What is .cx?
The .cx domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Christmas Island.
Christmas Island with its estimated population of 2,072, ranks as the 53rd most populous country in Asia.
These domains with the .cx extension are very popular in Christmas Island and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .cx domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .cx domain registration in Christmas Island started in 1997.
Who can register .cx domain?
Any individual or company are allowed to register a .cx web name.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .cx extension?
A .cx extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Christmas Island.
In Christmas Island the national language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .cx 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 web name can have:
Characters allowed in a .cx web name: (abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789-).
A domain has to begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither begin nor end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The minimum length of a domain name under the top level domain .cx is 3 characters, the maximum length is 63 characters.
You cannot register your name if you don't follow the above restrictions.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Approved registration term for .cx web name is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
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