.so Domain Name Registration
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Why choose a .so domain?
Have you considered a Somalian domain name? As the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Somalia, you may assume this domain name is only relevant for businesses established in its namesake country. But there are plenty of others who can benefit from this domain extension. For businesses with names that end in “so,” this domain name can also be a clever way to condense your URL and catch your audience’s eye.
.so facts, stats & history
.so was first introduced in 1997, however it wasn't until 2013 that it officially became the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Somalia. In 2015, .so registry was transferred to SONIC and in 2018, Somalia's newly established telecom regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA) took control of the domain name.
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Is .so right for you?
Any business or organization operating in Somalia can use .so to solidify their presence in the Horn of Africa. There are also plenty of domain hack opportunities with .so, like coffee shops and businesses that sell espresso.
Ideas for your .so domain
This ccTLD isn’t limited to brands based in Somalia. Maybe you’re a multinational firm opening a Somalian office or an East African restaurant wanting to emphasize your cultural pride.
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FAQ - Learn more about .so domains
.so is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Somalia. Today, this domain extension is used by all kinds of organizations—from business operating directly within Somalia to organizations whose brand name ends with “so” as a creative domain hack.
A .so domain extension is a great choice for those looking to reach local Somalian audiences. Whether you’re running an online business or a brick and mortar store, a .so domain name can give you greater visibility among Somali consumers.
.so domain names were originally intended for businesses, organizations, and individuals based in Somalia. However today, anyone can buy a .so domain name.
Yes, you can buy your branded .so domain names through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars yearly.