What is .ma?
The .ma domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Morocco.
Morocco with its estimated population of 32,801,000, ranks as the 12th most populous country in Africa.
These domains with the .ma extension are very popular in Morocco and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .ma domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ma has been introduced in 1993 and gaining popularity since then.
Who can register .ma domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .ma extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .ma extension?
A .ma extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Morocco.
In Morocco the native Language is Arabic.
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 .ma 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 criterias:
The .ma web name can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and hyphen (-).
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name can neither start nor end with hyphens.
A .ma domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.ma).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .ma domain length may vary, from 3 to 63 types.
Your registration will not be accepted if your domain doesn’t follow the above criterias.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .ma web name registration interval: 2-10 years registration are approved at a time.
The last step is to find the perfect domain name for your website!