘.cat’, created for Catalan culture and language.
In addition, there are other domains such as ‘.edu’, which is used for education, ‘.gob’, for governments, or ‘.mil’, for the military.