Registering the domain name is the first step in the development of a website. Domain name is the website name it is the address where Internet users can access your website. It is a unique internet address given to each computer to connect to a remote server/computer.
It is essential to register your domain name. It is a simple on the spot process. Registration is on a first come-first serve basis and valid worldwide. ICANN is the world authority administering the domain name system. Registration can be done online and because of the easy process, it has fallen prey to abuse with some registering domain names similar to domain names of another. This is called cybersquatting wherein domain names are being registered to fool people into believing they are accessing the original service providers.