What is .im?
The .im domain is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Isle of Man.
Isle of Man with its estimated population of 84,497, ranks as the 44th most populous country in Europe.
These domains with the .im extension are very popular in Isle of Man and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .im domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .im domain has been around since 1996.
Who can register .im domain?
Any individual or organisation are allowed to register a .im extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .im extension?
A .im extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Isle of Man.
In Isle of Man the major language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .im 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:
A .im domain name can have alphabets, numbers and hyphen (-) or any of these combinations.
A name may begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The name cannot begin or end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two hyphens in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
Maximum length of a web name can’t be more than 64 characters long and can’t be less than 3 characters (including extensions like .im).
The domain that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .im web name registration interval: 1-10 years registration are authorized at a time.
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