The .KAUFEN extension has entered the General Availability phase, therefore now it is possible to order/apply for domain names within the: .KAUFEN extension/suffix. Please contact our support via e-mail or use the contact form in order to buy .KAUFEN domains.
If your target audience is German-speaking, .KAUFEN, which means "to buy" in German, could be an ideal domain for your e-commerce shop. .KAUFEN can be compared to “shopping” in English, which makes it an attractive alternative to .COM domain especially if you wish to focus on the German-speaking markets that make for about 75 million Internet users. .KAUFEN can be beneficial to any site related to shopping, whether e-shops, comparison and review sites, blogs, wholesalers, or consumer publications.
.KAUFEN ("Buy" in German) is a new generic Top-Level Domain (E-commerce & Consumer Niche gTLD) announced by ICANN, the Internet domain authority. The New gTLD Program`s goal is to enhance competition, innovation, and consumer choice. You can see it as your opportunity to get that perfect domain which has been taken by someone else. The introduction of .KAUFEN domain extension is divided into three phases: Pre-registration, Sunrise and Landrush. After Landrush period, the .KAUFEN domain will become public and registrations will be available to everyone (General availability).
If you are not a brand owner, before General availability you are allowed to take part only in the first phase and pre-register your desired domain names within .KAUFEN. The use of our gTLD pre-registration module is free of charge and without any obligation to buy later on. We will keep you updated on future developments related to your preregistered domains, including information about pricing and regulations, once these have been announced by the registry responsible for a given gTLD. Please note that pre-registration of .KAUFEN is not a queue. Although we will try our best, we cannot provide any kind of guarantee that pre-registration will eventually lead to successful registration of your chosen domain within the .KAUFEN extension.
If you wish to secure your rights to a specific domain name, please choose our Managed TMCH Submission service which offers trademark owners a simple yet efficient way to monitor and protect their brands. It is also the only way by which trademark owners can participate in designated Sunrise periods.
For non-trademark holders Pre-registration of .KAUFEN will be available until General availability.
The .KAUFEN domain should be an attractive choice for commercial sites as well as domain investors. Any business, organization or an individual that benefit from .KAUFEN if they can put it into great use to mark their online presence. If you operate on German-speaking markets, the .KAUFEN domain can provide a unique and meaningful address for your website and help you enhance your online presence. It is a great extension for any website related to shopping, including storefronts, forums, review sites, shopping magazine, sale brochures, etc.
If you would like more information about the .KAUFEN domain ending, have other questions about the E-commerce & Consumer Niche domains or our pre-registration service, please don't hesitate to contact us at email@example.com or via phone: +44 (0) 20 4571 1971