Before you make a domain name registration, it is advisable that you check if the desired domain name is available. Nowadays the Internet offers the service called Domain Name Search, which will momentarily make a database check if the domain name is available. The option gives you an opportunity check all available or deleted domain names which have already expired.
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For example if you have decided to register one of the preferred ccTLDs like the .UK, you can check the availability by using the option called .UK Domain Name Search. In most cases when you use the .UK Domain Name Search, you will notice straight away, that besides all the available for registration .UK domain names, you will also be shown other results for other domain extensions like the .biz, .com, .net, .de, .us, .me, .cc, .jp and so on. If by any chance you find out that the .UK domain name that you wanted has already been registered, you could try any of the aforementioned alternatives.