You can begin to analyze a Website by looking at the URL.
Take the following address: https://nhpbs.org/kn
The first part of an address identifies the type of site you are accessing.
- http – Website
- gopher – gopher site
- FTP – a FTP site
- Telnet –Telnet site
- news – a newsgroup
The next part of the address identifies the domain name, in this case it is nhptv
, the domain name for New Hampshire PBS. The org
is the domain extension. The domain extension identifies the type of organization providing the information or the country of origin.