What Is A Registrar
What is a Registrar? - Basic
A company that sells domain names.
What is a Registrar? - Detailed
A domain name registrar is the organization or
company responsible for providing domain name registration services to
the public. A registrar registers,
manages, and keeps track of domain names.
Domain name registrars are authorized by ICANN to register domain names within a specific ccTLD (country code Top Level Domain name extension).
A registrar must also be authorized by the
registry of a Top Level Domain to act as an agent of the registry to
process domain name registrations. The registrar is also responsible
for creating and maintaining a WHOIS database for its customers.