Know Your Website Domain Extensions
A domain extension is a two- or three-character code indicating the country or category assigned to a website.
In www.wingate.edu the domain extension is .edu indicating that the website is for an educational institution.
Other domain extensions include:
The domain extension can be an indicator of a site's credibility, but not always. Use the tips in the "Evaluating Websites" box before using the information from any site for an assignment.
Hint: To make a Google search more effective, use the Advanced Search option to limit your search results to a particular domain extension.
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