Blogs are now one of the most used media. They can be used to share any kind of information, from news to any kind of hobby specialized media, providing a very important source of information.
In the past, blogs were used mostly by individuals, but today, blogs have also been adapted by companies, because they help to get inbound traffic to the web and and to establish better communication and credibility.
.blog extension is interesting for individuals who want the perfect TLD for their blog as well as for companies who want to give more importance to their own corporate blogs.
Some .blog domains are premium names with a higher initial registration fee over a standard registration with all subsequent renewals and transfers at a standard rate. All search results will automatically reflect premium names fees.
Rates and features
|Registration||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||23,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Transfer||23,95 €||1 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Restore||80,00 €||Does not include renewal||-|
|Domain length:||4 - 63 characters|
|Transfer system:||The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year|
Extension rules .blog
.blog domain life cycle
.blog domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.
This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.
This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.
.blog domain registrations are immediate.
To complete .BLOG domain transfer, you'll need your current registrar to provide you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain.
Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars provide manual transfers allowing transfers to be completed on the same day, contact your current registrar to find out if they offer this service.
The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
Renewing your .BLOG domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .BLOG domain, visit the support center to open a support ticket. Please note, cancelling a name does not provide a refund of any registration fees.
DNS modification is immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.
We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .blog domains. Your domain can take advantage of this additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this technology can provide.
More information is available at: What is DNSSEC and how does it work
Domain owner change
Beginning December 1st, 2016, any ownership changes of .BLOG domains requires both the current and new owner to accept any changes. Once the ownership change has been completed, the domain is locked and unable to be transferred for a 60-day period.
More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en
In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.
- .BLOG don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock
Category: New domains
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