What is .coop?
The .coop web name is a gTLD (generic top-level domain) and the Internet code for Co-operative.
The .coop domain has been around since 2001.
Who can register .coop domain?
Only companies are allowed to buy and register their domain with a .coop extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .coop extension?
At .coop gTLD (generic top-level domain) the primary used language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
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 .coop domain name are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A web name has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
The domain name cannot start or end with hyphens.
A .coop name can not contain dashes in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.coop).
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
Maximum length of a web name can’t be more than 63 characters long and can’t be less than 2 characters (including extensions like .coop).
You cannot register your domain name if you don't follow the above limitations.
Domain name registration term allowance:
The .coop web name can be registered 1 to 10 years at once.
It’s only left to name your website!