What is .tk?
The .tk web name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Tokelau.
Tokelau with its estimated population of 1,411, ranks as the 25th most populous country in Oceania.
Currently .tk is the 1st most favored ccTLD (country code top-level domain) used in Oceania.
There are more than 15,100,000 such addresses.
This means that people like and trust this domain name.
You can register your own .tk domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .tk ccTLD (country code top-level domain) registration started in 1997.
Who can register .tk domain?
Both individuals and companies are allowed to buy and register a domain name with a .tk extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .tk extension?
A .tk domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Tokelau.
In Tokelau the primary used language is Tokelauan.
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 .tk 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 web name has to be:
The only valid characters for a .tk web name are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A web name may start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The name can neither start nor end with hyphens.
A .tk name can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.tk).
It can’t contain stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters or space.
The .tk domain must have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The name that does not follow the above restrictions will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .tk domain name registration term: 1-10 years registration are allowable at one time.
Good luck for naming your new website!