What is .online?

Launched in 2015, .online is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) that has become one of the hottest domains. It has over two million registrations to date and continues to grow in popularity worldwide.

Who uses .online?

Small, medium, and large businesses are joining the .online party. Whether it’s for ecommerce, web-based services, or to support a mainly offline business (think flower shop or restaurant), .online makes a lot of sense for an online address. Businesses who want to make it loud and clear that their products and services are available online go with .online in their website URL.

Why go with .online?

Stand out from the crowd of .com and .net websites and make your mark with .online. You’ll focus on your niche from the start by putting .online in your website address. That one small, but important touch will help attract the right customers to your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
A domain is your website name and the address where you are found on the internet. A domain name can be any combination of letters and numbers followed by an extension. You may recognize .com, which is the most common extension. But we offer hundreds of others to help you stand out. Every domain is unique and must be registered before you use it.

Yes! You'll need to sign up for a Yahoo Small Business plan. Make sure your domain is ready to transfer and supply the authorization code.


The details will vary slightly depending on your current domain registrar. But don't worry, it’s easy. Learn more in the Help Center.

A domain comes free with the purchase of a WebsitesWeb HostingEcommerce, or Business Mail plan.
TLD stands for ‘top-level domain’. It is the last part of the domain name. The most recognizable TLDs in the world are .com, .net, and .org. Other TLDs include .blog .cafe.info.

It’s time to get your website started. You can either create a domain starter page or sign up for a Websites plan. Domains can also be used to connect to your custom email.


Consider purchasing multiple domains related to your business name to protect your brand online.

If the domain that you really want for your business, hobby, or event is not currently available, do not worry. With hundreds of TLDs available through Yahoo’s domain search, you still have a lot of options. Just search in the domain search bar and we are sure there will be a TLD that is a great match for you.
Yes! Your brand is very important to your business. Registering multiple domain names that relate to your business name will help keep your brand and domain protected. Signing up for Local is another great way to protect your brand.
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