New TLD FAQs

New domain extensions such as .online, .music, .inc and even .pizza for the first time.

1. What are new TLDs?

TLD stands for "top-level domain." TLDs are part of the internet's domain name system (DNS). We often refer to TLDs as domains or extensions. Some of the most common and easily recognized extensions are .com, .net, .biz and .org.

In 2014 and the few years following, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) will release over 1400 new extensions, covering new areas such as technology, industry, geographic locations and hobbies. The web will look very different as a result, and businesses will have the opportunity to enjoy better visibility, higher traffic and more effective branding.

2. What is TLD Explorer?

Our TLD Explorer is more than just a checklist – it allows you to easily watch and manage hundreds of new TLDs and domain names. With this friendly, state-of-the-art tool, you can:

  • Watch a TLD of interest to you

  • Watch a specific domain name within a TLD of interest, even after that TLD is available for registration

  • Pre-order a domain name

  • Register a domain name in General Availability

  • Browse hundreds of TLDs and customize the view

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