About .COM

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When it comes to domain extensions, .com reigns as the undisputed leader. It is the most recognized and widely used top-level domain (TLD) around the world. The .com domain extension has become synonymous with the internet itself, representing legitimacy, professionalism, and trustworthiness. With a long-standing history, .com domains are associated with businesses and individuals alike, making it the go-to choice for just about anything. You can’t go wrong when you choose .com.

Why register a .COM domain?

Unparalleled Memorability. .com domains are short, catchy, and memorable which means you can build your business on the world’s favorite.

Instant Credibility. Since .com is the most popular and recognizable domain extension on the internet, it’s a great choice to instantly build credibility and trust with your audience.

Domain Portfolio Stability. With the digital landscape rapidly evolving, investing in your online presence gives you a huge advantage over the competition. .com domains are highly valuable in the aftermarket, and can bring in massive real-world sales - like cars.com, which sold for $872 million. Learn more about domain portfolio management.

Registry Lock available for .com domain DNSSEC is available for .com domain Private Registration is available for .com domain

Frequently asked questions about .com.

How do I buy a .com domain?
To purchase your domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for up to 10 year(s).
Is .com still the best domain?
In many cases, it is good to have a .com domain because it is the most widely recognizable domain online. The only potential downside is .com’s popularity, which means that the specific name you want might already be owned by someone else.
Can anyone buy a .com domain?
Yes, anyone can buy a .com domain, as long as the desired domain name is available for registration. The .com domain is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) that is open for registration to individuals, businesses, organizations, and entities worldwide, regardless of location or nationality.
What if the name I want is already taken?
If the .com domain is already registered by someone else, you have a couple options. First, you could register the name with another domain extension. Alternatively, we can help you acquire the .com domain name with our Domain Acquisition Service.

Technical information for .com.

  • TLD .com
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration 13.99 USD
  • Renewal 18.49 USD
  • Transfer 12.99 USD / Transfer in your .com
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Private Registration Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Registry Lock Available
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Languages Supported Albanian,  Arabic,  Belarusian,  Bulgarian,  Catalan,  Chinese Simplified,  Chinese Traditional,  Croatian,  Cyrillic,  Czech,  Danish,  Dutch,  English,  Estonian,  Faroese,  Finnish,  French,  German,  Greek,  Hebrew,  Hindi,  Hungarian,  Icelandic,  Irish,  Italian,  Japanese,  Korean,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Luxembourgish,  Macedonian,  Maltese,  Moldavian,  Norwegian,  Persian,  Polish,  Portuguese,  Romanian,  Russian,  Serbian,  Slovak,  Slovenian,  Spanish,  Swedish,  Thai,  Turkish,  Ukrainian, 
    .com domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Registry Verisign
  • Information updated 2024-06-15

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