What is .gg?
The .gg domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Guernsey.
Guernsey with its estimated population of 62,431, ranks as the 46th most populous country in Europe.
These domains with the .gg extension are very popular in Guernsey and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gg domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gg domain registration in Guernsey started in 1996.
Who can register .gg domain?
Both individuals and legal entities are allowed to buy and register a domain with a .gg extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gg extension?
A .gg extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guernsey.
In Guernsey the common language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .gg 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 are the main criteria that a web name has to be:
For a .gg domain use only letters, numbers, or dashes (-).
A domain name has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot begin or end your domain name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .gg web name length should be between 3-63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .gg domain can be registered 1 to 2 years at once.
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