What is .gs?
The .gs domain name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands with its estimated population of 30, ranks as the 3rd most populous country in Antarctica.
These domains with the .gs extension are very popular in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .gs domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .gs domain has been around since 1997.
Who can register .gs domain?
The .gs domain name can be registered by any organisation or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .gs extension?
A .gs domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
In South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands the major language is English .
The 6 most popular languages used for websites is english, german, russian, spanish, french and chinese, but you can use any other languages as well.
A website with a .gs 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 limitations:
A .gs domain can have alphabets, numbers and hyphen (-) or any of these combinations.
A name may start with a digit and end with a digit.
Hyphens cannot begin or end your web name.
A .gs domain can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.gs).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .gs web name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
You cannot register your domain if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Allowable registration duration for .gs domain is 1 year till maximum 5 years.
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