What is .sv?
The .sv web name is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for El Salvador.
El Salvador with its estimated population of 6,183,000, ranks as the 10th most populous country in North America.
These domains with the .sv extension are very popular in El Salvador and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .sv domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .sv ccTLD (country code top-level domain) active and gaining popularity since 1994.
Who can register .sv domain?
The .sv web name can be registered by legal entities or individuals.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .sv extension?
A .sv domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in El Salvador.
In El Salvador the official language is Spanish.
Spanish is the 4th most used website language in the world.
A website with a .sv 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:
The .sv domain can contain the English characters ( ie. a-z, A-Z), the digits (0-9) and dashes (-).
A name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The web name can neither start nor end with hyphens.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .sv domain must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The web name that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Allowable registration term for .sv domain is 1 year till maximum 10 years.
Good luck for naming your new website!