What is a .com domain?
The .com domain name extension is the most popular choice for websites of all kinds, providing unparalleled recognizability and reliability with an easy to remember domain name.
How do I buy a .com domain?
To purchase your .com 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). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
Verisign, the registry authorized to operate the .com domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .com domains.
- 101domain is .com Accredited
- You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
- 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .com registration process.
- Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
How do I start a .com Website?
Every website needs a host.
Hosting is what allows you to share your idea online. We offer fast, reliable plans for every need.
Collaborate with Google Workspace.
Google Workspace gives you access to all of your favorites—Google Docs, Drive, Calendar, Gmail and more.
Show visitors your .com domain is trustworthy & secure.
A Sectigo SSL certificate encrypts your website data, removes "Not Secure" warnings, and dispays a secure padlock in web browsers.
Speed up & protect your website with Cloudflare.
Secure Web Accelerator powered by Cloudflare increases site speed and performance, blocking cyber attacks before they can even reach your site.
How do I transfer a .com domain?
Transferring your .com domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.
Every .com 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. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.
Starting @ 10.49 USD / yrTransfer Now
FAQs for .com
.com domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .com during general availability is Instant.
.com Domain Names must:
- have minimum of 2 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- -cd.com); and
- not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.com).
DNSSEC is available for .com domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .com domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .com extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .com domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like 101domain.com's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like 101domain.com Web Hosting using Plesk.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .com 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.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .com Top Level Domain is Verisign. You may visit them at https://www.verisign.com/en_US/domain-names/index.xhtml.
Domain Requirements for .com
Violating rights of third parties, illegal activities including viruses and hacking tools, obscene and abusive materials, and any names contrary to the government of the United States. For complete restrictions, see FAQs.
How do I renew a .com domain?
Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.
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 Auto-Renew enabled.
Starting @ 16.99 USD / yrRenew Now
Yes, the .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.
- Chinese Simplified
- Chinese Traditional
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