What is .mx?
The .mx web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mexico.
Mexico with its estimated population of 112,336,538, ranks as the 2nd most populous country in North America.
Currently .mx is the 3rd most popular ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in North America.
The .mx extension has more than 617,165 registrations.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .mx domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .mx domain has been around since 1989.
Who can register .mx domain?
Both individuals and legal entities are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .mx extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .mx extension?
A .mx domain could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Mexico.
In Mexico the official language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .mx 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 .mx web name use only letters, numbers, or hyphen (-).
A domain name may begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Dashes cannot start or end your web name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .mx web name length should be between 3-63 characters.
The web name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Allowable registration term for .mx web name is 1 year till maximum 5 years.
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