.mobi Domain Name Registration

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.mobi Domain Name Registration

Why choose a .mobi domain?

.mobi overview

Reach your audience on the move. The .mobi domain extension is a generic top-level domain (TLD) that was originally created to distinguish mobile-optimized sites from those best viewed on a desktop. Backed by the world’s leading tech and telecommunications brands—including Google, Microsoft, Ericsson, Vodafone, and T-Mobile—a .mobi domain name indicated that your site was made to browse on-the-go.

.mobi facts, stats & history

When the .mobi domain was introduced, companies were required to use this domain to distinguish their mobile-optimized site. Parent company mTLD ensured sites met various criteria that included speed, size, and layout. Today, mTLD still offers a free tool called Ready.mobi to test a site’s mobile performance. With more than half of all web traffic coming from mobile devices, nearly every main site is now fully responsive so having a .mobi domain name is no longer mandated.

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How to register a domain with Shopify

Step 1

Check your domain availability.

Step 2

Add your shop and domain ownership details.

Step 3

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Is .mobi right for you?

.mobi benefits

It’s no longer mandated, but a .mobi domain still tells your customers that your site is designed with a mobile experience in mind.

Ideas for your .mobi domain

If your site is better experienced from a mobile device, you’re connecting with an audience that’s likely browsing from their phone, or “mobile” is part of your brand name, .mobi may be the right choice.

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FAQ - Learn more about .mobi domains

  • A .mobi domain name is a generic top-level domain (TLD) originally created to indicate that a site was optimized for mobile devices.
  • By using a .mobi domain name, you may be able to reach more mobile browsers or condense your URL if “mobile” is part of your brand name.
  • Originally, your site needed to meet certain specifications in order to register a .mobi domain, but today the extension is available to everyone.
  • Yes, you can buy your branded .mobi domain names through Shopify.
  • Shopify offers free SSL certificates for all domains registered through our platform—a service that can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.