Why choose a .co domain?
Grow your online presence with a fresh and memorable .co domain name. .co was launched as a generic top-level domain (TLD) in 2010. Since then, any person in any country can purchase and register a .co domain name. It’s a great alternative to .com, and is meant for creatives, innovators, and big ideas. Pursue your game-changing ideas with a global .co domain and see what exciting things will come of it.
.co facts, stats & history
Join hundreds of big brands by registering a .co domain. Companies like Google, Apple, and Twitter have all recently taken up .co domains, making it a trendy generic domain choice. Since Google treats all new domain extensions the same, you don’t have to worry about SEO when it comes to .co domains. In fact, because .co domains are more readily available, you’re more likely to get the exact name you want.
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Is .co right for you?
Looking for a fresh and memorable domain name but the .com domain is taken? Try using .co instead. As a newer top-level domain, it’s more readily available and is a great alternative.
Ideas for your .co domain
A .co domain is a great choice if your sights are set on international growth. The .co domain gives you flexibility and is great for any business, from big brands to small start-ups.
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FAQ - Learn more about .co domains
.co is a generic top-level domain (TLD) and is short for "company." Globally, many recognize “co” as an abbreviation for company or corporation, and many country code domain extensions use it to differentiate a commercial context (for example, amazon.co.uk).
A .co domain extension is a fresh choice for any business due to its global familiarity. It’s great for innovative businesses that market to international audiences.
Anyone can buy a .co domain name as long as it hasn't already been registered.
Yes, you can buy a branded .co 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.