Frequently asked questions
What are International Domain Names?An International Domain Name targets a specific country or region by utilizing a country code or region code in the Top-Level Domain (TLD). These are also known as Country Code Top-Level Domains or (ccTLDs). For example, a .mx TLD is an official domain for Mexico.
Can anyone buy an International Domain Name?It depends. Some international domains have restrictions and strict requirements. Some ccTLDs require you live within the country and some require proof of citizenship. There are a few ccTLDs that do not have any restrictions.
Are there any benefits buying an International Domain Name?
Yes, there are many benefits and advantages to registering an International Domain Name. First and foremost, a ccTLD will help with your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) efforts. A ccTLD automatically sets the geo-target for your website. Search engines try to display local or regional websites in their search results and geo-targeting helps them dis A website with a .uk.co domain name instructs the search engines that the website targets people living within the United Kingdom. An International Domain Name also boosts credibility and comfort among your website visitors. In some regions, website visitors expect to see their country’s ccTLD. For example, it is very common for websites in France to utilize a .fr domain name.
Can any domain name registrar sell International Domain Names?An International Domain Name registrar must be accredited by the registry operator for the ccTLD. GoDaddy offers most of the world’s international domain extensions allowing you to publish your website across the globe. Expand your global presence and find your perfect International Domain Name today.