Google Domain Registry Announce .dev Top Level Domain

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&1 IONOS
  2. 101Domain
  3. 1API (Hexonet)
  4. Ascio Technologies (NetNames)
  5. BB Online UK
  6. Blacknight Internet Solutions
  7. Brandsight
  8. CPS Datensysteme
  9. CSC Corporate Domains
  10. CSL Computer Service Langenbach (joker.com)
  11. ComLaude
  12. Corehub
  13. Directnic
  14. Domain Research
  15. Domainname
  16. Domeneshop
  17. Dynadot
  18. EnCirca
  19. Entorno Digital
  20. EuroDNS
  21. Focus IP, Inc (AppDetex)
  22. Gandi
  23. Google Domains
  24. GoDaddy
  25. Http.net
  26. INWX
  27. Key-Systems (DomainDiscount24)
  28. Ledl.net (Domaintechnik)
  29. Lexsynergy
  30. Marcaria.com
  31. MarkMonitor
  32. Name.com
  33. NameWeb (bNamed)
  34. Namecamp (yay.com)
  35. Namecheap
  36. Nameshield
  37. Net-Chinese
  38. Netim
  39. Openprovider
  40. PSI-USA, Inc.
  41. Porkbun
  42. Realtime Register
  43. SafeBrands
  44. Secura
  45. Soluciones Corporativas IP
  46. Super Registry
  47. Synergy Wholesale
  48. TLD Registrar Solutions
  49. Tucows
  50. Uniregistrar
  51. United-domains
  52. Variomedia
  53. Webnames.ca
  54. 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.

  1. .app: Especially for building an app.
  2. .page: Especially For Authors, Publishers, Students writing research work and Businesses.
  3. .how: Especially For those who write more about Informational Things or sharing Information to the World.
  4. .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.

Read also: How to Find out your exposed online password?

Sanjay likes to Write about Everything Tech.

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