What is .do?
The .do domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Dominican Republic.
Dominican Republic with its estimated population of 9,445,281, ranks as the 8th most populous country in North America.
These days .do is the 5th most likeable ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America.
Today .do has more than 25,600 registered addresses.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .do domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .do domain has been around since 1991.
Who can register .do domain?
Any individual or company are allowed to register a .do domain.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .do extension?
A .do domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Dominican Republic.
In Dominican Republic the first language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .do 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 a web name always remember the following restrictions:
The .do web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and hyphen "-".
A domain has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain name cannot start or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
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 .do).
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain name doesn’t follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .do domain can be registered 2 to 10 years at one time.
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