.wales Domain Name Registration

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.wales Domain Name Registration

Why choose a .wales domain?

.wales overview

Stand out and share your Celtic pride with a branded .wales domain name. When you use a .wales domain name, you're telling your audience that you’re based in this unique UK region and that Wales’ distinct landscape, history, and culture are part of your company’s lineage. Register your .wales domain name today, and foster an immediate connection with your Welsh audience.

.wales facts, stats & history

.wales is one of two geographic top-level domains (GeoTLD) for Wales. This extension was made available to the public in 2014, and is regulated by Nominet, who also manages all .uk top-level and second-level domains. Trusted and recognized by Welsh consumers, a .wales domain name is perfect for anyone who’s doing business in Wales and wants to say so loud and clear.

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Is .wales right for you?

.wales benefits

If your company is based in Wales, and so are most of your customers, a .wales domain name could be a perfect fit. Not only does it share your Welsh pride but it lets shoppers know they’ll be charged in their local currency, the pound sterling.

Ideas for your .wales domain

From neighbourhood pubs to big legal firms, this TLD is a natural choice to let your audience know you’re Welsh. It doesn’t matter what type of business you’re running, a .wales domain name will give you unbeatable local recognition.

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FAQ - Learn more about .wales domains

  • .wales is one of two geographic top-level domains for Wales (the other is .cymru). It’s a great choice for Welsh businesses that want to make their local connections clear.
  • A .wales domain extension tells your audience that you’re proudly Welsh. It’s a great way to share your Welsh pride and build trust with local consumers before they even visit your site.
  • Unlike other domains managed by Nominet, you don’t need to provide a Welsh proof of residence to register a .wales domain. So even if you aren't physically based in the country of Wales but still want to target Welsh audiences, you can register a .wales domain name.
  • Yes, you can buy a branded .wales domain name through Shopify.
  • Shopify offers free SSL certificates for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.