Why Choose a .NET Domain?

As one of the oldest top-level domains (TLDs) in existence, .net is memorable and instantly recognizable. It’s the second most popular TLD after .com, making it an ideal choice for your very own piece of the internet, whether that’s for launching a new business or taking your passion project to the next level.

Is .NET Domain Registration Right for Me?

Originally intended for networks or internet service providers, now anyone can buy a .net domain, making it popular with both companies and individuals. A .net domain is a perfect place to start building a trusted web presence for your tech-savvy business or community-based organization.

Cast Your .NET Wide

Did you miss out on your first TLD choice? If your .com was taken, a .net domain is a trustworthy alternative. Already own a .com? Buy a .net to use in conjunction with your pre-existing domain and boost your web presence.

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Personal ‘Whois’ data kept safe with Domain Privacy – FREE for life


Safety and support for your .net

Real DNS Power

Real DNS Power

Namecheap’s network of DNS servers covers Europe and the US to deliver 99.99% uptime – keeping your site running smoothly. Other DNS features include URL and email forwarding to keep your business moving forward too. Plus, we help keep your web traffic safe with DNSSEC as standard on all eligible domains.

Domain privacy protection

Domain privacy protection

For increased privacy, a domain privacy service will mask your personal domain data from the publicly accessible Whois database. This also reduces spam and protects you against identity theft. Best of all, it’s included FREE for life with every eligible Namecheap domain you register.

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Perfect partners for your .net

Shared Hosting
Shared Hosting

Starting at $1.58/month

Add Shared Hosting so you can publish your site quickly and easily. Comes with free Website Builder and your choice of content management system, such as WordPress. See web hosting plans →

SSL Protection
SSL Protection

Starting at $7.88/year

Choose from top SSL certificates to secure your site data – from personal blogs to global e-commerce. Right now you can get a Comodo PositiveSSL certificate at an exclusive price for your first year of any new registration. View all SSLs →

Premium DNS
Premium DNS

Just $4.88/year

Protect your business from DNS DDoS attacks and data leaks without slowing your site down. Our PremiumDNS gives you speed, security, and a 100% uptime guarantee. Shop our DNS services →

Private Email
Private Email

Free trial

Get fast, intuitive business or personal email that’s synced to your new domain name. All your contacts and calendars in one private, secure platform. Try any Private Email plan, free for two months. View our Private Email plans →

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the difference between .com and .net domains?

    History lesson! Both .com and .net were introduced as long ago as 1985 and are among the original top-level domains.

    Originally .com was intended for ‘commercial’ organizations and .net was set aside for ‘networking’ technologies, but both are now available to anyone.

    As .com is the most popular domain, you may find your dream .com has already been snapped up or is too expensive. Fear not! A .net domain is a trusted and recognizable alternative.

  • For how many years can I buy .net domains?

    You can register a .net domain from 1-10 years. Get a great price on a .net domain when you buy a multi-year registration today.

  • Can I hide my contact details for a .net domain, so that they are not shown in the public Whois database?

    Yes, you can obtain domain privacy for .net, which means your information will be safe from any malicious actors.

  • How can I renew my .net domain registration?

    All you need to do to renew your .net domain is take the following 4 steps.

  • What happens to my .net domain if I accidentally let it expire?

    Sometimes you can allow your domain to expire by accident. When this happens, you won’t be able to make changes to the domain and your mail and website service will stop working. After the date of expiration, there is a period of 30 days at Namecheap in which you are still able to renew your domain at the regular rate.

  • What should I do with my SSL offer?

    Activating the offer is simple. When you purchase your .net domain, at the checkout you will see the option to add to your cart a PositiveSSL Certificate for an exclusive price. This will only apply to the first year of your registration.

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