Why choose a .ms domain?
Montserrat, a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, uses .ms as the island's country code top-level domain (ccTLD). It's also a popular domain extension for companies and individuals in Mississippi, as well as those with names ending with the letters 'ms.'
.ms facts, stats & history
.ms first became available for registration in 1997 and MNI Networks Ltd. is the current registry operator. While its main use should be for websites based in or connected to the island of Montserrat, it’s clear that many international brands, businesses, and individuals use the .ms country code top-level domain (ccTLD). You can use a .ms domain name from anywhere in the world.
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Is .ms right for you?
The .ms domain extension is ideal for any local business or individual based in Montserrat. It's also a great choice for businesses and individuals with the abbreviation "M.S." or with a name that ends with the letters "ms." It’s been selected as the TLD of choice for Microsoft, racing driver Michael Schumacher, politician Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Dutch multiple sclerosis website, and towns and states around the world.
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.ms can be used by anyone for any site, from a new blogger to an established politician, or a local business to a large corporation. There are no restrictions—the choice is yours.
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FAQ - Learn more about .ms domains
.ms is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the island of Montserrat, although it's also widely used outside of the British Overseas Territory.
You could use a .ms domain name for any organization, business, or individual website, such as one based in Montserrat, brand names that end with the letters "ms," or names with the abbreviation "M.S."
Globally, anyone can purchase a .ms domain name, provided the name is still available.
Yes, you can buy your branded .ms 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.