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What is a .blog domain?

From a first glance, the .BLOG domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. 6.7 million people blog on blogging sites, 12 million people blog via social media networks and brands who utilize blogs in their marketing strategy get 67% more views and leads than brands who don't. The .BLOG domain is being enthusiastically adopted by large and small blogs, companies in all industries and bloggers in all fields. .BLOG domains are versatile and attention-grabbing, positioning your brand as a thought leader in your industry. The .BLOG domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .BLOG domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching online to learn more about a topic is more likely to click on a link that has the .BLOG keyword in the domain name which brings more eyes to your blog and website.

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a taste of your brand before they even visit your website. Join the blogging revolution. Create, share and own your passions, expand your influence, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .BLOG domain, the namespace dedicated to blogging.

How do I buy a .blog domain?

Looking to buy a .blog domain name? You've come to the right place! Knock Knock WHOIS There, LLC, the registry authorized to operate the .blog domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .blog domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .blog registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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How do I transfer a .blog domain?

Transferring your .blog domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .blog domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 24.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .blog

.blog domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .blog during general availability is Instant.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 4 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension. offers hosting and email service for .blog. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .blog requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.

Knock Knock WHOIS There, LLC manages the registration of domain names with the .blog Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: Knock Knock WHOIS There, LLC.

Domain Requirements for .blog

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

How do I renew a .blog domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .blog domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 31.49 USD / yr

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