How do I start a .krd website?

Once you have registered your .krd 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 .krd domain?

When searching online, Kurdish internet users expect to see website addresses with .KRD domain names. Whether you are a Kurdish local, a small business owner, a receptionist, an oil worker, or just someone who appreciates poetry and carpet weaving, a .KRD domain name is for you! With a .KRD domain name you will rank higher in local search results and in the hearts of the locals.

Show your connection to the Kurdish culture and commitment to providing the best internet experience in Kurdistan with .KRD domain. A .KRD domain name is short, professional and memorable helping your website stand out in a sea of content online. Although Kurdistan's state ship was denied the Kurdish people are united and officially recognized in Iran. Kurdistan has gender equality and are known for their fair treatment of women with women representation in the Kurdistan Regional Government congress and women fighting in the armed forces.

Protecting your brand is as important as growing it. Registering your brand name in Kurdistan is one of the best preventative measures you can take to secure your trademark and combat copyright infringement. Your domain name is your brand and your brand is you! Register your perfect .KRD domain name before someone else does.

How do I buy a .krd domain?

To purchase your .krd 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 1 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.

KRG Department of Information Technology, the registry authorized to operate the .krd domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .krd 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 .krd 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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KRG Department of Information Technology is placing .krd on a Domain Reserved List. Names previously reserved or unavailable are being released now. LEARN MORE

How do I transfer a .krd domain?

Transferring your .krd 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 .krd 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.

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FAQs for .krd

.krd domain names are available for 1 year(s).
The domain registration time frame for .krd during general availability is 24 Hours.
.krd Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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.krd); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.krd).
DNSSEC is available for .krd domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .krd 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 .krd extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .krd 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 .krd 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.

KRG Department of Information Technology manages the registration of domain names with the .krd Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: KRG Department of Information Technology.

Domain Requirements for .krd

An applicant must warrant and agree that the domain name will be used to support the mission and purpose of the .KRD TLD which includes but is not limited to, the promotion and development of the Kurdistan Region as it relates to: people, language, culture, history or economy.

See the full Registration Policy for more information.

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 .krd 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.

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