How do I start a .eco website?

Once you have registered your .eco domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.

A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.

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What is a .eco domain?

All businesses know the value of having a good reputation. It almost doesnメt matter at all what your business actually does, what matters is what the court of public opinion thinks you do. Many companies nowadays take steps to make sure the public sees them in a positive light. One of the best ways to ensure that people trust you is to develop a reputation for being environmentally friendly and ecologically conscious.

For companies looking to do just that, a .ECO domain name is a great way to show your dedication to the cause. The .ECO domain name extension provides a chance to get a great sounding, memorable domain name that shines a bright light on all of your ecological efforts. The power of .ECO makes it easier than ever to show the world that you care about our planet and preserving a bright tomorrow for future generations to enjoy.

How do I buy a .eco domain?

To purchase your .eco 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.

Big Room, the registry authorized to operate the .eco domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .eco 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 .eco 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 .eco domain?

Transferring your .eco 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 .eco 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 @ 73.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .eco

.eco domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .eco during general availability is Instant.
.eco 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 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
DNSSEC is not available for .eco domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
Trustee Service is not available for .eco extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .eco domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like Web Hosting using Plesk.
No. At present the .eco domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
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.

Big Room Inc. manages the registration of domain names with the .eco Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: Big Room Inc..

Domain Requirements for .eco

.ECO supports and implements transparency and accountability best practice by requiring .eco Registrants to abide by the following commitments:

  • maintaining an accurate Eco Profile by updating or reviewing that Eco Profile at least annually;
  • linking their .eco website to their Eco Profile (if the two are separate);
  • providing accurate contact information to the Registry; and
  • submitting to verification of their Eco Profile if requested by the Registry.

All .eco domain names will be registered on server hold status pending compliance with the minimum requirements to activate a .eco domain, specifically: (1) pledging in Your Eco Profile to support positive change for the planet and to be honest when sharing environmental actions; and (2) affirming in Your Eco Profile of Your eligibility under the established Registry Policies (Ver. 1.2). You will receive an email from the .ECO registry to complete these requirements after registration is successful.

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 .eco 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 @ 83.99 USD / yr

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