What is .co.uk?
The .co.uk domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for United Kingdom.
United Kingdom with its estimated population of 63,181,775, ranks as the 7th most populous country in Europe.
The .co.uk extension already the 2nd most valued ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Europe.
Today .co.uk has more than 10,346,424 registered addresses.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .co.uk domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .co.uk ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been active since 1985.
Who can register .co.uk domain?
The .co.uk extension can be registered by legal entities or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .co.uk extension?
A .co.uk extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in United Kingdom.
In United Kingdom the native Language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .co.uk 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?
When choosing the name for your domain, always remember that:
For a .co.uk web name use only letters, numbers, or dashes (-).
A domain may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The web name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
For .co.uk registered domain name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
The domain name that does not follow the above limitations will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .co.uk web name registration time: 1-10 years registration are allowable at once.
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