Why choose a .live domain?
Need a domain name that brings everything to life? Consider a .live generic top-level domain (TLD) for running your experiential, in-person, and live events. .live can be used by any website with live news, events, or performances, though you aren't restricted by that. A .live domain name can help signal to audiences that the experience is live, whether you're hosting soccer tournaments, sports matches, concerts, live news, or theatrical performances.
.live facts, stats & history
.live is managed by the registry operator Donuts. It has been popularized by live events and websites, and boasts more than 533,000 registrations. Historically, both Microsoft and Google had applied to be the registry operator but withdrew their application, leaving Donuts as the only applicant in the private auction. Since July 8, 2015 it has been delegated to the Root Zone.
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Is .live right for you?
.live is a great option for live events you can stream via your phone, laptop, or tablet. Since the word "live" has different meanings, it could also be used for websites about living, such as healthy living, residences and assisted living.
Ideas for your .live domain
There are so many possibilities for a .live domain extension. For example, you can run an online store for flash sales, a news website, a blog about healthy living, stream a sporting event, or a host a live feed.
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FAQ - Learn more about .live domains
.live is a new generic top-level domain (TLD) for real-time websites or websites about life and lifestyles, such as healthy living.
A .live domain extension is a great choice for real-time websites showcasing live sporting events, live feeds, news, and so much more.
Anyone can buy an available .live domain name from Shopify.
Yes, you can buy your branded .live domain names through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars each year.