Why choose a .black domain?
The .black generic top-level domain (TLD) is all about the color black, and not intended to have social, cultural, or ethnic meaning. It can be used for a range of websites, whether you're in the business of little black dresses, or summon spirits with black magic. Before you do, it’s key to remember your domain name needs to be in English characters ranging from 1 to 63 characters. Upon registering, your domain instantly and magically becomes yours.
.black facts, stats & history
.black first came about on March 27, 2014 when it was delegated to the Root Zone. There are currently more than 6,700 registered .black domains and 2,510 parked domains, showing that there are still plenty of available .black domain name options. The current registry operator for the .black string is Afilias, who manages all registrations and operations of the .black domain.
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Is .black right for you?
.Black domains are great for websites and businesses around the color black. For instance, black diamonds, black fixtures, black dresses, black cats, Black Friday, black holes, and any other black item, animal, or any other category or industry you can imagine.
Ideas for your .black domain
The .black domain name can be used for anything tied to the color and concept of black, from an online store selling black clothing, a blog about black holes and all things astronomy, or a gambling site for blackjack.
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FAQ - Learn more about .black domains
.black is a generic top-level domain (TLD) that's free from ties to any location or industry.
A .black domain extension is a great choice for anything related to the color black, such as animals, clothing, events like Black Friday, and so much more. With just over 6,700 registered domains, you're bound to find many available domain names to choose from.
Anyone is eligible to buy a .black domain name as long as the name they’ve chosen is still available.
Yes, you can buy your branded .black domain names through Shopify.
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