What is .pf?
The .pf domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for French Polynesia.
French Polynesia with its estimated population of 268,270, ranks as the 7th most populous country in Oceania.
These domains with the .pf extension are very popular in French Polynesia and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .pf domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .pf ccTLD (country code top-level domain) has been around since 1996.
Who can register .pf domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a web name with a .pf extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .pf extension?
A .pf domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in French Polynesia.
In French Polynesia the first language is French.
French is the 5th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .pf 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?
The following are the main criteria that a domain has to be:
In a .pf domain name you can use English letters (a-z), numbers (i.e.0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these.
A domain has to begin with a digit and end with a digit.
The domain can neither start nor end with hyphens.
A .pf name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.pf).
Spaces and special characters and stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are never permitted.
The .pf web name must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
You cannot register your name if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .pf web name registration period: 1-10 years registration are permitted at a time.
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