What is the meaning of the .store domain?

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The basic answer would be that a .store domain is a new generic top-level domain (gTLD) specifically designed for businesses and individuals searching for an online storefront to sell their products or services online. But there is so much more to it; No matter if you're operating an e-commerce-only business or managing brick-and-mortar stores in addition to your online shop, a dot store web address is easy to remember and even easier to recognize. As a result, potential customers know exactly what to expect before entering your website and starting to shop. That doesn't just save time and increase trust in your business; it also helps you stand out in the crowded world of online retail and sets you apart from your competition using a non-descriptive domain extension.

Should I register .com or .store for my business?

The .com domain extension still dominates the domain industry, which doesn't only come with advantages. Besides being easily recognizable and memorable, the chances that your desired .store domain name is still available are much higher. The .store domain is specifically targeted at businesses that sell products online, while .com can generally be used for any website or online business. With a .store domain, businesses can create a unique and recognizable web address that clearly communicates their focus on online sales. While both .com and .store domains provide an online playground to establish an online presence, overall, the .store domain is a more targeted and highly specific option for any business focusing on e-commerce and wanting to be a successful brand.

When you're still in doubt, and both domain name options are available, it's undoubtedly worth the investment.

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Frequently asked questions about .store.

How do I buy a .store domain?
To purchase your 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 .store generic domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
Who can register a .store domain name?
The .store domain is an unrestricted domain extension, meaning regardless of location or industry, anyone can register a domain name regardless of location or industry.
How long does it take to register a .store domain?
Registering a .store domain name is a straightforward process and doesn't take much longer than a few minutes. Contact us directly with any questions or concerns about your .store domain name.
Are there any successful .store websites?
Yes, the .store domain extension has become increasingly popular among e-commerce businesses or online retailers, and many .store names turned into very successful websites.
Is the .store domain used for domain hacks?
Yes, there are lots of different ways how you can use a .store domain name to create a fun address for your website. Think about something people use in their daily lives and just put two and two together like drift.store or halloween.store.

Technical information for .store.

  • TLD .store
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration 52.49 USD
  • Renewal 65.99 USD
  • Transfer 52.49 USD / Transfer in your .store
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Private Registration Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Languages Supported Arabic,  Belarusian,  Bengali,  Bulgarian,  Chinese,  Croatian,  Danish,  Dutch,  Faroese,  Finnish,  French,  Georgian,  German,  Greek,  Gujarati,  Hebrew,  Hindi,  Hungarian,  Icelandic,  Italian,  Japanese,  Korean,  Latin,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Macedonian,  Norwegian,  Persian,  Polish,  Portuguese,  Russian,  Serbian,  Spanish,  Swedish,  Tamil,  Telugu,  Thai,  Ukrainian, 
    .store 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.
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Registry Radix
  • Information updated 2024-06-05

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Why manage your .store domain with 101domain?

101domain is an international domain registration service with the largest selection of global domain names across a variety of subjects. A .store domain is just one of the many TLDs we can find, register, and manage for you and your business.