Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Overview

Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD)
 
A generic top-level domain (gTLD) is a top-level domain used (at least in theory) by a particular class of organization. These are three or more letters long, and are named for the type of organization that they represent (for example, .com for commercial organizations).

.ASIA

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. At least one of the domain contacts must be a legal entity in the ICANN Asia / Australia / Pacific region.

.BIZ 

1 year Minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. dedicated exclusively to the business community. The .BIZ domain can only be used for a "bona fide business or commercial use".

.COM 

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. Short for .commercial. Domain names with the .com extension are by far the most popular, and can be purchased by any individual or business.

.INFO

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. The first unrestricted top-level domain since .com, .info domains are available to the general public.

.MOBI 

1 year Minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. MOBI Web Sites must comply with registry Switch On! Guides.

.NAME 

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. Available to the general public, .name email addresses are listed as firstname@lastname.name or lastname@firstname.name, while Web sites are listed as www.firstname.lastname.name.

.NET

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. Short for .network, this domain extension was originally designed to be used by technical Web sites. However, domains using this extension can be registered by anyone.

.ORG

1 year minimum registration required & maximum allow 10 years. When you buy a .ORG, your organization is linked to a well-established brand of trust and integrity. One of the original top-level domains (TLDs), .ORG became the registry of choice for organizations dedicated to serving the public interest, and today .ORG is considered one of the most trusted domains on the internet.
 
 

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