What is .in?
The .in domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for India.
India with its estimated population of 1,210,193,422, ranks as the 2nd most populous country in Asia.
These domains with the .in extension are very popular in India and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .in domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .in has been introduced in 1989 and gaining popularity since then.
Who can register .in domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain with a .in extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .in extension?
A .in domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in India.
In India the national language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .in 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:
For a .in domain use only letters, numbers, or dashes "-".
A web name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot start or end your domain.
A .in web name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.in).
You can't use symbols (such as ' + . , | ! " £ $ % & / ( ) = ? ^ * ç ° § ; : _ > ] [ @ ), or spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í).
For .in registered web name the character limit is between 3 and 63 types.
The web name that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .in domain registration time: 1-10 years registration are permitted at one time.
The last step is to find the perfect domain name for your website!