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.directory Domain

What is a .directory domain?

From a first glance, the .DIRECTORY domain tells internet users your purpose on the web. The .DIRECTORY domain is being enthusiastically adopted by large and small brands in all industries as the domain for their directory or sitemap. .DIRECTORY domains are credible and targeted, giving your brand an instant affiliation with information on where to go. The .DIRECTORY domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .DIRECTORY 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 for your brand's directory online is more likely to click on a link that has the .DIRECTORY keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!

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. Establish yourself as an industry leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .DIRECTORY domain, the natural choice for directories online.

How do I buy a .directory domain?

Looking to buy a .directory domain name? You've come to the right place! Donuts, the registry authorized to operate the .directory domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .directory 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 .directory 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 transfer a .directory domain?

Transferring your .directory 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 .directory 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.

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FAQs for .directory

What is the registration term allowed for .directory domain names?
The minimum term for .directory cpr144449003101 domain names is 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .directory domain name?
The domain registration time frame for cpr144449003101 .directory during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .directory domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 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 cpr144449003101 end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.directory); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.directory).
Trustee Service for .directory

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.

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Trustee service is not available for this extension

How do I host my .directory domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .directory. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.cpr144449003101
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you cpr144449003101 must update ownership according to .directory requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration cpr144449003101 during the purchase of a new domain.
Grace period for .directory domain name?
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 cpr144449003101 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.
Who is the registry that manages .directory domain names?
Donuts Inc manages the registration of domain names with the .directory Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Donuts Inc .

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.directory Domains Dispute & Policy

.directory is a top level domain (TLD) regulated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). You, as a registrant of .directory names or any other ICANN-sponsored names, are bound by the ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) and Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP). You may find information about these policies in the below provided links.

The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/policy
The Uniform Rapid Suspension Procedure and Rules, available at: newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-05mar13-en
The Transfer Dispute Resolution cpr144449003101 Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/tdrp

Some registries may have additional dispute resolutions policies and services including Sunrise Dispute Resolution Policies. Contact our customer service for additional assistance.

Domain Requirements for .directory

Are Individual .directory domain registrations allowed? Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .directory? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .directory? No
Are some .directory domain names restricted? Yes

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.

Does .directory domain have a special use? No
Other information I need to know about .directory? No
Are there any additional fees for .directory? No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .directory? No
Private Registration service available? Yes
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

How do I renew a .directory domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .directory 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.

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What are the available languages for .directory?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Thai