What is .bb?
The .bb web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Barbados.
Barbados with its estimated population of 274,200, ranks as the 21st most populous country in North America.
These domains with the .bb extension are very popular in Barbados and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .bb domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .bb has been introduced in 1991 and gaining popularity since then.
Who can register .bb domain?
The .bb extension can be registered by legal entities and individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .bb extension?
A .bb domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Barbados.
In Barbados the national language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .bb extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues.
Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?
The following characteristics that a domain name can have:
A .bb web name can have alphabets, numbers and hyphen (-) or any of these combinations.
A domain name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot start or end your name.
A .bb domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.bb).
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
Maximum length of a web name can’t be more than 63 characters long and can’t be less than 3 characters (including extensions like .bb).
The name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .bb web name can be registered 1 to 2 years at a time.
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