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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).

TLD Additional Info
.ASIA Requires a Charter Eligibility Declaration (CED). Open to anyone who can meet the CED requirement. Learn More
.BIZ gTLD dedicated exclusively to the business community. The .BIZ domain can only be used for a "bona fide business or commercial use".

.COM 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 The first unrestricted top-level domain since .com, .info domains are available to the general public.

.MOBI .Mobi is the only TLD dedicated to the unique needs of mobile web users. Visitors can trust that a website is compatible with their mobile device if it ends in .mobi.

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.NAME 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. Learn More

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.NET 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 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. Learn More


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