Brand New Domain Extensions
Since the advent of the internet, people have been registering domain names and subsequently domain extensions. The most popular domain extension to date has been .com with a wide number of people registering their domain extension as .com.
But with the immense popularity of .com, the different domain names one could register with it started to run out. Hence, more and more domain extensions have been rolled out ever since. There have been many domain extensions such as .net, .company or .global which have been introduced in an effort to reduce the number of people using .com since a lot of domain names on .com have already been taken.
Every month the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN for short) allows only two or three Top-Level Domains to be released. These are the new domain extensions which can be used once released.
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The upcoming Top-Level Domains to be released are .shop, .shopping or .games. One of the things you can do is pre-register your name for these upcoming Top-Level Domains so that you can have them as soon as they are authorized and released by the ICANN. This will save you a lot of time since you will not have to wait once they are released but will already have the name for yourself.
You can subscribe to different websites which sell domain names to be in the loop regarding when a new domain extension is released so you can get it on a first come first serve basis. You will know about all the latest developments regarding the Top-Level Domains which are being released. This will help you a lot since you will be one of the first few people to know about what Top-Level Domains are now available thus you can register your website’s domain name through it immediately. Giving you in a sense a first access pass to the new Top-Level Domains.
With the amount of websites being deployed every day, the ICANN realizes that there have to be more extensions since people cannot register the domain names they want on the domain extension which is causing a lot of problem. Hence new Top-Level Domains are supposed to counter this very problem as well.
Exploring the ever increasing list of Top-Level Domains is a good idea if you are thinking of setting up a website since there is something for everyone in there!
— dot stories (@dot_stories) 16 de mayo de 2017