Today, Google Domain Registry announce .dev Top Level Domain. In English dev is abbreviated as Development. Therefore, Google finally develops a TLD especially for those who perform any kind of development online. So, .dev domain is a perfect fit for all those individuals who belong to the below category.
Who can register for a .dev Domain?
Any person who wants to showcase their projects and documents online for the below niche can choose this domain.
- Web Development and Design
- Game and App Development
- Web Security and Testing
- Software Engineering
When does the Registration starts for .dev domain?
Indeed, Starting today at 8:00 a.m. PT and through February 28, .dev TLD registration opens as part of early access program. However, to pre-register for this TLD you can follow any from the below list of registrars.
List of Registrars who offer .dev TLD
Presently, there are a total of 54 registrars from where you can pre-register for .dev domain. Furthermore, I make a list of these 54 registrars below.
- 1&1 IONOS
- 1API (Hexonet)
- Ascio Technologies (NetNames)
- BB Online UK
- Blacknight Internet Solutions
- CPS Datensysteme
- CSC Corporate Domains
- CSL Computer Service Langenbach (joker.com)
- Domain Research
- Entorno Digital
- Focus IP, Inc (AppDetex)
- Google Domains
- Key-Systems (DomainDiscount24)
- Ledl.net (Domaintechnik)
- NameWeb (bNamed)
- Namecamp (yay.com)
- PSI-USA, Inc.
- Realtime Register
- Soluciones Corporativas IP
- Super Registry
- Synergy Wholesale
- TLD Registrar Solutions
- Wild West Domains
What are all the other domains Google launches in Past?
Beside .dev domain other domains that are made by Google are as follows.
- .app: Especially for building an app.
- .page: Especially For Authors, Publishers, Students writing research work and Businesses.
- .how: Especially For those who write more about Informational Things or sharing Information to the World.
- .soy: To express anything
Note that .dev TLD is a secure namespace. It means that, it works only, if you install an SSL certificate on your site.
GoDaddy pre-register a .dev domain for Rs. 999. Additionally, they give an optional Standard SSL certificate for free. Although, This Standard SSL certificate will free for the first year however renews at actual price next year.
Some of the popular websites that are currently running on .dev domain are web.dev, opensource.dev etc.
This is all from us, to find more info about .dev domain you refer Google Registry .dev page.