Why choose a .gs domain?
Seeking a unique domain for a company name or site title that ends with the letters 'gs'? the .gs country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands can help set your website apart from the rest. The islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean are incredibly remote and almost completely uninhabited — only host to scientists and wildlife. However, .gs has become quite popular among link shortening services.
.gs facts, stats & history
.gs was first introduced in 1997. The main registry operator is Atlantis North Ltd. Its intended use is for the country South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, which only has a population of 30 people as of the 2006 census. However, anyone is able to register a .gs domain name at second level. There aren't any registration restrictions, making it easy to register via Shopify.
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Is .gs right for you?
While .gs is a natural choice for locals of South Georgia and the South Sandwich islands, anyone with a "gs" at the end of their brand name can create a shorter, snappier domain using .gs.
Ideas for your .gs domain
You have the freedom to choose any niche for your .gs domain name. You could start a fishing or science-based research site, a website for your online or brick-and-mortar store, or more.
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FAQ - Learn more about .gs domains
.gs is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands.
You may want to use a .gs domain extension if you're a local scientist living in the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, if you own a link shortening website, or if you have a brand name that ends with the letters "gs."
There are no restrictions, so if the domain name is available, anyone can buy a .gs domain name through Shopify.
Yes, you can buy your branded .gs domain names through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost hundreds of dollars a year.