What is TLD?
TLD, stands for Top Level Domain is the last segment of a domain name, located after the last dot, one of the domains at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System of the Internet.
What is TLD Example?
A top-level domain is the last segment of your domain name, the element located after the last dot, for example, in the domain name morningdough.com the TLD is COM.
What are the TLD Types?
TLDs are generally grouped into 3 different types or categories:
gTLD (Generic Top-Level Domains): this is the most common TLD that includes general-purpose extensions such as the .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO and many others.
ccTLD (Country-Code Top-Level Domains): Includes all the extensions used or reserved for a country, sovereign state or dependent territory identified with a specific country code such as .US, .CA, .UK, .DE, .FR and .IT.
newGTLD (New Generic Top-Level Domains): Includes all the domain names that have been created after ICANN/IANA decided to open the application of new TLDs to the market such as .SHOP, .EMAIL, .BUSINESS, .EMAIL and .MOBILE.