What is .gp?
The .gp domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Guadeloupe.
Guadeloupe with its estimated population of 403,355, ranks as the 17th most populous country in North America.
These domains with the .gp extension are very popular in Guadeloupe and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gp domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gp domain has been around since 1996.
Who can register .gp domain?
Any individual or legal entity are allowed to register a .gp domain name.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gp extension?
A .gp domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Guadeloupe.
In Guadeloupe the native Language is French.
French is the 5th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .gp 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:
In a .gp domain you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these.
A web name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The web name can neither begin nor end with dashes.
A .gp name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gp).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .gp domain length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
The domain that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .gp domain registration interval: 1-10 years registration are permitted at once.
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