Why choose a .mu domain?
.mu is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mauritius, an island country in the Indian Ocean. While .mu is of course a great choice for any business targeting local Mauritanians, it's also sometimes used as a domain hack by businesses that have a connection to the letters 'mu,' such as makeup brands.
.mu facts, stats & history
First introduced in 1995, .mu is managed by the Mauritius Network Information Centre (MUNIC). Although originally intended to help locan Mauritanians establish a digital presence, anyone in the world can register a .mu domain name. For this reason, it has become popular among music brands, museums, and other businesses that can be abbreviated to 'mu.'
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Is .mu right for you?
A .mu domain name is a great way to establish yourself as a business based in Mauritius. It's also a great domain hack for non-Mauritanian businesses.
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.mu is the perfect choice for businesses based in Mauritius. But it's equally beneficial for makeup brands, museums, music companies, and any other business that can be abbreviated to "mu."
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FAQ - Learn more about .mu domains
.mu is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mauritius. It’s ideal for businesses that want to market their products and services to Mauritanians, as well as a domain hack for non-Mauritius brands.
A .mu domain extension is an excellent choice for any business targeting consumers in Mauritius. You can also use .mu as a domain hack to create a memorable and unique website.
Anyone in the world can buy a .mu domain name as long as it hasn't already been registered.
Yes, of course! You can buy a branded .mu domain name on Shopify.
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