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What is a .family domain?

From a first glance, the .FAMILY domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. There are 3.9 million mom bloggers in the U.S. and 2.3 million targetable audience through social media. The .FAMILY domain is being enthusiastically adopted by family, group, organization, or business that wants to connect with an online community. .FAMILY domains are credible and targeted, giving your brand an instant affiliation with sharing information, photographs, stories and ideas that are relatable to families across the globe. The .FAMILY domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .FAMILY domain name is short, professional and memorable. 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 .FAMILY domain, the most supportive domain on the market.

How do I buy a .family domain?

Looking to buy a .family domain name? You've come to the right place! Rightside, the registry authorized to operate the .family domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .family 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 .family 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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101domain is .family Accredited

How do I transfer a .family domain?

Transferring your .family 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 .family 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 @ 22.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .family

.family domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .family during general availability is 24 Hours.
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- -cd.family); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.family).
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.
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .family. 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 .family 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.

Rightside Registry manages the registration of domain names with the .family Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: Rightside Registry.

Domain Requirements for .family

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 .family domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .family 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 @ 26.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .family?

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
  • Cyrillic
  • Devanagari
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Japenese
  • Spanish
  • Tamil
  • Thai
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